ONLINE Writer-In-Residence Workshop – Adventures In World Building: The Power Of Mythology
World building is the key to creating unforgettable fantasy novels. Wonder Woman… the Amazons… the power of Greek mythology. Fantasy novels like Percy Jackson, his universe made famous by the Greek Gods and Goddesses, Zeus, Athena, Aphrodite, and others. The Sword In The Stone and other books that also explore the realm of mythology, legends like King Arthur and the Round Table. Experience the trip fantastic with artistic exploration. Follow your literary compass with exercises that spark your creative muscle, and delve into discussion with AWCS 2021 Writer-In-Residence Alison Clarke. This fantasy author will take you into the magic of world building.
This is an interactive online class using the Zoom web platform.
As well as being the 2021 AWCS Writer-In-Residence, Alison Clarke is a #1 bestselling author on Amazon, and a poet as well as a fantasy author who has a Master’s degree in Children’s literature from Hollins University. She is also a creative writing and visual arts instructor and experiences life as a spoken word artist, performing at festivals in Edmonton, like Black Arts Matter.
Alison is the autho
r of Phillis: A Poetry Collection, to be published by the University of Calgary Press in October 2020. She is also the author of The Sisterhood, a young adult fantasy novel about Oppie, a sorceress’ daughter, and her best friend, Aurie, who is a dragon, and the journey they go on to save the universe. The Sisterhood is Book One of The Sisterhood Series, for which Alison won the award 2016 Writer of The Year by Diversity magazine. The second book in the series is Racine and the third is Circle which was released on November 27, 2018.