Synopsis Writing: Wowing them with your Synopsis and Logline

Ask any publisher/producer – it’s your logline and synopsis that determines whether your book or script gets read, but the process of writing a scintillating summary of your work is difficult. Nowadays, writing coaches ask writers to draft a logline and synopsis before they start work, as it helps to anchor the writing process. Whether you’re starting or finishing your writing, come learn the art of synopsis writing.

*The science behind logline and synopsis writing, including present tense, third person, who/what/where/when/why and how.

  • The art behind logline and synopsis writing – how to weave words in a way to wow your publisher or producer.
  • The holy grail – merging the art and science of synopsis writing to capture the essence and soul of your work, whilst illuminating your ‘point of difference’.
You will have all afternoon to work on your own logline and synopsis, including workshopping ideas with others in a relaxed and confidential setting.

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Evaluate the best way to capture their new or semi-completed work in a logline and synopsis and use these to anchor future writing.
  2. Evaluate the best way to summarise their completed story in a logline and synopsis and pitch/sell this to a publisher/producer.
  3. Leave the classroom with a completed logline and synopsis for at least one of their current writing projects.
  4. Make use of a current list of publishers, self-publishers and producers.

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