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Structure, Structure, Structure! Creating Detailed Outlines & Engaging Pitches

  • 08 Apr 2017
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • El Segundo Main Library 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo CA 90245


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Structure, Structure, Structure! Creating Detailed Outlines & Engaging Pitches

with Author Derek Taylor Kent 

Structure, structure, structure! Learning the classic elements of story structure to help create engaging pitches and detailed outlines in advance of the writing process.


Derek Taylor Kent

Derek Taylor Kent is an author, screenwriter, performer and director based in Los Angeles. His first novel for an adult audience, KUBRICK'S GAME, was released in late 2016 through Evolved Publishing and quickly became an international bestseller and was one of the best reviewed books of the year. His award-winning book series SCARY SCHOOL (written under pen-name Derek the Ghost) has become one of the most popular new series for middle-readers ages 7 to 12. His new bi-lingual picture book EL PERRO CON SOMBRERO came out August 18, 2015 through Holt/Macmillan and was a #1 best-selling new release. 

Other books include the award-winning educational picture book SIMON AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM and the magical adventure RUDY AND THE BEAST, both available now.

Derek also specializes in writing narrative scripts for Virtual Reality content. His VR sci-fi script EXIT TO REALITY won best screenplay at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival and was nominated for best screenplay at Hollyshorts Films Festival, Red Flight Film Festival, and Reel Writers Screenplay Competition.

For more information about Derek, please visit and

Date: April 8, 2017, Saturday

Time: 1 - 4 PM

Venue: El Segundo Main Library

*$10 Discount for CBW-LA Members.

*Non-members pay the full amount.

*Fee includes workshop materials, handouts, worksheet and a copy of the authors’ book KUBRICK'S GAME.




What if legendary director Stanley Kubrick left behind a mysterious treasure and the clues to find it were hidden in his films? When geeky film student Shawn Hagan uncovers the game, it's a race against the clock to find the prize before it falls into the wrong hands. 

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