Build a Strong Story Structure

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April 13, 2022 (1 session)
Wednesday, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM ET

Whether you are writing fiction or nonfiction, whether you are working on short pieces or a book-length manuscript, whether you are an outliner or a pantser, at some point in the writing/revision process you have to make sure your story has a sound structure. We will look at multiple ways to structure a story to engage and keep the reader’s attention. We will also practice analyzing the structure of several stories.

Johns Hopkins Tuition Remission Policies

Current and retired full-time Johns Hopkins faculty and staff, as well as their spouses or domestic partners, are eligible for tuition remission. Eligibility details can be found here.

After registration, tuition remission eligibility will be confirmed by the Odyssey registrar. If eligibility cannot be confirmed, you will be required to pay full tuition for the course. Under the terms of the University’s remission program, Hopkins employees must withdraw in writing at least five working days before the first class to receive a 100% refund. No partial refunds are given to JHU employees and affiliates. All other participants should review the JHAA Event Cancellation and Refund Policy

ABOUT Barbara Morrison
Poet, Writer, Publisher, Freelance Editor, Teacher, Dancer

Barbara Morrison, who writes under the name B. Morrison, is the author of an award-winning memoir, Innocent: Confessions of a Welfare Mother, now available as an audiobook. Praised by Hillary Clinton and others, Innocent is a powerful coming-of-age story that dispels some of the myths and misunderstandings about those living in poverty. She is also the author of two poetry collections, Terrarium and Here at Least. Her work has been published in Little Patuxent Review, The Sun Magazine, Tiny Lights, and elsewhere. In addition to reviewing books on her blog and tweeting about poetry @bmorrison9, she conducts writing workshops and provides editing services. For more information, visit her website and blog at

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 Event Date
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Start Time: 6:30pm EDT
End Time: 8:30pm EDT

1.800.JHU-JHU1 (548-5481)

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