Category: Workshops-Upcoming

Romance Across the Metaverse: Writing Romance in Paranormal, Sci-fi, Fantasy and Horror

Posted on Nov 8, 2017 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Workshops · Workshops-Upcoming

02/13/2018 – 03/11/2018 Romance Across the Metaverse: Writing Romance in Paranormal, Sci-fi, Fantasy and Horror – Presenter: Rebekah R. Ganiere Love is Universal – Even for Monsters! Have you ever wanted to write in the Paranormal, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, or Horror genre but you just aren’t sure how to meld romance and the other elements necessary to [Read more…]

The Mystery of the Flesh-Eating Blurb

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02/05/2018 – 02/18/2018  The Mystery of the Flesh-Eating Blurb- Presenter: Sorchia DuBois   Authors are a hardy lot. We brave the perils of research and grammar. We laugh in the face of character development and plot twists. We scoff at revisions and critiques. We boldly bear the slings and arrows of the publishing biz without a [Read more…]

Bump in the Night: Writing the Paranormal Thriller

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01/15/2018 – 02/11/2018 Bump in the Night: Writing the Paranormal Thriller – Presenter: Jacqui Jacoby          They come in the night, the secrets and the sounds…they are the thing that goes Bump in the Night. Paranormal & Thriller author, Jacqui Jacoby offers insight on how not only to write for the genres, but how [Read more…]

Creating Heroes that Inspire Us

Posted on Nov 6, 2017 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Workshops · Workshops-Upcoming

01/08/2018 – 02/04/2018 Creating Heroes that Inspire Us – Presenter: Pamela Jaye            You know how important it is for a character to have internal integrity – and how difficult that can sometimes be. Here’s a helpful system from classical myths, the five ArchePaths.           Warrior, Monk, Scientist, Magician, Lover – find and develop the best ArchePath for [Read more…]

Map Building and Landmass Construction In An Imaginary World

Posted on Jan 7, 2017 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Workshops-Upcoming

11/01/2017 – 11/30/2017 Presenter: Beth Daniels, aka Beth Henderson, J.B. Dane It’s easy to tap out descriptions of the landscape upon which your characters gaze, but it’s tougher for the reader when those characters hit the road and take their quest into new lands. That’s when the questions can arise: How far away was this? [Read more…]

Characters Acting Out of Character: When Good Guys Go Bad (and vice versa)

Posted on Jan 7, 2017 by   1 Comment | Posted in Workshops-Upcoming

11/07/2017 – 11/29/2017 Writers use different methods to get to know their characters and build them for stories. Sometimes we don’t challenge our characters enough. I plan to help students dig deeply into their characters and push them, the characters and the writers, to see what would make them act against their core values and [Read more…]

Painfree Synopsis Writing

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12/04/2017 – 12/29/2017 Novelists and Dramatists need to be able to summarize their stories in succinct 1-4 page synopsis format for marketing purposes.  Do you know how to take that 60,000-100,000 word masterpiece to a mere 500 words and maintain the vigor, and enthralling intensity of character and plot?  Since busy agents, editors and producers [Read more…]

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