The Art of the Hook

with Wendy Kendall

Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir, Novel, Short Story

In Person

Intermediate

1 Session

Start Date: February 10, 2024
End Date: February 10, 2024
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 1:10pm - 4:10pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $89.10
General Price: $99.00

Tease me, entice me, intrigue me. Learn the art of giving readers reasons to open your book, start reading, and keep reading. Creating hooks is one of the ways you earn your readers' attention. Hooks are for every genre and every story structure. They propel a reader through pages and keep them engaged with your story. Learn and practice the art of creating different types of hooks and understand how they work in story structure and marketing.

ADDITIONAL CLASS DETAILS:

  • Feedback in class: Both peer and instructor feedback given.
  • Work outside of class: No writing or reading outside of class.
  • This class includes:
    • Craft Discussion: teachers and students explore essential elements of the craft.
    • Generative Writing: students create new work during class or from assignments.

REGISTRATION DATES: 

  • December 4: Scholarship Donation Day 
  • December 5: Member registration opens at 10:30 am PT
  • December 12: General registration opens at 10:30 am PT
  • December 18: Last day of Early Bird pricing
Wendy Kendall

Wendy Kendall

The result of Wendy Kendall's passion for purses, mystery and romance is an intriguing In Purse-Suit mysteries series. Kat Out of the Bag introduces Katherine Watson purse designer/sleuth, investigating murder as she moves from designer bags to body bags. The prequel, Purse-Stachio Makes A Splash delves into a chilling cold case. The romantic suspense, Snow Kiss Cookies To Die For creates an intriguing tangle of mystery and love. Her 2022 release, Cherry Shakes In The Park blends danger, divas, and frothy summer delights. Wendy enjoys the Pacific Northwest life and time with her two adult sons. She's a blogger, YouTube podcaster, speaker, project manager, and syndicated columnist. Just wait until you see what Katherine Watson and her friends in Bayside face next in the series.

Website – WendyWritesBooks.com

Facebook – WendyKendallMysteries

Twitter – @wendywrites1

Instagram – wendyekendall

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