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SAY WHAT?   Cultural References in World-Building by Pamela Jaye Smith

I was recently at a pitch session where novelists and screenwriters were giving three-minute overviews meant to engage and interest publishers and producers in their novels or screenplays. Our task was to assess the pitches and offer comments and suggestions. What stood out were two pitches that did not give enough information about the world …
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Classes Starting the Week of August 5 & 12

Starting the Week of August 5 Submissions that Sell! with Laura Drake  Symbols. Images. Codes. with Pamela Jaye Smith  Action Sequences: Writing Heart-Pounding Fight Scenes, Chases, and Climaxes with Angela Knight  Special Events, Programs, and Webinars starting this week WordWonders: Irene Roth’s Mentoring and Instruction Program for Writers  Starting the Week of August 12 Me, Yourself, and …
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Classes Starting the Week of July 29 & August 5

Starting the Week of July 29 Old Friends—Make Your Characters Memorable with Kathy Otten  Behind the Scenes: The Research Before the Book with Jacqui Jacoby  DIY Book Tours with Ines Johnson  Starting the Week of August 5 Submissions that Sell! with Laura Drake Symbols. Images. Codes. with Pamela Jaye Smith Action Sequences: Writing Heart-Pounding Fight Scenes, Chases, …