writing

  1. 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...
  2. Pamela Jaye Smith

    Craft SYMBOLS. IMAGES. CODES. with Pamela Jaye Smith

    Humans are first of all visual creatures, and symbols are basic powerful communication tools. The more consciously you use symbols, images, and codes in your stories, the more effective your message will be. Using appropriate visuals – in prose, poetry, plays, or scripts - will heighten the...
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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...
  4. Becky Martinez

    Craft Unsagging your Middles with Becky Martinez

    Learn how to keep the middle of your book from suffering from the Sagging Syndrome. Get secrets of how to make your plot move along more quickly through the middle. Learn the basics of subplots and how they can be utilized to get the most out of your characters. Find out how you can use dialogue...
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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...
  6. 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...
  7. Sunny Irene Roth

    Genre Yes, You Can Write the Perfect Picture Book in a Month with Irene Roth

    Everyone has that special picture book that we all remember. The one that instilled in us the love of books and reading. You can write a book that will touch a child's heart! Come along with Irene on a voyage of discovery and learn the secrets of writing every child's favorite book! In this...
  8. SuzanneJefferies

    Genre Romance Writers: Getting to Grips with Inner Conflict with Suzanne Jefferies

    What makes a great romance novel is the inner conflict that the lovers experience. Yet, working out our characters' inner conflict can be intimidating! But, it needn’t be. In this workshop, we’ll talk about: What inner conflict is Why inner conflict is important How to create inner conflict...
  9. Peter Andrews

    Craft How to Write Fast with Peter Andrews

    Crank up the efficiency and get that novel, short story, article or script DONE. Through exercises, evaluations, tips and technologies, you can learn to write faster. Discover how to break through blocks, get ideas, develop plots, draft and polish in less time without losing quality.
  10. Beth Daniels

    Genre Mixing Murder & Magic: Writing The Urban Fantasy P.I. to Life with Beth Daniels

    I picked up my first urban fantasy book to read after watching a short-lived series on the SciFi Channel, (as it was once known) called The Dresden Files. I’d tuned in because of a short mention in the newspaper TV listings about a show with a wizard named Harry who was the star of a bestselling...
  11. CassandraCarr

    Character Crafting the Perfect Romantic Hero with Cassandra Carr

    There's an art to creating heroes who will make your readers fall in love at first sight. Different genres and plots call for distinct characteristics, but there are also universal traits all romance heroes should share. In this course you'll learn about various types of heroes and how to...
  12. Becky Martinez

    Craft Make a Great Start! -- Creating Beginnings with Becky Martinez

    Learn how to create dynamic characters, how to begin plotting your story and how to write those difficult opening pages, and learn strategies that can help take you from the beginning of writing your story. Learn how to create scenes, how to write dialogue and you’re your story off to a good start.
  13. Jacqui Jacoby

    Craft A Noun is a Person, Place or Thing with Jacqui Jacoby

    If you ever sat in front of the TV on a Saturday morning, you know what I mean. You can’t hear the songs and not sing along in your head. Now, in this course, A Noun is a Person Place or Thing, we will use the gifts of Grammar Rock and Schoolhouse Rock to guide us into better writing. A...
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    Craft Crafting a Page Turner with Steve Shrott

    Writing a book is a hard work, but writing a page-turner is even harder. Steve will teach the secrets that authors who write thrillers use to grab the reader from the opening sentence until the end. This workshop will show you, How to grab your reader from the opening paragraph The three...
  15. SuzanneJefferies

    Craft Tighten Your Writing with Suzanne Jefferies

    Show don’t tell, deep point of view, too many adverbs! How do you make your writing tighter, punchier, and hit all those tick-boxes? In this week-long workshop I’ll take you through the six steps to make sure your romance writing is everything you want it to be.
  16. Amdenisch

    World-Setting Comprehensive Worldbuilding - The Whole World View with Anna Denisch

    Throughout this 3-week workshop, writers will learn the ins and outs of worldbuilding and how to properly integrate information into their story. Week one will focus on macro-worldbuilding: how the world is shaped, what political powers are in play, and how religion and technology appear in...
  17. LC Hayden

    Craft Show, Don't Tell with LC Hayden

    We’ve all heard it: show, don’t tell. But what exactly does that mean? Award-winning author L. C. Hayden will address this and other important concerns. She will define the concept, show the reader how to tell which mode he’s in, and how to fix the problem. Hayden will then go an extra step...
  18. Pamela Jaye Smith

    Character ARCHEPATHS – 5 Character Paradigms for Any Story with Pamela Jaye Smith

    You know how important it is for a character to have internal integrity – and how difficult that can sometimes be. Here’s a helpful system from classical myths. Warrior, Monk, Scientist, Magician, Lover – find and develop the best ArchePath for your characters, regardless of gender...
  19. Sunny Irene Roth

    Business Yes, You Can Write for the Travel Industry AND Enjoy a Lucrative Side Income with Irene Roth

    Are you interested in writing for the travel industry? Do you want to visit great places and pass on what you learned to others who are hoping to visit that very place in the near future? Do you want to learn how to write travel articles about places right in your own neighborhood? Do you want...
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    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...