Zoom 25: Book Formatting, a DIY Guide, May 8, 2021

Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. Zoom link to be emailed to members. Members and invited guests will be sent the Zoom link via email. Meeting begins at 10:30 AM. Book Formatting, a DIY Guide Speaker: Bret Cousins Formatting your book for printing and…

Zoom 24: Emotion in Writing, April 22, 2021

Members and invited guests will be sent the Zoom link via email. Meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Emotion in Writing Speaker: Swati Chavda “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou Readers will fall in love with our…

Zoom 23: What Comes After the First Draft, April 10, 2021

Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. Zoom link to be emailed to members. Members and invited guests will be sent the Zoom link via email. Meeting begins at 10:30 AM. What Comes After the First Draft Speaker: Mahrie Glab How to achieve clarity, create…

Zoom 22: Show, Don’t Tell, March 25, 2021

Members and invited guests will be sent the Zoom link via email. Meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Show, Don’t Tell Speaker: Jessica Jackson We all want our writing to be more appealing to our readers and one way to help with that is to cut out  a bunch of ‘telling’ sections and replacing them with…

Zoom 20: Write Your Scenes, February 25, 2021

Members and invited guests will be sent the Zoom link via email. Meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Write Your Scenes Speaker: Cassandra Arnold There are tricks of the trade to crafting scenes that hook your readers, advance your plot, and build a compelling narrative. At the end of this session, you will understand what makes a…

Zoom 19: The Annual Valentine’s Day Social, February 13, 2021

Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. Zoom link to be emailed to members. Members and invited guests will be sent the Zoom link via email. Meeting begins at 10:30 AM. Writing a Sex Scene Speaker: Tammy Lyn Carbol Should your characters have smoldering heat…

Zoom 18: Burnout – Thursday, January 28, 2021

ZOOM Meeting starts at 7 PM. Members and invited guests only. Look for the link in your Wednesday email. Burnout. It’s All in Your Brain Speaker: Swati Chavda Creative fire burning out can feel like an end of the road. It doesn’t have to be. A complex interplay of neuroscience underlies the brain circuits processing…

Zoom 16: Pacing – Saturday, December 12, 2020

Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. Zoom link to be emailed to members. Members and invited guests will be sent the Zoom link via email. Meeting begins at 10:30 AM. Pacing Speaker: Liz Grotowski Pacing is often identified as an issue in writing, but…

Zoom 14: POV – Saturday, November 14, 2020

Board Meeting starts at 9 AM. All members are welcome to join the board for the meeting. Zoom link to be emailed to members. Members and invited guests will be sent the Zoom link via email. Meeting begins at 10:30 AM. POV – A critical choice for your story Speaker: Sue LeBreton As an author,…