Expired StoryZone Board

This workshop will teach writers how to build a StoryZone Board and create a visual tool to keep thoughts and ideas about their story organized and top of mind. Visualization helps open writers to ideas that have been locked away. The Board can be used for both fiction and nonfiction, and participants will see examples including a brief look at the first Harry Potter book.

This hands-on workshop will be interactive, allowing writers, if they wish, to work on a mockup of their story that can be transferred to a larger board later. Some may prefer to just listen and take notes. Participants will need a few supplies to get started: sticky notes, pen/fine point marker/pencil, scissors, tape, five or six sheets of blank paper. They’ll also need some space to work, if possible. Workshop topics include the “why” and how, further supplies needed, how to make it work for different types of stories, and ways writers can use it to develop their stories.

The StoryZone Board engages other parts of the imagination and creates a fun way for writers to delve deeper into their stories. Let’s get diving!

Millard, a writing coach and project development editor, teaches writing workshops for both beginning and intermediate writers. She has taught composition classes at local community colleges. In addition to a journalism degree, she has an MFA in Creative Writing in fiction from Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina.


To help maintain social distancing guidelines and ensure the safety of our members and presenters, KWG will be moving our workshops to an online format.
Online KWG Workshops are $30 for non-members, $20 for members and $10 for student members. Log in to take advantage of the reduced rates.
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged and closes at midnight on the Thursday prior to the event to enable our presenters to prepare and send you the login information. Help your presenters plan more effective programs by pre-registering. Check payments must be received by one week before the workshop (Knoxville Writers Guild. P.O. Box 10326 Knoxville TN 37939-0326). 
  •  June 13, 2020
     10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue:   Online

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