RETREAT AGENDA PREVIEW

DAY 1

Story essentials

Narrative norms in the 21st century

Storytelling as counterculture

The universal story structure

Story architecture

Games

Free time

DAY 2

Story analysis

Creating unforgettable characters

Free time/Sharing

DAY 3

Scenes/Action/Acts/Organization

Emotional transference

Environments

Promises

Writers block

Free time/Sharing

DAY 4

Tension

Show don't tell

Naming

Resolutions

Games

Free time/Sharing

DAY 5

Dialogue

Editing

Starting your story

Story Codes

Free time/Sharing

(full agenda is far more detailed)