Our 2014 Classes are under construction…but here’s what we have so far.
FRIDAY EARLY BIRD CLASSES
Friday Early Bird
Bla, Blog, Bla – Edie Melson
Learn how to build your blog to the maximum level. Tips to grabbing readers and making them followers.
Pick Me! Pick Me! Asking for an Interview – Scott McCausey -
Step into new venues. Expand your network. Learn to ask for the interview.
The Five Most Common Mistakes Novelists Make and How to Fix Them – Steven James
Find the blunders that trip up your writing. Learn how to spot and repair them.
What’s the Big Idea? (Infantry) – Yvonne Lehman
You will discover into which genre your idea or work-in-progress fits. There is a process to finding and developing your ideas and it happens in the first few pages.
I’m a SOCIALite (Infantry) – Edie Melson
Learn the basics of Hooting, Tweeting and Facing.
Keeping the Pace (Infantry) – Mike Dellosso
The saying “A body in motion stays in motion” applies to fiction to. Learn to keep the pace moving and hold your reader tight.
Suessology – (Infantry) Terri Kelly
Discover how giants like Dr. Suess developed their writing style and how you can develop yours.
Me First – (Infantry) – Diana Flegal
What catches the eye of an agent or publisher? Learn what you can do in the first page to make a true impression.
Finding Your Story – (Infantry) – Lori Marett
Get first hand, the insight on how and if your story can become a film. What to look for to help transform your story into a script.
How to Create Mind-blowing Twists – Steven James
Serious writers punch the clock. How to manage your time as a full-time writer.
Point at Who? Point of View! (Officer) – Ann Tatlock
Choosing correct POV is essential to storytelling. Learn how to be in your characters’ heads–without head hopping!
Devote a Little Time (Officer) – Cindy Sproles
Digging deeper into writing effective and touching devotions.
Small Isn’t So Bad (Officer) – Eddie Jones
Is a small press right for you? Discover the questions and answers to contracting with a smaller house.
Murder of a Manuscript – Andrea Merrell (Officer) – Defensive editing to prevent editorial murder of your manuscript.
Your Social Media Report Card –(Officer) – Edie Melson
Advanced social media and how to make it work at maximum speed.
How to Have Magazine Editors Calling YOU! – (Officer) – Vonda Skelton - Learn the tricks and clicks to make magazine editors sit up and take notice.