Online Writing Workshops!

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

just $40

or save and book an entire 3-part series

for only     $100

All workshops are two-hour sessions 

(six per class limit for more

personal attention) 

Or customize!

You can choose

the date and time for the workshop of your choice!

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 5:00 p.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 5:00 p.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 5:00 p.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, April 19, 2021

at 5:00 p.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, April 21, 2021

at 5:00 p.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, April 23, 2021

at 5:00 p.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, May 17, 2021

at 5:00 p.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, May 19, 2021

at 5:00 p.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, May 21, 2021

at 5:00 p.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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