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How to use art, photography and other visuals to add depth to your manuscript.
Emails that will bless your reader.
Paula discusses various promotional things authors can do when marketing their books. She’ll talk about contests, promos,finding reputable reviewers, and more.
Rich characters are one of two key foundations to every story. Without characters that readers fall in love with, readers won’t stay engaged with your story. But how do you dig deep? Explore this topic with award-winning author Cara Putman, who continues to push herself to go deeper with each book. We will explore many different tools and techniques that can help you richly layer your characters as you create novels readers won’t want to walk away from.
Kim will speak about using and preparing for self-publishing platforms like KDP, IngramSpark, D2D.
Karin will show you how to jump inside your characters’ heads to create a solid foundation on which you can build your novel. This class is perfect for writers of character-driven fiction, and will also help plot-driven novelists strengthen their characters for a deeper reader/character connection.
"Praying for your readers is one of the most special – yet most overlooked – privileges of being Christian author." - Edwina Kiernan
Do you want to write stories for kids, but you’re not sure how to get started? The truth is, whether you’re writing a picture book, middle-grade adventure, or YA romance, the elements of good storytelling remain the same as they do for any fiction genre. You need strong character development, a solid plot, a captivating voice, and evidence that you’ve done the hard work of revision. In addition to overviewing the different types of children’s books, this workshop will explore how we can gear each element of storytelling toward our specific audience—in this case, kids.
Chawna discusses how writing can also bring readers to Jesus, in many ways.