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Archive for Tag: writing

Into the Wormhole – Beth Daniels

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

05/01/2018 – 05/28/2018 INTO THE WORMHOLE: TIME TRAVEL, PARALLEL WORLDS, ALTERNATIVE DIMENSIONS, and SPACE TRAVEL STORY WORLDS Presenter: Beth Daniels, aka Beth Henderson Wormholes are handy things…not for worms (well, yeah, maybe they are for worms) but for writers looking beyond our own humdrum existence. Humdrum because the real world can’t do the things, or [Read more…]

Manage Self-Doubt to be Your Best Creative Self – Yvonne Kohano

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

04/03/2018 – 04/30/2018 Manage Self-Doubt to be Your Best Creative Self Presenter: Yvonne Kohano Self-doubts about our skills and possibilities for success are normal conditions of human existence. Not being able to manage those feelings is NOT. When self-doubt steps in and takes hold, our creativity and productivity flee in the opposite direction. Think of [Read more…]

Writing Fast: The Art of Journaling – Shéa MacLeod 

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

04/10/2018 – 05/08/2018 Writing Fast: The Art of Journaling Increasing Your Novel Writing Speed Through Art Journaling Presenter: Shéa MacLeod  Do you envy prolific writers who seem to pump out multiple novels per year while you struggle to finish one or two? Are you already fairly prolific and want to become more so? Are you [Read more…]

The Chunky Method of Time Management for Writers- Allie Pleiter

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04/03/2018 – 04/30/2018 The Chunky Method of Time Management for Writers Presenter: Allie Pleiter Can’t seem to finish that novel you’ve been writing? Want to write faster and get published but fear squelching your muse? Pleiter’s innovative Chunky Method comes to you in an interactive online class. You’ll follow a step-by-step plan to identify your unique [Read more…]

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…]

Survive Cover Design and Blurb Writing with Sorchia Dubois

Posted on Aug 24, 2017 by   5 Comments | Posted in Blog

Designing a book cover and writing a back cover blurb tend to drive writers to drink—or at least to more drink. Besides working on my next book, I’m trying to come up with a fail-safe, sure-fire, one-of-a-kind, guaranteed-to-attract-attention cover for my next release. This is not my strong suit. I would love to hear your [Read more…]

Dump the Info Dump by Eilis Flynn and Heather Hiestand

Posted on Sep 23, 2016 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Blog · Workshops

How to write succinctly and keep the attention of your reader Say you’re starting work on your latest fantasy or science fiction story. You’ve just done a ton of research to create and get all the details just so, down to the outer ridge of your heroine’s boot, manufactured in somewhere in Alpha Centauri, having [Read more…]