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  1. Dawn_McClure

    Craft Build A Book with Brenda Chin

    A six-week course outlining step-by-step instructions on crafting a work of fiction. Students of this course will receive feedback after Week 1, and after Week 6, as well as receiving a 20% discount on Brenda Chin’s freelance editing services, if they choose to take their work further...
  2. Sandy Vaile

    Craft Master Emotive Storytelling: How to Combine Showing Action with Effective Telling with Sandy Vaile

    Master Emotive Storytelling: How to Combine Showing Action with Effective Telling with Sandy Vaile Have you heard the show don’t tell adage countless times, yet still aren’t clear how to apply it? The Master Emotive Storytelling workshop is for fiction writers who want to decipher the...
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    Craft Evolving Story and Character from Life with Sally J. Walker

    Your life is a rich resource for story and character, no matter your age. This course will take you on the adventure of identifying unique and emotionally charged ideas from many different areas of your life, such as family, friends, acquaintances, media, work, the past and even books and...
  4. Peter Andrews

    Craft Endings that Buzz with Peter Andrews

    Endings are your last chance to make a good impression. A great ending can close the sale with an editor, satisfy a reader, and get people talking. Learn the four essentials of a strong ending. Find out how to reach "The End" and what to do if you paint yourself into a corner. Test your...
  5. mawado

    Craft The Counter: Using Negative Space in Your Writing with Mark Dooley

    We struggle to make our writing significant for readers. We often neglect to take make good use of the negative spaces in our writing. When we take advantage of negative spaces, we invite our readers to share in the worlds we’ve created. They collaborate by filling in their own images and...
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    Genre Make It Horror with June Diehl

    June will walk the writer through the elements that help to create a horror story during the first two weeks and write a horror short story or opening of a longer work during the second week. We will look at examples of published stories to see what elements worked to make them horror stories...
  7. Landra Graf

    Genre Plot A Romance In Two Weeks with Landra Graf

    Plot a Romance Novel in 2 weeks. Set your book up for success with detailed character outlines that deepen story connection and worldbuilding. You're familiar with some plotting, but still unsure you're taking the right path... learn a structure that's simple to grasp and easy to use for any...
  8. ineswrites

    Craft Write Your Reader Magnet with Ines Johnson

    Eager to get more subscribers to your mailing list? Why not write a reader magnet! In this course, you’ll learn the different types of reader materials you can use to attract readers onto your newsletter list. We’ll outline strategies to find readers to draw to your magnet. And lastly, we’ll...
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    Genre How to Craft Your Mystery Short Story with Steve Shrott

    Learn the three parts of a mystery and where to include what and when. Steve will show you how to outline and use free writing techniques to craft a winning mystery short. What makes a good mystery, and how to be an idea machine. How to craft openings that hook your reader, and twist endings...
  10. Angela Knight

    Craft Blastoff Beginnings: Writing Opening Chapters That Take Readers Along for the Ride w/ Angela Knight

    In this month-long online class, New York Times best-selling author Angela Knight discusses how to write a beginning that will have readers clicking the BUY button. Knight examines the elements that engage the reader’s curiosity and make her care about your characters. She will explain how to...
  11. Pamela Jaye Smith

    Craft Mastering Your Creative Process with Pamela Jaye Smith

    Whether it’s for a story, a project, a class, a relationship, etc. the 4-part creative cycle affects everything on small and large scales, from a single small plant to a civilization to a star system. Learning to discern where in the process something is can give you all kinds of insights and...
  12. terrimain

    Craft Content Editing with Terri Main

    In between macro-editing (developmental editing) and proofreading for mechanical errors lies Content editing. Macro editing focuses on the novel as a whole and the structure of entire multi-chapter segments at times. Proofreading focuses on the necessary minutia of grammar, punctuation and...
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    Craft Mentoring and Coaching with Editorial Director and Author June Diehl

    Are you seeking a coach and mentor who listens? Doesn't squash your writing style? And who provides positive, constructive feedback to meet your goals? As a certified coach with a background in education and over a decade of working with writers, my goal is to offer you an individualized...
  14. Sunny Irene Roth

    Genre Yes, you can write a Middle-Grade Novel in a month with Irene Roth

    Do you read Middle Grade novels? Do you find a real affinity in the story lines? Do you find that middle-grade fiction provides a wonderful escape for you, even when your life seems a bit in tatters? Do you like hanging out with pre-teens or do you perhaps have a pre-teen at home? If you...
  15. Peter Andrews

    Craft Surprises, Secrets and Revelations - Adding Memorable Twists to Your Stories with Peter Andrews

    How do you keep a reader engaged? One tool is using the desire to find out what happens next. That means predictability is the death of stories. Many people will put down a mystery as soon as they figure out whodunit. And “spoilers” that give away turns and plot points in a movie or a TV show...
  16. TereMichaels

    Character The Missing Puzzle Piece: Core Wounds with Tere Michaels

    Core Wounds sit in the heart of every person - both real and fictional. An understanding of these deep-seated, harmful "truths" we believe can lead to the creation of three-dimensional characters and emotionally impactful narratives readers will never forget. This workshop will explore what a...
  17. Amdenisch

    Craft From Premise to Plot with Anna Denisch

    A class designed to take the idea and opening scenes of a story and turn it into a full-fledged finished product. Using a method involving character needs and oppositions, writers will learn to churn out a list of ideas, create detailed scenes from those ideas, and figure out the best ending...
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    Craft How to Create & Use a Series Bible with June Diehl

    We’ve all heard of writers using a series bible. But how is it best used while writing a series and what should it include? During the four weeks of the workshop, we’ll explore how to create a series bible that fits what you’re writing and how to use and maintain your series bible over the...
  19. Paris Wynters

    Craft Body Language for Writers with Paris Wynters

    Body language is a key ingredient in correctly conveying the emotion you need to add power to your story. This class will teach writers how to use body language to make their characters stronger and more real so they become more than talking heads.
  20. Sunny Irene Roth

    Craft Write the Perfect Short Story with Irene Roth

    Did you ever want to write a short story but never knew where to start? Do you love stories and tell yourself stories from time to time? Do you think in terms of stories? Do you love reading short stories in the Chicken Soup Series? If you answered any of these questions in the affirmative...