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  1. Becky Martinez

    Craft Learn the Ins and Outs of Writing a Series with Becky Martinez

    Whether you want to write a long-term mystery series, a romance saga featuring one or two families or a fantasy trilogy that spans time and space, the joy of writing a series can be both challenging and rewarding. Readers may fall in love with one book and then want to read more with those...
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    Business Don’t Fear Writing the Synopsis - Learn to Conquer It! with award-winning author Becky Martinez

    Writing a synopsis is hard work and not too many authors boast that they enjoy writing a synopsis. Becky will show you the secret Plotting Wheel formula that will keep your fingernails in tact and the steps to conquering the big bad synopsis. Registrants will learn, What you need for a GREAT...
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    Craft Adding Humor to Your Manuscript with Becky Martinez

    Have you ever thought of yourself as a comedy writer? Probably not. Many people don’t think they can ever write it, though they might love to read it. Any story, from romance to mystery to fantasy, can use a touch of comedy or light moments. Like any type of writing, certain elements of...
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    Craft Plot Your Novel with The Plotting Circle with Becky Martinez

    *** Registration is now full. *** Whatever type of book you are writing – fiction or non-fiction -- the Plotting Circle can help get your story in order. Developed by two longtime fiction and non-fiction writers, it has served them both well in all their plotting endeavors. Learn how you can...
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    Polish your Autumn pitch with Becky Martinez

    Polish up your pitch and get it ready for SavvyAuthors' Autumn Pitchfest. We want everyone's pitches the very best they can be! We are offering a one and a half week, mini-intensive workshop to help you polish that pitch through three rounds of feedback with from long-time and much-loved...
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    Plot-Structure Your Novel's BluePrint with Expert Author Becky Martinez

    Ask a veteran author about the importance of creating a strong and cohesive plot with a solid GMC and they'll tell you it's key to sustaining a long and rewarding publishing career. Don't let your book fall into an agent or editor's the slush pile with a weak plot and unmotivated characters...
  7. Becky Martinez

    Special Event Polish your Sweetheart Pitch

    Sweeten up your pitch and get it ready for SavvyAuthors' Sweetheart Pitch. We want everyone's pitches the very best they can be! We are offering a one and a half week, mini-intensive workshop to help you polish that pitch through three rounds of feedback with from long-time and much-loved...
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    Genre Solving the Mystery of Writing Suspense with Becky Martinez

    Ever wanted to write a mystery? They can be fun, they can be frightening, they can be deadly. But writing a mystery can also be a mystery itself– whether it’s a stand alone or a series, or a romantic suspense or amateur sleuth, or hard boiled detective. Learn all the basics of writing a...
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    Craft Keeping up the Pace in Your Stories with Becky Martinez

    Readers want books that keep their interest and attention, whether it’s great characters or a great story. But how can you as the author construct your story so that it keeps the readers turning the pages? Learn some of the mechanics of pacing and different ways you can keep the story moving and...
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    Expert Event Polish Your "Take the Horror out of Pitchfest" with Becky Martinez!

    Don't send agents or editors away from your pitch screaming in horror! Get your pitch ready for SavvyAuthors' Take the Horror Out of Pitchfest. We want everyone's pitches the very best they can be! We are offering a one and a half week, mini-intensive workshop to help you polish that pitch...
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    Craft Writing Funny – Bring Comedy into Your Fiction with Becky Martinez

    What is a good way to distinguish yourself as an author? To make readers look specifically for your books next time they are visiting Amazon or in a bookstore? Easy! It’s an old tradition that goes way back and has been a staple in books, movies and plays forever – make them laugh! Comedy is an...
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    Craft Let’s Write a Story with Becky Martinez

    Once you have a plot and characters you should be all set to write that next best seller, right? Wrong! A boring beginning or a flat ending can leave your readers throwing the book at the wall or eager to write up a nasty review. Writing a book that can have readers eagerly awaiting your next...
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    Craft Making Your Characters Real with Becky Martinez

    Great characters are the foundation of any good story. Learn how to bring your characters to life with one of the co-authors of two books on creating memorable characters. Find out how you can come up with heroes and heroines who go from cardboard figures to believable people. Make them come...
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    Craft Let’s Plot Your Novel with Becky Martinez

    Don’t let the plotting process get you down. It can seem like a major undertaking, but once you figure out what works best for you, you can let the real author in you come out and get down to plotting any type of story – from romance to thriller to fantasy, from short stories to a long series...
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    Craft Beginner Writing Series with Becky Martinez

    Don’t let the plotting process get you down. It can seem like a major undertaking, but once you figure out what works best for you, you can let the real author in your come out and get down to plotting any type of story – from romance to thriller to fantasy, from short stories to a long series...
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    Genre Writing Romantic Suspense with Becky Martinez

    Romantic suspense books remain as popular as ever. Who can resist a good mystery mixed with a torrid or delightful romance? But how do you write a story that will sell? What are the available genres and what are publishers looking for? How about your heroine and hero? This class focuses on...
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    Polish Your Hot Summer Pitch with Becky Martinez!

    Spice up your pitch and get it ready for SavvyAuthors' Summer Hot Pitch. We want everyone's pitches the very best they can be! We are offering a one and a half week, mini-intensive workshop to help you polish that pitch through three rounds of feedback with from long-time and much-loved...
  18. Becky Martinez

    Plot-Structure Find Your Perfect Plotting Method – Different Ways to Plot with Becky Martinez

    What is the best way to plot your novel? Not every process works for every author. Sometimes you might find a combination of methods that can work for you. In this class we’ll take an in-depth look at the various plotting methods, and you can determine what might work best for the way you like...
  19. Becky Martinez

    Special Event Polish your Sweetheart Pitch

    Sweeten up your pitch and get it ready for SavvyAuthors' Sweetheart Pitch. We want everyone's pitches the very best they can be! We are offering a one and a half week, mini-intensive workshop to help you polish that pitch through three rounds of feedback with from long-time and much-loved...
  20. Becky Martinez

    Craft Creating Great Characters with Becky Martinez

    Great characters are the foundation of any good story. Learn how to bring your characters to life with one of the co-authors of two books on creating memorable characters. Find out how you can come up with heroes and heroines who go from cardboard figures to believable people. Make them come...