The 2019 Writers Conference will be held Thursday, November 14 through Sunday, November 17.
Our conference will focus on craft, skill-development, and community building. Get your manuscript polished and submission-ready with how-to sessions, editing and critique, and community building. Thursday - Saturday is for adult and teen writers. Sunday is just for the kids.

All sessions are First Come, First Served. Building a schedule does NOT guarantee a spot and is for informational purposes only.
Saturday, November 16 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Conflict and Tension (seats 150)

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Conflict is a part of our day to day lives, but what does conflict mean when we're actually putting it down on the page? Mohr will demonstrate how narrative conflict is a collision between a character's wants and the obstacles that we put in their path. Learn how to use emotion, characterization, and motivation to maximize a scene's potential.

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Joshua Mohr

Joshua Mohr is the author of the memoir "Sirens" (2017), as well as five novels including "Damascus", which The New York Times called "Beat-poet cool." He’s also written "Fight Song" and "Some Things that Meant the World to Me," one of O Magazine’s Top 10 reads of 2009 and a San... Read More →

Saturday November 16, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm

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