Workshops and classes

Brenda Chin's workshops and classes

Build-A-Book with Brenda

A six-week course outlining step-by-step instructions on crafting a work of fiction.

The Master Class Series

For those who want to go beyond the basics of writing fiction. A six-week course to learn about tools of the trade and practices that will take your story to the next level.

  • Subjects include:
    1. How to Show, Not Tell
    1. Creating Complex Characters
    2. Understanding Point of View
    3. Layering
    4. Creating Conflict That Works
    5. Self-Editing

Understanding the Rhythm of Storytelling

A half day course, where we focus on story structure, and fulfilling reader expectations, using Blake Snyder’s SAVE THE CAT, Alexandra Sokoloff’s STEALING HOLLYWOOD, and Gwen Haye’s ROMANCING THE BEAT as a guide.

All courses are sometimes offered through, and are also available for weekend retreats or conferences.

For more information, please contact brenda(at)brendachin(dot)com.