Past Events

Framing Love Scenes & Other Major Scenes

August 9, 2014

Time: 1 pm to 4 pm

Location: Village Writing School

Framing Love Scenes & Other Major Scenes

        * Analyzing the five major scenes of any narrative
        * Focusing on the love scene
        * Knowing when too much is too much
        * Framing the love scene into a love story

The workshop will feature step-by-step techniques and will give participants time to write. Each seminar should result in writers having rough drafts to work with and polish by the end of the session.


carr_patPat Carr has a B.A. and an M.A. from Rice, a Ph.D. from Tulane, and she’s taught literature and writing in colleges all across the South. She’s published sixteen books, including the Iowa Fiction Prize winner, The Women in the Mirror, and the PEN Book Award finalist, If We Must Die, and she’s had over a hundred short stories appear in such places as The Southern Review, Yale Review, and Best American Short Stories. Her latest short story collection, The Death of a Confederate Colonel, a nominee for the Faulkner Award, won the PEN Southwest Fiction Award, the John Estes Cooke Fiction Award, and was voted one of the top ten books from university presses for 2007 by Foreword Magazine.