Layered Plotting: How To Manage Complex Storylines with Liselle Sambury - The FOLD

Layered Plotting: How To Manage Complex Storylines with Liselle Sambury

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This workshop will show you how to implement a layered plotting style that can help you manage stories across multiple genres. You’ll learn how to break down the different elements from your project so you can more efficiently juggle multiple character arcs, lay out red herrings and twists, establish magic systems, and more.

This session will be closed-captioned. Closed captioning provided by Zoom auto transcription.

This session will be followed by a Q&A.

This session has now ended. It will be available to view on the FOLD YouTube channel until 11:59pm on July 31, 2023.

Webinar Host

Liselle Sambury is the Trinidadian Canadian author of Delicious Monsters, and the Governor General’s Literary Awards Finalist Blood Like Magic and its sequel, Blood Like Fate. Her work spans multiple genres, from fantasy to sci-fi, horror, and more. In her free time, she shares helpful tips for upcoming writers and details of her publishing journey through a YouTube channel dedicated to demystifying the sometimes complicated business of being an author.

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This session will be closed-captioned. Closed captioning provided by Zoom auto transcription.

This session will be followed by a Q&A.
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This session will be closed-captioned. Closed captioning provided by Zoom auto transcription.

This session will be followed by a Q&A.
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