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Classes Starting the Week of August 19 & 26

Starting the Week of August 19 Traditional, Indie, Hybrid: What’s Your Writing Career Goal? with Beth Daniels  Getting started with Scrivener with Lisa London Writing the Thriller with Steve Shrott  Starting the Week of August 26 From Austen to Aliens: How to Create Classic Tough Chicks with Jacqui Jacoby  Catching the Feels: How to Achieve Emotional …
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Classes Starting the Week of August 12 & 19

Starting the Week of August 12 Me, Yourself, and They: Point of View and You with JoSelle Vanderhooft Lock and Load: Make your characters aim true & shoot straight with Jimmy Morris  Improving Characterization and Plot Using the Tarot and Oracle Cards with Leena Naidoo  Special Events, Programs, and Webinars starting this week Mentoring & …
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SAY WHAT?   Cultural References in World-Building by Pamela Jaye Smith

I was recently at a pitch session where novelists and screenwriters were giving three-minute overviews meant to engage and interest publishers and producers in their novels or screenplays. Our task was to assess the pitches and offer comments and suggestions. What stood out were two pitches that did not give enough information about the world …