August 13-16, 2020
New York City

A Recipe For Disaster: The Four High-Stakes Elements Every Story Needs

In real life, we should be nice and kind to the people we love. In fiction, we must make things as complicated and complex as possible to keep readers on their toes. This session will address four key elements that keep tension and stakes high in any story, and show you how to wield them in the plot, the scene, and within your characters.

SESSION LEVEL
General