Saturday, May 3, 2014

Summer 2014 Online Workshop Schedule

DISCOUNTED BUNDLE:

Register for all three workshops, a $249 value, for just $200! Use the "Workshop Bundle" Paypal button on the sidebar.


QUERY WRITING 101: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

**Due to the time-intensive critiques I offer, space is limited in this workshop.

Dates: June 2-8

Format: Yahoo group, lessons are emailed to the group members once a day for the first five days. Homework is required. The rest of the days are for you to draft your query & for me to critique it. You do your coursework around your own schedule.

Description: Learn how to write an amazing query letter! Course focuses on basic query structure, do's and don'ts, how to target the right agent for you, and how to identify your basic plot and conflict to use in writing a stellar hook. Also includes one in-depth personalized critique of your query letter.

Cost: $75 - see "Query Workshop" Paypal button on the sidebar.



WRITER'S BOOT CAMP

Dates: June 16-27

Format: Yahoo group, lessons are emailed to group members daily. Daily word count homework is required. Additional homework will be required with some lessons. Read the lessons and do the coursework around your own schedule.

Description: Struggling with plot, structure, pacing, and getting past the beginning of your novel? Tired of taking a year to come up with a first draft? This is the workshop for you. Come prepared to learn the basics of your craft, and to utilize C.J.'s sprint method to write a rough draft in 7 weeks. This an intense workshop designed to thoroughly cover all the basics of writing a novel. Topics covered include:

*Basic plot structure
*Where to begin your story
*Subplots and how to use them
*Pacing
*How to sprint through your rough draft without losing your mind
*Backstory and what to do with it
*Giving readers that "one more page" syndrome
*Escalating your conflict
*World building
*Character development

Cost: $99 - see the "Writer's Boot Camp" Paypal button on the sidebar


Creating Dynamic Characters

Dates: July 7-11

Format: Yahoo group, lessons are emailed to group members daily. Homework is required.  Read the lessons and do the coursework around your own schedule.

Description: Learn how to truly understand your characters, how to deliver the details that will help readers connect to your characters, and how to use each character's individual goals to generate conflict within your story.

Cost: $75 - see the "Characters Workshop" Paypal button on the sidebar


DISCOUNTED BUNDLE:

Register for all three workshops, a $249 value, for just $200! Use the "Workshop Bundle" Paypal button on the sidebar.




3 comments:

  1. I'll be on vacatoin for a week in June - any chance you'll be doing this workshop again in the near future?

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    1. I'll be doing workshops again in the fall. The schedule will go up in late July or early August.

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