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  1. RWA® Online presents: Creating an Author Website at Wordpress.com in Four Easy Lessons by Catherine Chant Class begins: November 2, 2015 and lasts two weeks. Cost: $15 Registration and class info: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Registration opens: October 19, 2015 Everything you wanted to know to know about creating an author website using WordPress. About the class: This two-week workshop covers all the information you need to create an author website including: setting up an account, understanding the dashboard, working with posts and pages, customizing appearance and la
  2. RWA® Online presents: Adding the Spice of Diversity to Your Writing presented by B.A. Binns Class begins: 8/31/15 and ends 9/25/15 Registration opens: 8/17/15 Cost: $15 Last day to register: 8/31/15 Location: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Class Description This is a four week class with homework assignments. The target Audience is beginner and intermediate writers and anyone interested in about adding diversity and multicultural elements to their writing. Many authors fear inserting diverse characters and settings into their work for fear of creating a stereotype of not
  3. CRAFTING MEMORABLE DIALOGUE presented by Joni M. Fisher Location: RWA® Online Chapter website http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org Dates: May 4-29, 2015 Registration opens: April 20, 2015 Last day to register is May 4, 2015 Cost: $15 (You do not have to be a RWA® member to take this workshop) FMI: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Or email the workshop coordinator Patti Fischer at fisc40pa@aol.com Blurb for CRAFTING MEMORABLE DIALOGUE: We’ve all slogged through novels with boring, predictable, or chit-chat dialogue. In many genres, dialogue makes up half of the novel, so dialogue
  4. ******Permission to Forward is Granted and Encouraged****** RWA® Online presents their April 2015 online workshop: Secondary Characters: The Good, The Bad, and the Quirky presented by Beth Corneilson Dates Presented: April 4-17. Workshop registration opens March 23. Cost: $15.00 Registration information: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm About the workshop: Secondary Characters: The Good, the Bad and the Quirky covers the types of secondary characters that appear in books and the many roles these characters play in supporting and enhancing your plot or main character developm
  5. Hi Christie. Looks like you found out your answer. Welcome to the chapter!
  6. RWA® ONLINE 2015 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE ****Permission to Forward is Granted and Encouraged*** Here is RWA® Online’s 2015 Workshop Schedule February 2 through 27 – KILLER OPENINGS presented by Alexa Bourne April 4 through 17 – Secondary Characters: the Good, the Bad and the Quirky presented by Beth Corneilsen May 4 through 29 – Crafting Memorable Dialogue presented by Joni Fisher August 31 through September 25 – Adding the Spice of Diversity to Your Writing presented by B.A. Binns November 2 through 13 – Creating an Author Website at Wordpress.Com in Four Easy Lessons presented by Catherine
  7. RWA Online Workshop: The Book Factory: Producing Multiple Novels in One Year Presented by Kerri Nelson Class begins Dec 1 and ends Dec 26. Registration is open NOW. Cost: $15 Location: RWA Online Chapter ( http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/) Classes take place on our message boards. Go here to register for this class: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Note: if you want to register late for the class, be sure to contact the workshop coordinator, Patti Fischer, at fisc40pa@aol.com or if you have questions. Course Description: • Is life getting in the way of you comp
  8. *****Permission to forward is granted and encouraged***** RWA® Online presents: Avoid the Rough: Turning Your Story Idea into a Workable Plot with instructor Catherine Chant Workshop dates: Oct 6-26 Cost: $15 (RWA® Online chapter members take all of our workshops for free) Registration is open now through Oct 2. Register here: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Class blurb: Do you have a story idea but aren’t sure what to do next? Have you started writing a story, but now find your plot stuck in a corner? Have you lost interest in your story idea because the plot became boring
  9. *****Permission to Forward Granted**** RWA Online Chapter presents: Tips and Techniques for More Effective Proofreading presented by Ally Broadfield. Class dates: August 4-29. Registration is open! Cost: $15 RWA Online members take the class for free. Click here for more information on how to register: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Blurb: Editing is one of the most difficult tasks a writer faces and even seasoned authors often have difficultly detecting errors in their own work. When writers proofread their own work, it’s not unusual for them to overlook errors because the
  10. HI Marilyn, I see you paid, etc and you should be okay now.
  11. RWA® Online Chapter 136 presents: Breathing Life Into Your Scenes presented by Beth Cornelison Dates: June 16-27 Registration will open approximately June 2. Where: RWA Online Chapter 136 Cost: $15 for nonmembers. RWA Online chapter members take the class for free. FMI: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Breathing Life Into your Scenes-offers a step by step approach to layering vivid details about setting, emotion and character into each scene you write. Harlequin Romantic Suspense author Beth Cornelison will show you how to select the right details and character-specific in
  12. ********Permission to Forward Granted****** RWA® Online Chapter 136 presents: Let's Submit -- Solving the Synopsis and Query Dilemma Presenter: Becky Martinez RWA® Online Workshop Website: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Class begins 4/28/14 and ends 5/23/14. Registration opens 4/14/14 Cost is $15 for the entire 4 weeks. RWA® Online members take the class for free. Blurb: A good query letter can be every bit as important as the opening pages of your novel. It’s your first opportunity to show your writing skills to a prospective agent or editor. Make it count! Make it shin
  13. Hmm....not sure what happened. Can you click this link: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/Boards/index.php?app=nexus&module=payments&section=store&do=item&id=1 That takes you to the "store" where you purchase chapter membership.
  14. ******Permission to Forward granted***** RWA ® ONLINE presents: Swear to Tell the Truth: How to Write Realistic Courtroom/legal Scenes presented by Jody Lebel Workshop Registration is open through 3/3/14. Registration cost is $15.00 RWA ® Online members get the workshop for free Click here to register: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Course Description: At the end of this workshop the student will be able to write realistic courtroom scenes by learning the different roles of common courtroom personnel (such as the judge, district attorney, defense/public defender, court sten
  15. RWA ONLINE ® presents: Raiding the Poet’s Toolbox to Enrich Your Writing Presenter: MM Pollard, Editor, Black Velvet Seductions Dates: January 6-31, 2014 Cost: $15 (free to members) Registration: Opens December 23, 2013 Last day to register: January 8, 2014 Registration link: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Blurb: This workshop is for writers of poetry or prose who want to sharpen their descriptive skills and make their work sing. In eight lessons over the course of a month, MM Pollard will define selected figures of speech — metaphor, simile, personification, allusion — a
  16. 1/6 thru 1/31/14 MM Pollard Raiding the Poet’s Toolbox to Enrich Your Writing 3/3 thru 3/14/14 Jody Lebel 'Swear to Tell the Truth' 4/28/14 thru 5/23/14 Becky Martinez Let's Submit -- Solving the Synopsis and Query Dilemma 6/16 through 6/27/14 Beth Cornei
  17. Since our board notification system is hit and miss, I thought I'd put up a post where folks can let us know if they're having issues with registering or other problems with our board system. Give us time to respond! And continue to contact us through the Contact us page. One way or the other, we will get back to you. Thank you.
  18. RWA® Online is proud to present their October 2013 workshop: Writing Steamy Sex Scenes: Making your Readers Beg for More with instructor Suzanne Rock. Class begins: October 7, 2013 and runs through November 1, 2013 Cost: $15 (note: RWA® Online chapter members take the class for free) Registration begins: September 23, 2013 Registration page: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm The workshop will be held on the RWA Online message boards and available to both workshop registrants and our chapter members (who take the workshops for free). Class Blurb: Writing a good sex scene takes h
  19. ****Permission to Forward**** RWA® Online presents: Block-Busting: Putting the Joy Back in Writing with Laurie Schnebly Campbell Workshop will begin Sept 9, 2013 and runs two weeks. Registration opens August 26, 2013 and can be found here: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Class Blurb: At some point, almost all writers suffer from the inability to tell The story they want. Part of writer's block is a lack of joy in the Process. So counselor Laurie Schnebly Campbell looks at the causes -- Including exhaustion, boredom and fear of success -- and the benefits Of this block. Writer
  20. Yes, members get it for free and do not need to register. We have a workshop area and just watch for it to open up the day of the workshop. I have a pre-workshop check-in thread going right now.
  21. RWA® Online Chapter 13 presents: PRINCIPLES OF GOOD WEBSITE DESIGN with Catherine Chant Two week course, August 4-16, 2013 FMI: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Registration opens July 23. About the class: At the end of this workshop you will have a better understanding of what goes into making your author website more appealing and inviting to a visitor and thus more effective for promoting you and your work. This two-week workshop will cover the golden ratio of layout design, web fonts and web-safe colors, using white space, user interface considerations and website organiza
  22. HI Deb, I have sent you an email.
  23. RWA®Online Presents: Supporting Characters presented by Devon Ellington Class Dates: June 10-24, 2013 Registration opens May 27, 2013 Registration information: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm Class blurb: One of the many challenges writers face is creating supporting characters that are unique and memorable without either falling into overused tropes or taking away from the primary relationship between protagonist and antagonist. This workshop gives an overview of supporting archetypes in fiction and other types of entertainment, and ideas on how to twist th
  24. RWA Online Chapter #136 Call for 2014 Workshop Proposals ***Please Forward. Permission is granted*** RWA Online, Chapter #136 of Romance Writers of America is now accepting online workshop proposals for 2014. We are looking for experienced workshop presenters who have a passion for teaching the craft or business of writing or publishing. Workshops may be 2-4 weeks in length and we are actively seeking presenters who can create interactive, student-centered learning opportunities that may include homework and feedback, question and answer sessions, and a stimulating discussion en
  25. Hmm... I sent Pam an email on Friday about you (before I saw this) because I noticed you were in a "holding" group. Not sure why. Anyway, she should get you fixed soon.
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