New Online Writing Workshops!

Live  -    Interactive -   Personal

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

BUT WAIT! AS A SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY

OFFER, GET ONE WORKSHOP ABSOLUTELY

FREE!

Series One - Story Basics

(Getting Started)

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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.

Tuesday, Sept. 8th

10:00 a.m. (MT)

Tuesday, Sept. 8th

  6:00 p.m. (MT)

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Without Plot & Conflict Your Story is Incomplete

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

Tuesday, Sept. 15th

10:00 a.m. (MT)

Tuesday, Sept. 15th

  6:00 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.

Tuesday, Sept. 22nd

10:00 a.m. (MT)

Tuesday, Sept. 22nd

  6:00 p.m. (MT)

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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. 

Thursday, Sept. 10th

10:00 a.m. (MT)

Thursday, Sept. 10th

  6:00 p.m. (MT)

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More

The Importance of

Visual Effects

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

Friday, Sept. 25th

12:00 (Noon) (MT)

Thursday, Sept. 17th

  6:00 p.m. (MT)

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Make Every Word

Worth More

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

Thursday, Sept. 24th

10:00 a.m. (MT)

Thursday, Sept. 24th

  6:00 p.m. (MT)

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Series Three - Fine Tuning

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Drafting an Outline Doesn't Have to be Rocket Science

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

Monday, Sept. 14th

  10:00 a.m. (MT)

Monday, Sept. 14th

  6:00 p.m. (MT)

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Developing Characters Your Readers Can Believe In

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

Monday, Sept. 21st

10:00 a.m. (MT)

Monday, Sept. 21st

  6:00 p.m. (MT)

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Show Me Everything and Take Me Inside

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

Monday, Sept. 28th

 10:00 a.m. (MT)

Monday, Sept. 28th

  6:00 p.m. (MT)

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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

  • Defining Your Genre and Locking Down Your Theme

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

theme/genre

  • Genre Definitions (including sub-genes)

  • What Are Story Troupes and Cliched Plot Themes

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