“Double Talk: Making Dialogue Work for You” ONLINE with Jeramey Kraatz

Online Class

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one week. Join us as author and scriptwriter Jeramey Kraatz discusses the importance of dynamic dialogue and the vital role it plays in writing. On its surface, dialogue might seem like the easiest thing in the world to write. … Continue reading “Double Talk: Making Dialogue Work for You” ONLINE with Jeramey Kraatz

$49.00 – $109.00

“Launch to Success: Self Publishing in 2021” ONLINE with Deanna Roy

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one week. The best methods for releasing a self-published book change radically every year. Whether you are working on your very first book or are about to launch your latest title, in this class we will review: Changes in … Continue reading “Launch to Success: Self Publishing in 2021” ONLINE with Deanna Roy

$49.00 – $109.00

“Crafting an Effective Novel Synopsis” ONLINE with Richard Z. Santos

$99 for Members (only) This class is sold out.  All registrants will have access to the class recording for one week. Are you struggling to write a novel synopsis to send to potential agents? In this special evening intensive class, you will learn the necessary components of a novel synopsis in the classroom component, and … Continue reading “Crafting an Effective Novel Synopsis” ONLINE with Richard Z. Santos

$99.00

“Everyday Poetics: Creating Modern Forms” ONLINE with Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one week. Modern poets are always inventing something new. Why can't you? For centuries, poets have bent word into classic forms like the sonnet and the sestina. Many of these offer structure and allow poets to pay homage and … Continue reading “Everyday Poetics: Creating Modern Forms” ONLINE with Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton

$49.00 – $109.00

“Finding Your Voice” ONLINE with Heather Harper Ellett

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one week. Find the sound of your manuscript. Voice is the Loch Ness Monster of the literary world—a nebulous, evasive entity that nobody can describe perfectly, yet we know it when we see it. Publishers want it, reviewers swoon … Continue reading “Finding Your Voice” ONLINE with Heather Harper Ellett

$49.00 – $109.00

“First Impressions Are Everything: Composing a Standout Query Letter” with Becka Oliver

$99 for Members (only) Are you struggling to write a query letter to send to potential agents? In this special evening Intensive, you will learn the necessary components of query letters in the classroom component, and then work on your own letter in the lab component. Students will leave the class with a draft or … Continue reading “First Impressions Are Everything: Composing a Standout Query Letter” with Becka Oliver

$99.00

“What Authors Need to Know: Marketing and Publicizing Your Book” with Katharine Duckett

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one week. Learn how to promote your book and which marketing and publicity tools work best for you. Finding your audience is a key part of any successful writing career. Whether you're publishing traditionally or choosing to self-publish, you … Continue reading “What Authors Need to Know: Marketing and Publicizing Your Book” with Katharine Duckett

$49.00 – $109.00

“Writing a Kickass Screenplay” with Owen Egerton

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one week. Are you ready to write that screenplay that's been on your mind? As a sought after screenwriter, Owen Egerton has written for the biggest studios and scrappiest indies, crafting humor, horror, thrillers, and animated screenplays. In this … Continue reading “Writing a Kickass Screenplay” with Owen Egerton

$49.00 – $109.00

“Setting the Hook: Capturing Your Readers” with Gabino Iglesias

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one week. Learn what to do—and what not to do—to ensure you quickly capture your readers' attention. A novel must compete with every other element of modern life. From responsibilities and significant others to Netflix and other books, our … Continue reading “Setting the Hook: Capturing Your Readers” with Gabino Iglesias

$49.00 – $109.00

“Memory Bones: Structuring the Literary Memoir” with M.M. Adjarian

Online via Zoom

$49 for Members $109 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one week. Every memoir offers glimpses into the complex world and consciousness of another human being. But how can you take those husks of experience we call memory and transform them into a compelling narrative? The impulse to share … Continue reading “Memory Bones: Structuring the Literary Memoir” with M.M. Adjarian

$49.00 – $109.00