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So You Want to Put Together An Anthology? with Catherine Lundoff

What goes into creating an anthology? How do you find authors? Decide to pitch it to a publisher or indie publish? And what do you do with it when you’re done? Join editor Catherine Lundoff for a workshop that will set you … Continue reading

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Six Slippery Sins: Good Advice That Goes Astray with Kay Kenyon

Sometimes what we think we know just isn’t true. This class considers how sometimes “common knowledge” about writing can deaden our writing or be misleading. We’ll take a fresh look  at the advice to start the story fast; inner demons … Continue reading

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The Freelancer’s Toolkit: Turning Writing Into a Business with James L. Sutter (Session Two)

You like the idea of writing for hire, but you don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’ve started freelancing, but aren’t sure how to level up your business. Never fear! After 15 years earning a living solely through games … Continue reading

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Book Promotion on a Budget with Catherine Lundoff

Got a new book coming out? Or one that’s been out for a while that needs a little extra love? Chances are that if you’re an author doing any of your own promotion, you’re dealing with one or both of … Continue reading

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Project Management for Writers with Jennifer Brozek

How do you stay on top of the daily demands of being a writer? How do you plan—and carry out that plan—for a novel? How do you make sure one aspect of writing doesn’t swallow up all the rest? Basically,  … Continue reading

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The Freelancer’s Toolkit: Turning Writing Into a Business with James L. Sutter (Session One)

You like the idea of writing for hire, but you don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’ve started freelancing, but aren’t sure how to level up your business. Never fear! After 15 years earning a living solely through games … Continue reading

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Mapping the Labyrinth: Plotting Your Novel with Kay Kenyon

How do you develop a novel’s plot? Is it luck, or trial and error, or are there classic approaches to achieve your best story? Learn how to use structural principals to take your character on a transformative journey inspired by … Continue reading

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Pitches and Synopses with Jennifer Brozek

What needs to go into a book synopsis, and what should stay out? How long should a synopsis be? Does it need to include the ending or should it finish with a hook that intrigues the reader? What are the … Continue reading

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High-Speed Worldbuilding for Fiction and Games with James L. Sutter (Session One)

Easy tricks and tips to help you build unique worlds, cultures, and creatures for your games and stories—all in just a few minutes! As co-creator of the Pathfinder and Starfinder Roleplaying Games, James L. Sutter has created countless award-winning fantasy and science … Continue reading

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Power Word Real Name: Upping Your Game with Names and Titles with Cat Rambo

Your character usually has more than one name, using nicknames, aliases, titles, and more. How can you use this to flesh out both your world and your character, and how can your title take your fiction even further? Join Cat … Continue reading

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