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Twelve Structure Ideas for Your Story, Essay, Memoir, or Novel Zoom Seminar, Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
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Twelve Structure Ideas for Your Story, Essay, Memoir, or Novel Zoom Seminar, Saturday, June 22nd, 2024

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Saturday, June 22nd, 2024

Live Seminar via Zoom from 12PM CST - 1:30PM CST 

Any questions about this class? Use the Chat Button (lower left) to talk with us.

Taught by Kyle Minor, author of Praying Drunk, winner of the Story Prize Spotlight Award. His work appears online and in print in Esquire, The Atlantic, Iowa Review, Story, the New York Times Book Review, and three volumes of the Best American series. Sarabande Books will publish a new collection of essays, How to Disappear and Why, in August 2024.

Learn more about Kyle in our Meet the Teaching Artist series.

Unlock new storytelling potential. Twelve new ways to make stories, delivered in a one-time seminar.

Are you stuck in the same old storytelling patterns? Are you ready to break free and explore fresh, innovative structures for your stories, essays, memoirs, or novels?

Join us for an engaging, transformative seminar where Kyle Minor will reveal twelve powerful structural techniques to invigorate your writing. 

No matter what genre you write in, this seminar is for you.

What You'll Learn:

  • One-Part Lyrical: Create compelling, concise narratives that resonate.
  • Set-Up/Payoff: Master the art of building anticipation and delivering satisfaction.
  • Two-Part Juxtapositional: Explore contrasts and comparisons to deepen your storytelling.
  • Cold Three-Part: Craft stories with sharp, unexpected turns.
  • All-Hell-Breaks-Loose Three-Part: Learn to escalate tension and drama effectively.
  • Four Sandboxes: Utilize different narrative spaces to enrich your plots.
  • Lost Dog: Implement a search narrative to drive your story forward.
  • Ladies' Magazine Story: Tap into classic, emotionally-driven structures.
  • Purple Rain: Embrace the poetic and the dramatic in your storytelling.
  • And many more unique, creative techniques!

Why You Should Attend:

Spend just an hour and a half with us, and walk away with years' worth of strategies to revolutionize your writing. This seminar is perfect for writers of all levels who are looking to refresh their approach and discover new ways to captivate their readers.

No Required Reading:

While there is no required reading before the seminar, you will leave with a wealth of ideas for your post-Zoom reading and writing endeavors.

Can't Make It Live?

No problem! The session will be recorded and available to watch after the seminar concludes.

Reserve your spot now and take the first step towards transforming your writing!

  • A Toolkit of Innovative Structures: Attendees will leave with a comprehensive understanding of twelve unique structural techniques, providing them with a versatile toolkit to craft compelling and diverse narratives. These structures will help writers break free from conventional patterns and infuse their stories with fresh, creative approaches.

  • Practical Story-Making Strategies: The seminar will equip writers with practical, actionable strategies that can be immediately applied to their current and future projects. From mastering the set-up/payoff dynamic to effectively using the four sandboxes method, participants will gain concrete skills to enhance their storytelling prowess.

  • Inspiration and Confidence: Beyond technical knowledge, attendees will gain renewed inspiration and confidence in their writing abilities. Kyle Minor’s insights and examples will ignite creativity, motivating writers to experiment with new forms and structures and ultimately produce more engaging and impactful work.


Tuition is $75. You can pay for the course in full  or use Shop Pay or Affirm to pay over time with equal Monthly Payments. Both options are available at checkout.
  • Kyle Minor, Instructor
  • Saturday, June 22nd, 2024 | 12PM - 1:30PM CST
  • Tuition is $75
  • Seminar is fully ONLINE and meets via Zoom

If you have questions, please us the Chat Button or contact us via email HERE.