writing

  1. Denise A. Agnew

    Waving Hello! New Here

    Hey everyone, Just popping in to say I'm new here. I'll be taking the zombie class coming up. I'm writing a four book series that is post apocalyptic and while I've already written two and half books in the series I'm looking forward to learning more things that could help me with creating...
  2. Karen Wiesner

    Business Writing Blurbs that Sizzle—And Sell! with Karen Wiesner

    Make your book fly off the shelves! Are you an author who dislikes or dreads trying to write back cover blurbs for your stories, or have you started one and want help making yours sizzle with intrigue and impact? Would you like to utilize a series blurb but you're not sure where to start in...
  3. Laura Drake

    Craft Advanced Writing with Laura Drake

    You know the feeling – when you start a book and immediately suspend disbelief to fall into the story world. As authors, we know that this isn’t easy to do. It takes more than a good scene. It takes a maestro of craft to pull it off. If you’re past problems with POV, character development and...
  4. Kris

    Craft Crafting Must-Read Backstory: Write Backstory Your Readers Are Dying to Read with Kris Kennedy

    Writers love backstory! We need backstory. It’s pain and motivation and the unique angles that make our characters sing and howl at the moon. It’s the whys and hows. It explains everything. Unfortunately, it can also kill story. Backstory can be deployed. Done right, it’s a weapon in our...
  5. LC Hayden

    Craft How to Write Dynamic Dialog with L. C. Hayden

    Award winning and bestselling author, L. C. Hayden, will guide you on how to turn your dialog into dynamic dialogue. Thus your dialogue will not only sound realistic and be perfectly punctuated, it will also reveal the character’s personality and help develop the plot. Once you've completed this...
  6. terrimain

    Craft Back to Basics: Basic Parts of Speech and How to Use Them with Terri Main

    How long has it been since your high school English class? Five years? Ten? Twenty? It depresses you to think about? However long it has been, you have probably forgotten much of what you learned (at least learned well enough to pass the course.) This is no disgrace. The same could be said of...