Sci-Fi and Fantasy Workshop
In this workshop, writers will learn how to write compelling, original, and relevant sci-fi and fantasy fiction. Topics explored include:
- The art of worldbuilding
- The critical importance of character development in the genre
- How to avoid fanfiction and channel inspiration from existing published work into original pieces
- An understanding of the differences between sci-fi and fantasy, as well an exploration into the sub-genres of urban fantasy, dystopian fantasy, epic fantasy, fairy tales, and more
- How to explore sci-fi/fantasy in all literary modes, including through plays, screenplays, and poetry
Sessions will include a relevant game, discussion, and feedback and guidance from the instructor. Each session ends with a group workshop, in which writers share with each other and gain feedback from their peers.