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PJ Seminar: Tell It From All Sides – A Master Class on Writing From Multiple Points of View with Angie Kim

$70.00

How do you decide when to tell your story using multiple perspectives?

Start Date

September 14

Day(s) of the Week

Wednesday

Class Times

7:00pm – 9:00pm CT

Location

Zoom (online)

Sessions

1

Instructor

Price

$70

In stock

Description

Some stories are told from a single point of view, while others are told by many characters who take turns giving us their own (sometimes conflicting) version of events. Multiple-perspective storytelling can be powerful, allowing fiction writers to explore different timelines, add suspense, and enhance reader empathy. But such structures are tricky to get right, requiring smooth transitions between different voices. How do you decide when to tell your story using multiple perspectives? Which characters should serve as narrators? And once you’ve decided to use multiple perspectives, how do you create voices that are strong and distinct?

In this session, we will look at examples from short stories and novels that mix different timelines and voices, use short writing exercises to practice creating different characters’ voices, and discuss the whenwhy, and how of using different techniques to best deliver a powerful, multi-layered narrative.

About Angie Kim

Angie Kim is the debut author of the international bestseller and Edgar winner Miracle Creek, named a “Best Book of the Year” by Time, The Washington Post, Kirkus, and The Today Show, among others. Her novel also won the ITW Thriller Award, the Strand Critics’ Award, and the Pinckley Prize. A Korean immigrant, former editor of the Harvard Law Review, and one of Variety Magazine’s inaugural “10 Storytellers to Watch,” Kim has written for VogueThe New York Times Book ReviewThe Washington PostGlamour, and numerous literary journals. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and three sons.