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  1. ***Permission forward granted and encouraged**** There’s still time to register for the March 12th Southern Lights Writer’s mini-Conference and LIGHT UP YOUR CAREER! Sign up to pitch your manuscript to Tessa Woodward of Avon or Emmanuelle Morgen of Judith Ehrlich Literary Management then join us in Jacksonville, FL and enter the raffle to win any of nearly twenty critiques offered by editors, agents, and authors. Just a few of the critique donations available at the raffle include: Agents: Anita Mumm, Nelson Literary Agency, LLC Andrea Somberg, Harvey Klinger, Inc. Stephany Evans, Pre
  2. Okay, I'm going to post some more workshop opportunies here. Once again, a reminder that if you're a RWA member, you can join the RWA Chapter Event Yahoo group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/chapterevents/ *****Permission Granted to Forward****** The Black Diamond Chapter of RWA presents ***March Class #1*** Query Letter Workshop Class takes place: March 7th - 20th , 2011 Cost: $15 BDRWA members/ $20 non-members Query Letter Workshop Instructor: CJ Redwine Class Info: Query Workshop: "I had absolutely NO idea how to write a query letter, but with CJ's help, I wrote a query that
  3. -------PERMISSIONTO FORWARD-------- DREAMIN' IN DALLAS 2011 April1st and 2nd www.dallasromanceauthors.com/conferences <www.dallasromanceauthors.com/conferences%20> Keynote Speakers: NYT Bestselling Authors: AllisonBrennan and Richelle Mead OUTSTANDINGWORKSHOP PRESENTERS: * Highly-sought-after editing guru and psychologist - Margie Lawson * NYT Bestselling Suspense Author - Allison Brennan * NYT Bestselling author of the Vampire Academyseries for young adults - Richelle Mead * Dean Lorey -author of Nightmare Academy children's series& TV Screenwriter on My Wife and Kids an
  4. ******PERMISSION TO FORWARD GRANTED AND ENCOURAGED ****** * * Dunes & Dreams RWA Chapter 215 (from Eastern Long Island) present a March 2011 Online Workshop. http://www.dunesanddreams.org/writing-workshops Cost: $10 D&D members, $25 all others. Payable in US funds only. * * * * March 1ST – 29TH WARDROBES, WEAPONS, WARBLINGS AND WORDS: Shopping, Entertainment, and Slang for Your Historical Characters Presenter, Beth Daniels, aka Beth Henderson To get the right feel in a historical novel, it’s all about stage setting, looking right, sounding right, and having the right “wate
  5. --------PERMISSION TO FORWARD GRANTED---------- Elements of RWA Online Workshops http://www.elementsofrwa.com/workshops.html A writer can be trapped by their own sensory preferences or they can use it to create unique characters and believable conflict. March 7 - 25, 2011 Power of the Senses: Enhancing Author's Voice, Characterization, and Conflict by Bill Haggart REGISTRATION ENDS March 2nd Non-members $20; Elements Members $12 To register for this workshop, click here. Description: Each of us have our own unique way of learning, and part of that style involves which senses we
  6. Everything you want to know about Digital Publishing but are afraid to ask, or not sure of the right questions. This is the class for you. *****Permission Granted to Forward***** The Black Diamond Chapter of RWA Presents ***February Class #2*** Digital Publishing Class takes place: February 14th - February 27th, 2011 Cost: $15 BDRWA members/ $20 non-members Digital Publishing Instructor: Claire Ashgrove Class Info: Digital Publishing -- How did we get here, and is it right for me? Join Claire Ashgrove for an in depth look on the origins of digital publishing, the differences and
  7. I think I'm all caught up now. If you have any questions about the workshops, please contact the workshop coordinators. Thanks. . ALL DAY WORKSHOP: Bob Mayer's Warrior Writer Workshop May 21st St. L Posted by: "Amanda Berry" Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:22 am (PST) *******PERMISSION TO FORWARD GRANTED AND APPRECIATED******* WARRIOR WRITER WORKSHOP presented by Bob Mayer Sponsored by Missouri Romance Writers (MORWA) WHEN: May 21, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. WHERE: Drury Plaza Chesterfield, MO (STL) COST: (includes box lunch): $25 MORWA members (as of 10/31/10), $45 non-MORWA members Li
  8. Here are several more. ******PERMISSION TO FORWARD GRANTED AND ENCOURAGED ****** * * Dunes & Dreams RWA Chapter 215 (from Eastern Long Island) present a February 2011 Online Workshop. http://www.dunesanddreams.org/writing-workshops Cost: $10 D&D members, $25 all others. Payable in US funds only. * * * * FEBRUARY 1ST – 28TH Where the Streets Have No Name: How Setting Shapes our Characters with Sherry Peters *WORKSHOP BLURB*: This workshop is designed to teach writers to use the physical and cultural environment of a novel, to influence the personality of the characters and
  9. Here are more RWA chapter workshops. Again, if you're interested in joining the listserve and are a RWA member, you can find the Yahoo Group here: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/chapterevents/ 1. Online Class: Story, Theme and Vehicle Posted by: "Barbara Cool Lee" Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:37 pm (PST) ***Permission To Forward Granted*** Mid-Willamette Valley RWA Presents: Our February 2011 online class: Story, Theme and Vehicle Taught by Susan Meier Description: Have you ever written a book that was good, but simply didn't seem good enough? Or one that wasn't cohesive? Or one that sh
  10. I'm going to start posting some of the listings off the Chapter Events Yahoo group of workshops, etc, as I have the time. If you don't belong to the Chapter Events Yahoo group and are interested, I encourage you to join at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/chapterevents/ **Group membership is restricted to RWA members** Messages 1a. Workshop - Designed to Sell...How to Enhance Your Writing's Curb App Posted by: "Beth Caudill" Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:26 pm (PST) February Online Workshop Registration Deadline WhenTuesday, Jan 25, 2011 Wherehttp://heartofcarolina.org/online-classes.html <h
  11. Okay, finished round one of my edits/re-write of older manuscript. Now letting it percolate for a few days before I head back and begin again and go over it

    1. Katina Drennan

      Katina Drennan

      Great effort. I know you had questions early on about the value of resurrecting an old MS.

  12. Hey, Theresa, this is last year's workshop schedule. I'm going to "unpin" this topic so it will not appear at the top anymore. Pam is our 2011 Workshop person and she has been finalizing the schedule and will post it soon.
  13. I'm not Sarah, but as a member of RWA Online, you have access to all our archived workshops by going to our library here: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/Boards/index.php?showforum=6
  14. Working on contract paperwork for latest sale. Paris by Moonlight will be out during Christmas!

  15. ****Permission to forward granted & appreciated**** Florida Romance Writers presents MAKE IT LAST - How to add Sexual Tension to Your Manuscript No Matter What Genre You Write With award-winning author, Linda Conrad Dates: October 17 - 31, 2010 Fee: $20 FRW member & $25 non FRW member Learn the tricks and secrets that turned Linda into a bestselling, award winning romance author. In a series of hands-on lessons, find out the truth behind sexual tension; how to recognize it and how to write it. Learn how to use intimacy, the senses and body language to create a selling romance s
  16. REGISTRATION for Conference is OPEN! Mark your calendars: April 29-30, 2011 at the historic Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, MA. The NECRWA Let Your Imagination Take Flight conference committee is very excited about the 2011 event. So excited, in fact that we are offering early registration. By the time you read this, registration will have begun and I would urge you to register as early as you are able. What are the benefits of early registration, you ask? To start ALL of our attending agents and editors have agreed to read sample pages ahead of time instead of doing verbal pitches and
  17. Elements of RWA Online Workshops http://www.elementsofrwa.com/workshops.html Nov. 1-12 2010 Series Business – Is Writing A Series Right For You? By Misty Evans REGISTRATION ENDS Oct. 29 Elements Member $9, Non-member $15 To register for this workshop click here. Description: No matter what genre, series are in demand by readers and publishers alike. But is writing a series right for you? This workshop will help you: • Examine the pros and cons of writing a series • Define and evaluate your idea • Develop a Series Bible to track plot lines, characters and story arcs • Develop a Pi
  18. ::::PERMISSION TO FORWARD GRANTED AND ENCOURAGED. THANKS::::: CORW November Online Workshop Riding The Writing Life Roller Coaster with instructor Barbara Wallace RIDING THE WRITING LIFE ROLLER COASTER A writing career is like a roller coaster. Just when you think you've reached the top, it sends you plummeting. To survive you need more than a strong stomach. You need perseverance and a strong soul. Otherwise, you're likely to fall off. Through exercises and online discussion, this workshop aims to help attendees stay the course without losing their lunch. Topics include redefining succes
  19. ** Permission to forward granted and encouraged** Yosemite Romance Writers is proud to present their online workshop for November. Date: 11/02/10 To 11/26/2010 Workshop title: Story Aerobics: Shaping Up Sagging Middles Instructor: Raquel Rodriguez After a brilliant start, does your story slow down and loose it's sparkle? Do your characters run out of things to say? Too early in the story for a love scene, and you don't have a dead body to thrown in? Learn how to confront these stumbling blocks that cause your problem scenes with a few simple steps and exercises. Learn to define the who
  20. Registration open until October 16th! *****PERMISSION TO FORWARD GRANTED AND ENCOURAGED ***** Dunes & Dreams RWA Chapter 215 (from Eastern Long Island) present a October 2010 Online Workshop. http://www.dunesanddreams.org/writing-workshops Cost: $10 D&D members, $20 all others. Payable in US funds only. October 18 through October 28: Beyond Research: Stronger POV and the Effective Use of Detail with Carrie Lofty Blurb: Everyone knows a good romance author does her homework. But how do you integrate juicy details into a steamy, compelling, tear-jerking novel? How much detail
  21. *****PERMISSION TO FORWARD GRANTED AND ENCOURAGED ***** Dunes & Dreams RWA Chapter 215 (from Eastern Long Island) present a October 2010 Online Workshop. http://www.dunesanddreams.org/writing-workshops Cost: $10 D&D members, $20 all others. Payable in US funds only. October 18 – October 29: ERGONOMICS with DALE MAYER. BLURB: If you've ever endured the agony of neck strain or overuse of your mouse hand (and who hasn't?),don't miss this class. The world of a writer is unique. Many people laugh when you say you’re a hard-working writer—to them it’s an oxymoron. Everyone has this
  22. Helena, it's right here: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/Boards/index.php?showforum=219
  23. ***Please Forward*** Good Morning! I am thrilled to announce RWA-WF's October workshop! Please join us for a tremendous learning experience on how to quiet the little (okay sometimes very loud) voices of doom. Quiet Please: Silencing Your Inner Critic You've heard the voices, the ones that say "You can't..." "You'll never..." "Who cares?" How are you supposed to start or finish your novel with all that noise in your head? Furthermore, where are these voices coming from? In this workshop we'll investigate the psychology behind these critical voices through discussions and case historie
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