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    “Writing Enchanting Prose” Workshop – Lessons Learned From David Farland

    If you’ve never heard of fantasy author David Farland or taken one of his workshops, you may want to start Googling now. ¬†Or I’ll save you the trouble: visit My Story Doctor and sign up for one of his classes or workshops — particularly his “Writing Enchanting Prose” workshop, a 5-day intensive that he conducts live with a class of ~10 students. At the very least, sign up for his #WritingTips newsletter. It’s been 20 years since I last workshopped in a formal environment. While I loved earning my degree at UCSD’s literature and writing department and their courses were fantastic, Farland’s class was hands-down the best for practical application.…