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Welcome to the Shyster Club – Frieda Knezek

Posted on Feb 11, 2018 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized · Workshops · Workshops-Upcoming

03/05/2018 – 03/19/2018 Welcome to the Shyster Club: Presenter: Frieda Knezek  Scammers, magicians, hackers, mentalists… they’re all members and they’ve all mastered the same tool: social engineering. It’s the art of not only manipulating people so that they give up something they normally wouldn’t, but often making them love you for it. In this workshop we’ll [Read more…]

MARKETING FOR AUTHORS And yes, Facebook is your friend.

Posted on Jan 26, 2017 by   3 Comments | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

  by Mia London “Writing a book and not marketing it, is like winking at a guy in the dark. No one knows what you’re doing except you.” – Mia London Before you roll your eyes, hang in there. I’m confident there are at least one or two tips in this article that will make [Read more…]

It is Not Enough to Have a Story

Posted on Jan 19, 2017 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

by Beth Daniels     aka Beth Henderson, J.B. Dane, Nied Darnell   Before you actually decided to be a writer… Before you dreamed up your first story…or the ones after that… Before you opened a blank document on your computer… …did you have any idea that you’d need to do some school work? That’s what [Read more…]

Hogmanay is a Strange Myth and Holiday

Posted on Dec 29, 2016 by   1 Comment | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

  by Nancy Lee Badger Hogmanay is a strange word to this paranormal writer. The first time I heard the word, I mistakenly assumed it was the Celtic term for Christmas. Nope!  Wikipedia describes it this way: It is the Scots word for the last day of the year and is synonymous with the celebration of the [Read more…]

Mystical Bad Guys by Jacqui Jacoby

Posted on Dec 1, 2016 by   2 Comments | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

Things that go bump in the night.  The kinda things that the heroine or hero wouldn’t do.  It’s the personality of that other character, the character that will teach your heroine and hero to find their better selves, to work together to defeat that villain and make Happily Ever After come true. But first… that villain. It’s [Read more…]


Posted on Nov 22, 2016 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized · Workshops

When it comes to writing Futuristic, Fantasy and Paranormal stories there is far more than merely deciding on height, build, coloring, past experiences, and hopes and dreams when building a character.   Oh, sure, you’ve still got all that, but it’s expanded! Seven-foot-tall might make a character horizontally challenged in his hometown. Slim and svelte [Read more…]

Pitch It or Ditch It? All You Need to Know to Score Big with your Book’s Pitch

Posted on Nov 22, 2016 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized · Workshops

Want to practice your pitch for an upcoming pitch session to an agent or editor?  Need help refining your pitch to include in a query letter?  Well, practice makes perfect! Sign on for this handy pitch practice workshop, taught by multi-published author, Kerri Nelson. During class you’ll get to practice your pitch (up to 4 [Read more…]