Story Expo 2015
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Eric Edson To Provide Scriptwriting Tips At STORY EXPO 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 5th, 2015, Los Angeles CA: When writing screenplays, all aspiring screenwriters face a challenge in building their hero’s journey large enough to fill the big screen.  Authors who want to gain those skills necessary for mastering movie storytelling should attend Eric Edson’s classes on screenplay writing at the upcoming STORY EXPO 2015, Sept 11, 12, 13 at the Westin LAX Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.

Accomplished screenwriter, professor and author of the best-selling book, The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, Edson advises authors to focus on “Hero Goal Sequences” when writing a movie script. They help transition the story from one scene to the next, build audience support for the story’s hero or heroine, and link together all parts of the story. Referencing it as one of the best books on scriptwriting, author Jessica Davis Stein says The Story Solution “may well be the best cure for writer’s block ever written.”

The expo is billed as the world’s largest conference for writers from all mediums including screenplay writers, TV writers, novelists, and filmmakers. Attendees will expand their knowledge about the craft of storytelling, determine which medium is best for their story, and learn how to package and pitch ideas and scripts.

Edson is one of over 100 world-renowned speakers who will discuss all aspects of storytelling. His first seminar on Friday, September 11, from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m., covers “How to Build Plots Like an A-list Screenwriter” Mastering screen story structure is both a challenge and an essential skill for screenplay writers.  Eric’s new tool of HERO GOAL SEQUENCES changes the playing field and improves the chances for all new screenwriters.

His second seminar, on Saturday, September 12, from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m., covers “Creating Great Characters for Great Stories.” Character function in plot creation is often misunderstood.  Eric demonstrates how mastering Character Categories creates memorable screenplays that sell.

Edson’s final seminar, on Sunday, September 13, from 9:45 am – 11:15 am, covers “Writing Character Growth.” Learn how strong character growth attracts movies stars to your screenplay.  Many writers fear tackling character growth, but once understood, creating it isn’t that hard.

“I’m really looking forward to the 2015 STORY EXPO,” commented Edson. “This is the ultimate environment for those who want to concentrate on the art and craft of storytelling.  I enjoy sharing ideas about writing screenplays and meeting so many like-minded screenwriters.”

About The Story Solution:  The Story Solution, by accomplished screenwriter Eric Edson, is an in-depth handbook for authors who are writing a movie script. It reveals the 23 actions screenplay writers use to create dynamic, three dimensional heroes. Visit the website at to download a sample chapter of the book“Like” the Facebook page to receive screenwriting tips and insider insights on writing screenplays.

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