Meetings

Join SCWA on the third Saturday of each month for an exciting opportunity to learn about the writing industry. Novelists, screenwriters, journalists, agents, and marketing experts provide information on the art, craft, and business of writing.

SCWA presents “Living Room Chats with Wendall Thomas”

Lee Child, Maria Semple, Lee Goldberg, Bill Fitzhugh, Daniel Pyne, and Kellye Garrett are just a few examples of top film and television writers who have used the Three Act Structure techniques to become successful novelists.

Every story needs a great opening, a clear moment when the central plot begins, significant decisions by the protagonist, obstacles and reversals, surprises, and a satisfying ending. Mastering the Three Act Structure can help you create those elements intentionally and more successfully in your books.

Based on 24 years of teaching in the Graduate Film School at UCLA, Wendall Thomas discusses the Three Act Structure and successful storytelling in two 1.5 hour sessions. You must register by 9:00 am, April 15.

When: Saturday April 18 and April 25, 2020

Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Where: Zoom webinar

Cost: $25.00 for members $40.00 for non-members (Cost includes both sessions)

Underwritten by the Southern California Writers Association