Novel Writing Class

Writing Your First Novel: The Elements of Writing and What to do When Stuck

The San Gabriel Writers League is hosting a class on the mechanics of writing a novel, taught by Dr. David Ciambrone.

Saturday, March 24
Independent Bank,  1503 Rivery Blvd. Georgetown, Texas 78628
Community Room, 9:00 a.m.  to 5 p.m.

Dr. Ciambrone is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction novels and engineering textbooks. He is an active member of the Mystery Writers of America, The International Thriller Writers, The Central Texas Chapter of Sisters in Crime, San Gabriel Writers League and The Writers’ League of Texas. He was a professor at Cal State and has taught numerous writing classes.

If you’re new to the trade or want to sharpen your writing skills:

1. Learn the key elements of how to begin writing your first novel:
· Are you eager?
· How to start
· Avoid the pitfalls of a writer
· What is writer’s block?
· How to conquer writer’s block

2. Learn the elements of writing (the mechanics), tools of the trade.
· How to capture the reader’s attention
· How to develop the storyline with a who-dunn-it plot
· Why is the setting of the story important?
· The do’s and don’ts of writing dialog
· Setting the stage for your novel
· Character development

The class is $15 for SGWL members and $20 for non-members.  You may pay online below. Your online payment is also your registration. Please bring your confirmation email to the class as proof of payment. You may also pay at the door with cash or check. If you pay at the door, please register online at the bottom of the page to reserve your seat.

Novel Writing Class – SGWL Members


Novel Writing Class – Non-members


Novel Writing Class plus SGWL 1 Year Membership


If you plan to pay at the door, please register now by submitting this form.