Discover the 21 deadly sins of romance including clichés, cardboard characters, and implausible circumstances common in romance novels that drive readers crazy. Learn why they're deadly to your novel and how to make your story a romance readers will love. This workshop applies to all heat levels from the sweet inspirational to the steamy erotica.
All beginning writers make mistakes. To improve your writing today, avoid these common pitfalls by taking these four common mistakes to heart: meaningless phrases, author intrusion, preaching and teaching, and word abuse.
Comic book writer and historian Trina Robbins, reviews the history of the comics industry and how women have historically been ignored in this market… leaving a gap for her and other female writers to fill.
Comic book writer and historian Trina Robbins shares her thoughts on how she writes for a young, female audience, an audience that has long been ignored by the comics industry. She also talks about how librarians and teachers value the ability to reach this broader audience.
Have you ever wanted to learn the process of writing a comic?Ever wondered about the difference between a Comic Book and a Graphic Novel? Join author, screenwriter and producer, Neo Edmund, for this free webinar to learn the seven things you need to know about writing comics!
Jamie Freveletti, author of Running Dark, discusses her novel and how it's different than thrillers written by men. She also shares some insights into her main character and how she crafted her to be a realistic female lead in a thriller setting.
Comic book writer and historian Trina Robbins discusses how the comics industry is changing to include more women than ever before and what this means for a growing audience for comics.
Comic book writer and historian Trina Robbins offers advice for young women interested in breaking into the comics industry. Trina is a legend in the comics industry, don't miss her great advice, including great conferences to attend and other resources.
Join us for an interview with Lois Winston, award-winning author of romance, romantic suspense, humorous women's fiction, and mystery books. Lois talks about why mystery novels are usually plot driven while other genres, such as romance, are more character driven. Which approach does your story take? Do you know the 'rules' for your genre?
Nat Gertler covers the gamut of expertise, having written for books, magazines, TV, and in Comics. He is also a publisher and editor. Join us for a peak into how he got started in writing comic books, including who he began pitching comics to, how he began building publicity for his work, and how comics led to other opportunities.
Novelist and journalist Laura Dave shares her perspective on the pressures placed on women these days and how her books tap into the decisions women are required to make as they balance competing priorities. Even if you don't write for women you'll want to check this out. It's a window into how a writer uniquely uses real life as inspiration for her work.
Character is more than appearance, backstory and goal. Donna Hatch will discuss how to develop believable, multi-dimensional characters that bring new depth to your story.