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  1. Beth Daniels

    Character Playing Goddess: Character Creation for FF&P Stories with Beth Daniels

    When it comes to writing Futuristic, Fantasy and Paranormal stories there is far more than merely deciding on height, build, coloring, past experiences, and hopes and dreams when building a character. Oh, sure, you’ve still got all that, but it’s expanded! Seven-foot-tall might make a character...
  2. Amdenisch

    Genre Magical Realism: How to Bring Magic to the Real World with Anna Denisch

    What is magical realism and how does it differ from fantasy? Learn the pros and cons of each in this one-week workshop, and learn how to implement which works best in your story! Lesson One: What makes magical realism magical realism? - Learn the ins and outs of magical realism and how...
  3. Lori Devoti

    Genre Plotting and Planning: How to Write Your Cozy Mystery with Lori Devoti

    Love cozy mysteries and dying to write your own, but don’t know where to start? In this eight-week course, Lori Devoti (aka Rae Davies) USA Today Bestselling author of the Dusty Deals Mystery Series, will walk you through everything you need to know to plan and write and a successful cozy...
  4. Amdenisch

    Genre How to Write Realistic YA and MG Fantasy with Anna Denisch

    Learn how to write realistic YA and MG fantasy when you are not a young adult or middle schooler! Lesson One: Types of fantasies and the roles of kids, teens, and young adults Learn the different types of fantasies commonly used in YA and MG novels Understand how kids, teens, and young adults...
  5. Sunny Irene Roth

    Genre How to Write a Young Adult Novel with Irene Roth

    Do you read Young Adult novels? Do you find a real affinity in the story lines? Do you find that young adult fiction provides a wonderful escape for you, even when your life seems a bit in tatters? Do you like hanging out with teens or do you perhaps have a teenager at home? If you answered any...
  6. ineswrites

    Genre Plot Your Sweet Romance by Watching Hallmark Movies with Ines Johnson

    Millions of viewers tune in each night to watch movies on the Hallmark Channel. What if you could break down the elements of one of these love stories, scene by scene, to help you plot your next sweet romance novel? Let veteran television writer, Ines Johnson, teach you the story beats that will...
  7. C

    Genre Shifters, Vampires, and Witches, Oh My - Writing Paranormal Romance with Chris Redding

    In this two-week course, you’ll learn the basics of writing paranormal romance. You’ll learn the tropes of each type of paranormal romance, where you must adhere to the guidelines, and where you can push the envelope. Let’s take an exciting journey through the writing of other-wordly beings who...
  8. Pamela Jaye Smith

    Character Alpha Babes with Pamela Jaye Smith

    Whether you're creating super-heroines or putting ordinary people in extraordinary situations, sometimes it just takes an Alpha Babe to accomplish the goal. Learn the qualities of the Alpha Babe, explore the transitions to become one, and use the repercussions of being one to enrich your...
  9. Stevens7_2000-yahoo.ie

    Genre How to Write a Sci-Fi Short Story with Steve Shrott

    In this workshop, you’ll delve into the secrets of writing amazing science fiction short stories. Some of the topics covered are: Creating original and intriguing sci-fi premises that hook readers Techniques used in the most successful science fiction Secrets of writing time travel, first...
  10. Sunny Irene Roth

    Genre Yes, You Can Enjoy Writing Articles for Kids AND Make an Extra Stream of Income with Irene Roth

    There is nothing more fun than writing short articles for kids and sending them off to potential publishers. It is fun and rewarding, and it doesn’t take a lot of time to achieve. During this workshop, I will try to instill this love of writing for kids that I have developed in each of you so...
  11. selfwinding

    Genre Make My Genre Punk with Alli Martin

    Steampunk, cyberpunk, solarpunk, what's with all these punk genres? Learn what makes a genre "punk" and some key ingredients for navigating and writing various punk subgenres. Writing exercises will help develop your worldbuilding in these alternate histories and fantastic futures, and the...
  12. Stevens7_2000-yahoo.ie

    Genre How to Write Horror Short Story with Steve Shrott

    In this workshop, you'll learn how to write pulse-pounding horror short stories. Some of the topics covered are: Creating chilling story ideas that hook readers Developing protagonists that people care about, and antagonists that give them the creeps Cultivating an atmosphere of fear and...
  13. Beth Daniels

    Genre MASTER CLASS: Writing the Paranormal Mystery with Beth Daniels

    What do you do when the victim or perpetrator of a crime isn't exactly fully human anymore...or maybe never was? Definitely a conundrum for your sleuth or the cops! Be they vampire, werebeing, zombie, mage, demon, old god, troll, elf, or what have you, this is the workshop that takes them on and...
  14. Stevens7_2000-yahoo.ie

    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...
  15. 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...
  16. LC Hayden

    Genre How to Craft a Mystery/Thriller with L.C. Hayden

    The book world offers its readers a variety of mysteries. Some are good, some not so good, and some are excellent. What makes the difference? It all begins with its foundation: learning how to craft a successful mystery. An award winning mystery/thriller author will show you how a successful...
  17. Sunny Irene Roth

    Genre How to Write a Romance Novel with Irene Roth

    Do you read romance novels? Do you find a real affinity in the story lines? Do you find that cozy romances provide a wonderful escape for you, even when you life seems a bit in tatters? Do you love Hallmark movies? If you answered any of the above questions in the affirmative, you have come to...
  18. Justine Brashear

    HELP! Sweetheart Pitch Fest only for Romance?

    Hello! I'm new here so please excuse what is likely a ridiculous question, but I can't find any confirmation anywhere. Is the Sweetheart Pitch Fest only for romance books? I write contemporary Women's Fiction that has romance elements, but it wouldn't actually fall into the romance genre. Just...
  19. LC Hayden

    Lecture Lesson 1: Preparing Yourself

    Lesson 1: Preparing Yourself You’ve made up your mind. You’re taking a road trip that will take you to the opposite end of the country. You’ve got two choices. One, you can get in your car and point it in the right direction and hope you’ll reach your destination. Or two, you can get out a...
  20. Stevens7_2000-yahoo.ie

    Genre How to Write a Sci-Fi Short Story with Steve Shrott

    In this workshop, you’ll delve into the secrets of writing amazing science fiction short stories. Some of the topics covered are: Creating original and intriguing sci-fi premises that hook readers Techniques used in the most successful science fiction Secrets of writing time travel, first...