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Workshop

Write Vivid Narration

$12

Discover how to brainstorm and write strong, unique metaphors and similes that will bring beauty and power to your work. Master crafting imagery so that readers better understand and connect with your characters and story.

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Barbara Vance

Instructor

13

lessons

70m

video runtime

1

download

Course Description

One of the best ways to bring a story to life is through vivid descriptions of characters, setting, and action. And one of the best ways to make descriptions vivid is through figurative language like simile and metaphor.

This workshop will help you develop unique, beautiful images and associates you can use to describe the characters and story world. This is critical. Most writers do not adequately craft novel similes and metaphors, which makes them fall flat. We will examine how images can develop characters, set the tone of a story, and express deep emotion.

This workshop goes far beyond smile and metaphor basics to address the power each kind of figurative option has, when to use it, and why.

This workshop addresses how to:

This course includes

Students have course access for 365 days. All worksheets and notes are downloadable.

What People Are Saying

5/5

“This course is a wonderful breakdown of techniques for writing ‘word pictures’, specifically similes and metaphors. The class also goes into how to use similes and metaphors in a variety of ways. We all know how to write simple metaphors (as red as a rose) but writing effective once that are interesting and help to add variety to your writing is really hard. I recommend this course to everyone who likes creative writing, even if you have experience and read craft books before.”

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Sigrid

Student

5/5

“She is one of the best teachers. I’d love to see more of her. I think anyone could be impacted by what she has to say.”

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The Greenwoods

Student

5/5

“This course took my understanding of similes and metaphors to a whole new level. Barbara made it easy to understand by providing great examples throughout. Sincere thanks.”

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Miriam

Student

5/5

“I am literally hanging on her every word. Another brilliant class.”

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Marlen

Student

5/5

“Amazing set of classes. I’ve been wanting to pick up on my writing for quite some time now and all these tips are really helping :D”

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Arturo

Student

5/5

“This teacher’s voice is so soothing and relaxing. I really enjoyed listening and it helps understanding the lesson content.”

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Carter

Student

5/5

“Thank you for this amazing and uplifting class Barbara Please do a Poetry class next. Thank you!”

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Heidi

Student

5/5

“I learned many new things. Really good course. I recommend it!”

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Mimi

Student

5/5

“Made really understand metaphor and simile. Thank you!”

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Karina

Student

5/5

“Very helpful!”

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Faith

Student

5/5

“Great Class.”

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Dark Bean

Student

5/5

“Good ideas. Made me think.”

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Carney

Student

5/5

“Awesome.”

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Sam

Student

5/5

“The instructor explains several important concepts.”

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Kris

Student

5/5

“SO helpful. This will change how I write.”

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Paige

Student

Barbara Vance, PhD

I am a writer and instructor who has been blessed to help thousands of writers bring their stories to life.

My degrees include a B.A. in literature, an MA in Literature and Creative Writing, and a PhD in storytelling and media. Prior to launching my own company, I taught writing and storytelling at a tier-one university.

Over the past sixteen years I have developed a widely acclaimed collection of courses designed to help writers develop their stories, stay on track, and finish what they start . . . even while juggling busy careers and a family.

I am also the author of a multi-award-winning poetry collection, and my poems are licensed for use in anthologies and curricula around the world.

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