The Ancient City Romance Authors are now collecting promotional material to give out at their October 17th FICTION WRITERS’ BOOT CAMP, featuring Stephanie Bond. Any promotional material is welcome: bookmarks, pens, cover flats, etc. Please send at least 50 pieces by October 1st. Contact one of the following for mailing instructions. We are also taking [...]
There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein. ~Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
My call story is unusual in that I met my publisher through a writing contest. Only, he wasn’t a publisher then; he was another contestant. Right from the start, he liked my writing and we became friends with others in the contest, ultimately starting a critique group together. Well, one time someone tossed out the [...]
CAMEO, RWA Chapter 123, presents a two part online class on Villainous characteristics, personalities and mindset. First an in-depth study of the Darkest psyche, that of a Serial Killer. Dr. Cynthia Lea Clark is going to share her knowledge from interviewing over 75 serial killers and the internal working of a serial killer’s darkest psyche. [...]
INSTRUCTOR: Sylvie Kurtz WHEN: September 7 to September 18 (6 lessons posted over 2 weeks) WORKSHOP: Revision is all about details, about letting your internal critic finally have a go at something he’s really good at—wading through all the boring rules to facet the rough rock the muse spewed out into a polished diamond. One [...]
**Permission to forward granted and encouraged** Yosemite Romance Writers is proud to present their online workshop for September. Date: 9/7 – 10/2/09 Workshop title: Wham, Bam, Thank You, Ma’am: Cutting to the Chase and Writing First Chapters That HOOK Description: Did you know that prospective editors and agents sometimes make their decision as to whether [...]
**Permission to forward granted and encouraged** Yosemite Romance Writers is proud to present their online workshop for September. Date: 9/7/ – 10/2/09 Workshop title: Writing Hot, Delicious Love Scenes Description: Do the love scenes or sex scenes in your romance novel lack that magical spark and sizzling heat that makes the reader go WHEW!!? The [...]