In preparation for National Novel Writing Month, our own Hannah Haworth will lead us through a plotting workshop.
New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author Marie Force will present how to launch a series as well as how to manage several series at once.
New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Eden Bradley conducts a hands-on workshop in using the five senses in their work.
Writing short isn’t always easy, but there are definite benefits to this format. Writing novellas can even make you a better writer. Bonus! Novellas are the perfect way to build up your readership and keep those readers interested and invested in the world (whatever genre you write) you’ve created while they await your next longer release.
In this workshop, we will learn the ins and outs of character creation from a side of romance we rarely hear from, a male romance reader/writer!
Some books stay with readers forever, earning a spot in their hearts and their homes. Why can't yours? Our own Jen Graybeal will discuss how memory works, story elements that stand out, the powerful magic of ambiguity, and much more.
Bring a dish to pass, your Smartphone/Laptop, a notepad, and whatever else you need. We will put our heads together to answer as many questions as possible and make sure everyone has a basic understanding of how to use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as an author.
SWORDPLAY FROM THE VIKINGS TO STEAMPUNK: HOW TO USE PERIOD ARMS TO DRAW BLOOD ON THE PAGE
Steaphen Fick from the Davenriche European Martail Arts School in San Jose will discuss how to use weapons and fighting to make your writing more exciting and authentic.