December Workshop: Writing Realistic Danger

2018-02-16T17:15:22+00:00

In December, ORWA had the privilege and pleasure of learning the ins and outs of making things go bang with a member of the Ottawa Tactical Response Team. The Tactical Response Team provides assistance in

December Workshop: Writing Realistic Danger 2018-02-16T17:15:22+00:00

Twin-Stranded Storylines with Susanna Kearsley

2018-01-05T21:47:23+00:00

Event Description: Whether you’re tackling a timeslip or time-travel novel, a book within a book, a dual storyline, or simply a series of flashbacks, the technical challenges of interweaving two sets of main characters, two

Twin-Stranded Storylines with Susanna Kearsley 2018-01-05T21:47:23+00:00

Beyond the Furrowed Brow

2018-01-05T21:51:04+00:00

Workshop Description: How to Help your Characters Speak Without Saying a Word 90% of communication is non-verbal, but what does it mean when someone lifts their chin, twirls their hair, or shakes with both hands? 

Beyond the Furrowed Brow 2018-01-05T21:51:04+00:00

Advanced Writing Workshop with Alicia Rasley

2018-01-05T21:51:56+00:00

Workshop Description Workshop 1:  Emotion without Sentimentality In this interactive workshop, bestselling author Alicia Rasley will help you explore two “non-purple-prose” ways of creating a compelling emotional experience for your reader: Story Design and Scene

Advanced Writing Workshop with Alicia Rasley 2018-01-05T21:51:56+00:00

Writing Active Setting with Mary Buckham

2018-01-05T21:55:09+00:00

ORWA officers gave us the great opportunity of participating in a webinar with Mary Buckham on writing active setting. It was a two-part webinar, with an initial presentation followed by a Q&A session a week

Writing Active Setting with Mary Buckham 2018-01-05T21:55:09+00:00

Serialized Success with Linda Poitevin

2018-01-05T21:57:58+00:00

March 5 Workshop: Wattpad with Linda Poitevin Serialized fiction goes back to the time of Charles Dickens and is currently undergoing a revival in today’s digital world. Savvy authors around the globe are exploring this

Serialized Success with Linda Poitevin 2018-01-05T21:57:58+00:00

Bloody Believable With Sgt. Ugo Garneau

2018-01-05T21:59:39+00:00

Workshop Description Bloody Believable: Using forensic science to add depth to villain motivation, create realistic scenes and ensure that readers experience the terrifying details that go into crafting bloody believable book. About the presenter

Bloody Believable With Sgt. Ugo Garneau 2018-01-05T21:59:39+00:00

But What Comes Next?: ORWA’s Brainstorming Workshop

2018-01-05T21:38:59+00:00

By Jennifer Carole Lewis All writers have had the horrible experience of staring at a blank page and wondering: what comes next?  For our January workshop, ORWA authors got together to help answer that question

But What Comes Next?: ORWA’s Brainstorming Workshop 2018-01-05T21:38:59+00:00