What the Day Comprises
You are invited to spend a fascinating, information-packed day with David Baboulene. You will leave excited and inspired, because you will know how to harness the power of your stories.
David draws on his work with an amazing array of famous collaborators, including:
David will help you to understand how to turn your story ideas into the most powerful stories they can be.
David with Bob Gale - writer of Back to the Future
Mark Williams - Arthur Weasley in the Harry Potter films.
Best selling crime writer, Lee Child.
Theatre legend, Willy Russell.
John Sullivan OBE, with Delboy's limo!
Stewart Ferris, MD Summersdale Publishers Ltd.
How to write
be a producer
be a writer
guide to writing
Understanding story structure
understanding story elements
understanding story problems
Delegate Comments on David's Story Book Seminars
"Every session provided a ‘eureka moment’ for me; another sudden insight into ways to improve my stories and find direction for me as a writer.”
“A wonderful combination of technical knowledge balanced with the recognition that story must come from the heart of the individual. Your seminars have helped me enormously.”
“Made something very complex beautifully clear.”
“Hugely entertaining and motivating.”
“It would be hard to improve these seminars. I would recommend them to everyone.”
"Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful."
How the day Unfolds:
What is a story? Why do stories exist? How do they work?
The Top Notes: The story framework, narrative and character growth.
The utterly critical and definitive role of subtext in story power.
The relationship between plot and character - why are they one and the same thing?
The life blood of story - Conflict and Antagonism.
Understanding story structure. How to use it and when to forget it.
How to understand how good your story is. Story evaluation, analysis, problem resolution and optimisation.
The Salesman's Hat - packaging and selling your story.
Analysis, workshops, Q&A.
Quick beer, and SAD GOODBYES!
The day also includes interactive and workshop components, screenings and examples from dozens of writers and classic works from Shakespeare and PG Wodehouse through Philip K Dick to Back to the Future.