Turn a Jewish Tale into a Story [Mary Potter]
All Levels. Plot is challenging, which is why many writers adapt plots from classic tales to tell stories. Jewish tradition abounds in juicy tales you can use to deepen or build a story. We’ll look at the origin, classic telling, a retelling, and a contemporary reworking of three tales: Lilith, the golem, and the Mysterious Stranger. Participants will choose one, write a story around it, work on how to use the tale effectively—and learn about plot along the way.