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Classes Starting the Week of February 18

Contemporary Romance and the Romantic-Comedy: There’s a Difference? with Beth Daniels How to Write Dynamic Dialog with L. C. Hayden Crafting a Page Turner with Steve Shrott  Blurbs, Taglines, and Ad Copy with Ines Johnson  Special Events, Programs, and Webinars starting this week WEBINAR: Legal Issues for Indie Authors with Jacqueline Lipton ~ February 21 @ …
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Classes Starting the Week of January 21

Classes & Events I’m digging out of the snow this week, but what a perfect time to start a new SavvyAuthors class? Stay warm and dry everyone! Basic Parts of Speech, and How to Use Them with Terri Main ~ January 21 – January 27 How to Keep the Readers Turning the Pages with L. …
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When Your Thinking Cap looks a lot like Santa’s Hat by Beth Daniels, aka Beth Henderson, J.B. Dane, Nied Darnell

Here we are in December already. I don’t know about you, but it always seems to creep up on me and jump out waving a list of things to be accomplished within only a few weeks. So why, you might be wondering, do I want you to join me for a week of talking about …
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Lights, Camera, Fingers Poised for Action! by Beth Daniels, aka Beth Henderson, J.B. Dane, Nied Darnell

We live in a media-based world where parkour enhanced chase or CGI-configured fight scenes, and other seemingly magical things appear on screens in the theatre, on the tube, tablet, or phone. Our readers are video oriented. As writers, we need to be, too! It isn’t enough that we’ve all had to learn marketing as well …