Online Writing Workshops!

Live  -    Interactive -   Personal

Three Different 3-Part Series Available     Designed for the Fiction Writer

If the workshop times below just don't work

for you, be sure to contact me and let me know what does.

I'm more than happy to design a specific workshop for even smaller groups.

All workshops are

two-hour sessions 

(six person class

limit for more

personal attention) 

just $40 per session

or save and book an entire 3-part series

 for only     $100

Want to start the new year with a an edge? Contact me and  we can schedule a workshop   before 2020 comes to a close!

Series One - Story Basics

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Defining Your Story Before You Begin is Essential

When a writer has trouble defining the category(ies) their story fits into, completing and selling that story becomes a more difficult task.

Monday, March 15, 2021

at 10:00 a.m. MT

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Developing Characters Your Readers Can Believe In

Readers want characters who can leap off the page and stand right beside them. Make yours four-dimensional, not flat.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

at 10:00 a.m. MT

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Show Me Everything and

Take Me Inside

Whether another world or this world, past, present or future, if you're writing fiction, you're creating a world all your own.

Friday, March 19, 2021

at 10:00 a.m. MT

Series Two - Skill Sharpening

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Converting Passive

Voice to Active

Don't just tell your readers a story. Show them and let their imaginations soar. 

Monday, February 15, 2021

at 10:00 a.m. MT

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The Importance of

Visual Effects

Why and how using the five senses truly brings your story and your characters to life.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

at 10:00 a.m. MT

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Make Every Word

Worth More

Characters speak with more than just verbal dialogue. It's tone of voice, facial expression, and body language.

Friday, February 19, 2021

at 10:00 a.m. MT

Series Three - Story Crafting

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Without Plot and Conflict Your Story is Incomplete

If your story and characters have no purpose and no goal, they have nowhere to go, and your readers have nothing enticing them to turn the page.

Monday, January 18, 2021

at 10:00 a.m. MT

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Every Story Needs a

Beginning, Middle and End

And every good story has just the right pacing with all the ups, downs, and sticky connections needed in between to bring each element together.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

at 10:00 a.m. MT

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Drafting an Outline Doesn't Have to be Rocket Science

For both plotters and pantsers, and either before you begin writing or during the process, outlining is a valuable tool that shouldn't be ignored.

Friday, January 22, 2021

at 10:00 a.m. MT

Workshop registration fees are non-refundable, so be sure to properly adjust the start time to your time zone. 

Series One  

(Story   Basics)

What We'll Discuss During the Workshop

theme/genre

  • Defining Your Genre and Locking Down Your Theme

  • Why it's Important To Do Before You Write the Story

  • Genre Definitions (including sub-genes)

  • What Are Story Troupes and Cliched Plot Themes

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