Have a fantastic idea for a novel or series? Have you started a novel you're convinced is a winner? Have you thought about pitching it to an agent? Do you have a pitch prepared? Does
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Are your characters' goals and conflict strong enough to carry the story? This interactive craft workshop will help you describe what your characters want, the stakes, and what's stopping them from reaching their goals. In
Our annual Valentine's lunch will be held at Biagio's, 1394 Richmond Road,Ottawa, Ontario (map) this year. Cost is $35 per person (chapter members and invited guests). If you have not yet paid and still wish
Have you painted your hero into a corner and can't figure out how to him get out? Does the story brewing in your head not look the same on paper? Are you wondering if your
In this interactive workshop we'll be dividing into small groups to help each other find solutions to problems--anything from a plot problem to brainstorming titles to discussing the writing life. Participants are asked to bring
Candice is a multi-faceted writer with broad experience in both the fiction and non-fiction writing worlds. She considers herself primarily a fiction writer (writing in genres that span romance to YA urban fantasy), but while
Deborah will be presenting an extended afternoon workshop to ORWA, with two sessions covering a broad range of information from the business side of writing. Her first session entitled the 'the buffet of publishing options'
What do you do when your editor gives you the bad news: your heroine is unsympathetic, your hero isn't dark enough, and the last half of your book has gone completely off the rails? What