Fantasy Fiction Plots: Quests, Wars, and Heists

Friday, April 26 | 10-11:30am

How to Write Fantasy Fiction: A Homeschool New York Virtual Workshop

Fantasy Fiction Plots: Quests, Wars, and Heists with author Amanda Trumpower 

Join us for a survey of common fantasy plots in books, TV shows, and movies with the goal of helping you choose the best template for your personal style, story, and characters.

GRADES: 6-12

REQUIRED MATERIALS: Note-taking supplies.

Also, it would be helpful if registrants would do at least one of the following, depending on which plot type they might be interested in:

[Quests] Watch Star Wars IV: A New Hope, Eragon, or How to Train Your Dragon

[Heists] Read a summary of the YA fantasy book, Six of Crows (there is some violence in the book – not sure if it’s in the summary), or watch the new Dungeons & Dragons movie, Honor Among Thieves

[Quests/Wars] Watch Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

[Quests, fiction for kids] Read a summary of Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

PRICE: $5/Homeschool New York family, $10/nonmember family

REGISTRATION: Register by midnight on Thursday, April 25. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link to access the workshop.

INSTRUCTOR BIO: Amanda Trumpower writes for Jesus lovers who dig dragons, detectives, and droids. Writing ever since she could hold a crayon, she goes a lot faster now that she’s upgraded to a keyboard. She’s a twin mom, second-generation homeschooler, and board game fanatic. 

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