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Archive for Tag: workshop

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

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

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

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

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…]

Top 10 Reasons to take the Anthropology, Archaeology & Romance Writer Workshop

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Blog

by Darlene Reilley Hi! I’m really excited to be here! Thank you for being so warm and welcoming. I’d love to share with you my love of anthropology and the top 10 reasons to take this workshop. This fun, inclusive workshop will merge my two loves: writing and anthropology! If you’re a writer who wants [Read more…]

Villains We Love to Hate

Posted on Oct 20, 2016 by   4 Comments | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

©MM Pollard, October, 2016   If you want to create a villain your readers will love to hate, avoid the clichéd villain. Clichéd villain: If the villain is a woman (in any sub-genre) she’s the conniving other woman, she’s the evil mother-in-law, she’s the wicked/crazy twin sister of the heroine, she’s the wicked/crazy sister of [Read more…]

How to Write Succinctly and Keep the Attention of your Reader

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 by   7 Comments | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

or, Beware the Info Dump, My Child By Elizabeth MS Flynn w/a Eilis Flynn Say you’re starting work on your latest story. You’ve just done a ton of research on it to get all the details right, down to the button detail of the outer ridge of your heroine’s boot, a distinctive triangular pattern as a post-modern [Read more…]

Discovering a New Area of the Universe

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 by   7 Comments | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

By Sally J. Walker  When you write for yourself, the entire experience is carefree, laidback, easy because you know your audience.  But the moment you begin to write for someone else, you should feel the pressure of meeting expectations and doing a good job for that other person. Only the most arrogant of writers think anything [Read more…]