Sat, Sep 09|
Supercharge Your Romance Tropes
In this workshop Jennifer Hilt will help writers learn to identify tropes in the fiction they read, watch, and write, as well the different ways these tropes can be invaluable in creating and selling their own fiction.
Time & Location
Sep 09, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM PDT
About the Event
In this workshop: Tropes are the building blocks of fiction in all genres, but especially important in Romance. They not only help writers plot their stories, they can help develop characters, choose settings, and develop marketing plans. By mixing and blending tropes, writers can create stories that feel both fresh and familiar, that give readers what they're looking for in new and exciting ways.
Jennifer Hilt is the author of The Trope Thesaurus and the forthcoming Trope Thesaurus Romance, and in this workshop she will help writers learn to identify tropes in the fiction they read, watch, and write, as well the different ways these tropes can be invaluable in creating and selling our own fiction.
About the speaker: Jennifer Hilt is a USA Today Bestselling author who has worked as a plotter and concept creator. She has written twenty four books across four pen names as well as her urban fantasy series: The Undead Detective. She teaches craft classes and is a podcast regular extolling the virtues of trope twisting.She is also the author of The Trope Thesaurus, Horror Trope Thesaurus and Trope Thesaurus Romance. She lives in Seattle where she collects dictionaries in unfamiliar languages, binges Scandi-Noir series, and shouts out tropes from the comfort of her couch.
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