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• Developing an Idea From A Single Word or Concept
• Setting Up The Premise For the Story
• Introducing Characters and Conflict Through a Story of Their Own
• Tension and Timing
• Brevity and Length : Making the Story Fit The Time Slot Before you Shoot
• The Art of the Mind Blowing Plot Twist
This session will include an exercise where we will select a topic and develop the story in a live team environment. Please bring a laptop, Netbook, or Tablet Device. Pen and paper will do if no other option is available.
About J.H. Glaze...
J.H. Glaze is a versatile storyteller, born in northeast Ohio. As a young adult, Glaze traveled the country, often hitchhiking, looking for adventure and new opportunities. The experiences of these early years were sometimes unbelievable, the impact of which are evident in his natural style of writing, an accessible "hey, I know you" kind of word construction. It is this everyman voice that leads the reader along a path that seems quite familiar to them before providing a twist that can be so unexpected. With a blend of humor and horror, he delights in giving the reader something to look forward to in every chapter of every novel or short story.
His writings include a paranormal horror/thriller series of full length novels, "The Paranormal Adventures of John Hazard", which currently consist of "The Spirit Box", "NorthWest" and "Send No Angel". The main character, John Hazard, is a former police detective turned paranormal investigator. Many more adventures are planned for John and readers are invited to stay tuned. "Ghost Wars" is coming.
J.H. Glaze has also developed a short story series entitled, "The Horror Challenge", whereby he solicits his readers for a word or phrase that he will twist into a theme or prop in one of his engaging short stories, usually in 2,000 words or less. This method of story development invites the reader into the creative process then credits their story suggestion at the time of publishing and has been met with great enthusiasm.
He has also published novelettes, "The Life We Dream" and "Forced Intelligence". Here J.H. Glaze has expanded into the realms of romance and science fiction, while maintaining his compelling storytelling style. The new series coming this spring, Rune, will add yet another layer to his work and he is excited to unveil this serial novel, one thrilling episode at a time.
When you are looking for a story to thrill and entertain you in a way you likely have not experienced before, try a novel, novelette, or short story by J.H. Glaze. You'll discover why they call him one of the new Kings of Horror!
We use a rating system on all of our films. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed in films rate PG-13 or R. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children under 16 are not allowed in workshops. The Youth Screening Series on Saturday is open to all youth.