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The First Novel Draft Blues with Cat Rambo

You’ve got a first draft of your novel now, in all its messy glory. How do you go about revising it and getting it to the point where you’re ready to give it to your beta readers? How do you … Continue reading

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Literary Techniques for Genre Fiction Writers with Cat Rambo

This class combines lecture, discussion and in-class writing exercises designed to introduce a number of techniques to use in your own writing such as foreshadowing, alliteration, rhythmic device, allusion, etc, and ways to test them out in short fiction as … Continue reading

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Dunking the Reader in the Details with Cat Rambo

How do you create a world that feels immersive to your reader without drowning them in description? What details should be included—and what should be left out? Cat Rambo gives you twelve tools to use for creating immersive worlds, along … Continue reading

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Character Building Workshop with Cat Rambo

Learn how to create interesting, rounded characters that your readers can identify with, whether hero or villain. We’ll cover how to write convincing interesting dialogue as well as how to flesh out a character so they come alive and help … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Workshop with Cat Rambo

This workshop focuses on flash fiction, also known as short short stories. The workshop consists of a mixture of lecture, in-class writing exercises, discussion of how to turn fragments into flash, and an overview of flash fiction markets. Come prepared … Continue reading

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Writing Your Way Into Your Novel with Cat Rambo

The process of novel-writing varies greatly, but one thing is always true: a butt must go into a chair and the words must be written. Come find out how to get past sticking points through a combination of lecture and … Continue reading

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The Algorithms of Storytelling with Cat Rambo and Wayne Rambo

Software coding and fiction writing can overlap, particularly in the area of design patterns and algorithms that can be applied to help you plan and execute a successful story. Join two published authors as well as programmers who can teach … Continue reading

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Writing Your Way Into Your Novel with Cat Rambo

The process of novel-writing varies greatly, but one thing is always true: a butt must go into a chair and the words must be written. Come find out how to get past sticking points through a combination of lecture and … Continue reading

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Dunking the Reader in the Details: Toolsets for Creating Immersive Worlds with Cat Rambo

How do you create a world that feels immersive to your reader without drowning them in description? What details should be included — and what should be left out? Cat Rambo gives you twelve tools to use for creating immersive … Continue reading

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Writing & Gender Workshop with Cheryl Morgan

Every writer hits the question of how best to write characters other than ourselves, and gender can pose one major difference. How do you write about a gender other than your own? How have Western ideas of gender fractured and … Continue reading

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