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November 20 @ 1:00 pm EST - 3:30 pm EST

1 meeting
Genre: Writers Craft 
  • Fall 2022
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  • Online
Room: Zoom Room 4


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From Short Story to Film & TV: Writing the High Concept Short Story

Steven Salpeter at Assemble Media edits a short story magazine and scouts short fiction for Assemble Media to option or develop for Film/TV adaptation, as well as hires writers to work on company projects. Are you interested in learning what kind of short fiction gets picked up for publication and for Film/TV development? Are you trying to find an agent or representative to help you in your fiction writing career and interested to know what kind of short fiction will get the attention of literary agents? Join our class to learn how to unearth unique ideas to place at the center of your short stories, and how to create stories that are pitchable from inception, whether these be big or grounded science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realist, or humor concepts, or if they’re realistic stories about larger-than-life events happening to relatable characters. Find out what goes beyond a concept and into short story structure and help discover the overlap between your interests and the kinds of big ideas that make great short stories.

Please note: This class or event will be held online (using Zoom or a similar live platform). To participate, students or attendees should have a stable internet connection. Class participants: you should have a computer or device with a webcam and microphone; and your Zoom link will be automatically sent to you after you register. Check your spam box if you don't see it.

The MuseTeacher: Steven Salpeter

Prerequisite: Open to writers with some workshop experience