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  1. All the Pretty Brides

    All the Pretty Brides

    A 2019 Daphne du Maurier Finalist LT. Jake Carrington has an engagement that can’t wait. Standing over the body of a woman on the railroad tracks who disappeared on July 6th, she's the fifth woman in as many years to go missing on that date. A happy bride-to-be who will never wed, bear children,..
  2. Deborah Bailey

    Homework Lecture 3

    Homework Even if you haven't done Monday or Wednesday's homework, no problem. If you want to catch up, check out the previous homework threads. Answer one or all of the questions. 1. Have you ever used cliffhangers at the end of a book? How did that work out? 2. Do you have a way of whetting...
  3. Deborah Bailey

    Homework Lecture 2

    Homework Even if you haven't done Monday's homework, no problem. :) If you want to catch up, check out the Lecture 1 homework. Answer some or all of the questions. 1. What is your overall story problem (or main conflict) to be resolved for the series? 2. What is the main conflict to be...
  4. Deborah Bailey

    Lecture Lecture 2 - What is the Overall Story Problem to be Resolved?

    Lecture 2 Welcome back to the class! Today we're going to look your story question (also referred to as your story problem) – overall, what is the conflict that will be resolved? What should your reader come away with at the end? What question will be answered (or what problem solved) at the...
  5. Deborah Bailey

    Lecture Lecture 1 - Additional Points about Setting

    Hi everyone! I realized that I wanted to elaborate just a bit more about setting. Adding fictional elements to your real world setting When you think about the setting, also consider the culture and how it fits with the location. In a contemporary you may be fitting into a current culture in...
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    Craft Tools 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...
  7. ineswrites

    Craft Serializing: Using the Structure of Episodic TV to Craft Your Serialized Novel with Ines Johnson

    Shows like Scandal and The Walking Dead pride themselves on the jaw dropping final few seconds of the show which have viewers eager to tune in the next week. Never hear another complaint about a cliffhanger ending again when you learn to plot your serialized novel like a season of a television...
  8. Becky Martinez

    Craft Tools 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...
  9. Beth Daniels

    Craft The Newbie Guide to Writing a First Series with Beth Daniels

    Today there are probably far more titles in ALL the popular fiction genres that fall under the umbrella of being part of a series than there are those that are standalone titles. A series, after all, can suck readers into your fictional world and keep them coming back for more and more and more...
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    Andres “Rio” Rivera became his ICE profile years ago. Cold and calculating, he never promises anything beyond right now. But when he ends up with a cancelled flight and a shared hotel room with the secretive Celeste Patron, the fire behind Celeste’s buttoned-up exterior melts every barrier.
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    THEWRONGCOWBOY_MR_FINAL.jpg

    After acting on her childhood crush crashes and burns, Emma must choose between the sexy cowboy who gives her what she needs or try to convince her crush she is more than a little sister.
  12. Fighting for Home:  Descendants of the Amazoi Book 1

    Fighting for Home: Descendants of the Amazoi Book 1

    300 B.C. tribes of warrior women battle to save their homeland. Some die; some find love. All are changed forever!
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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...
  14. Lori Devoti

    Lecture Lesson 3 - Your Series Antagonist

    Your Series Antagonist First, let’s just define what an antagonist in fiction is. The antagonist is a character (or characters) who works against the protagonist in the protagonist’s journey towards her goal. You may think of the antagonist as the villain, but they do not have to be bad or have...
  15. terrimain

    Craft Novel Writing Series with Terri Main

    It’s 2020. Can you believe that? Well, maybe you can, but for some of us that’s the future we read about in dime novels that actually were sold for a dime. Those novels created the future we expected to see. Now, it’s your turn to step up and write the novel that shapes someone’s world. Whether...
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    vagrant small final with seals.jpg

    Award winning Young Adult Science Fiction Vagrant. First book in a three book series, Vagrant is a Finalist for the International Best Book Award and won the Seal of Excellence from Apple Awards. Logan Hall is a Vagrant, one of the disenfranchised living beneath the mega city of New Washington...
  17. Becky Martinez

    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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    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. Beth Daniels

    Craft The Newbie Guide to Writing a First Series with Beth Daniels

    When it comes to writing mysteries, there are probably far more that fall under the umbrella of being a series than there are those that are standalone titles. A series, after all, can suck readers into your fictional world and keep them coming back for more and more and more. But writing a...