There’s what you write … and then there’s how you write it. If you want readers to engage in your story, then you need strong style and tone in your writing. And, yes, you can learn how to do this!
Your style and tone need to match your characters and the genre you’re writing in. Why? Because readers have certain expectations and the wrong style/tone can put off readers.
This Focus On… Style and Tone is for you if:
In FOCUS ON… Style and Tone, Pamela dives deep into the elements of style and how it affects tone. She covers the most common mistakes new writers make, and shows you how to fix them so that your style enhances your storytelling, and your tone puts your readers in the right mindset to enjoy your plot.
FOCUS ON… Style and Tone is for people who want:
“Pamela’s knowledge is refreshingly wonderful. Everything she says is like a lightbulb moment for me. The way she explained style versus tone, as well as the main points on achieving closeness with your reader were highly valuable.”
Pamela focuses on how to use style and tone to match your characters and to enhance your storytelling. Each FOCUS ON seminar explores an important aspect of the art of writing – in an accessible and efficient way. The session consists of a 1 hour expert presentation plus an additional 30 minute Q&A – designed to entertain, educate and inspire you to improve your craft.
“What I found particularly helpful was having the differences and similarities between style and tone clearly clarified, how each relates to specific genres and sub-genres, and how to deepen POV simply by removing filter words.”
Pamela Freeman is an award-winning, bestselling author of more than 40 books and novellas, plus short stories and scripts. She writes under two names: Pamela Freeman for children’s and fantasy, and Pamela Hart for mystery novels and historical fiction.
Prolific across multiple genres, Pamela has a Doctorate in Creative Arts (Writing) and she has been the director of creative writing here at the Australian Writers' Centre for over 10 years.