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Morning Intensives

Two Intensives are included in a Whole Enchilada Package.

Day 1
17 Feb 2018

Intensive 1001 All Prose Genres:
Painting with Words: The Power of Vivid Description

Discover the power of vivid description employed by successful writers in all genres. We will approach the art of description with curiosity, an open mind, and a willingness to dig...
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Amber Starfire
Amber Starfire

Intensive 1002 Publishing & Marketing:
Mindful Marketing: Essential Steps to Promoting Your Book

In this lively and idea-filled session, Judith Gille, successful self-published author and retail marketing expert, and April Eberhardt, author advocate and publishing consultant, will cover the essentials of promoting your...
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Judith Gille
Judith Gille
April Eberhardt
April Eberhardt

Intensive 1003 Memoir:
Finding the Power and Voice behind Your Real Life Stories

In this intensive workshop you will come up with a list of story ideas, and from this list, you’ll focus on drafting a short memoir piece for the page and/or...
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Lori Horvitz
Lori Horvitz

Intensive 1004 All Prose Genres:
The Story Cure: A Book Doctor’s Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or Memoir

We’ll explore the idea that whatever is ailing a novel or memoir in progress is not about the writer, it is about the story: how well we tell it, and...
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Dinty W. Moore
Dinty W. Moore

Intensive 1005 All Prose Genres:
Making a Scene: Getting Your Characters to Act

From Captain Hook to Iago, Cruella di Vil to Moby Dick, readers love to watch characters scheming, seducing, extorting, or otherwise acting out. And it’s not just the bad guys...
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Susan Meyers
Susan Meyers

Intensive 1006 Fiction:
The Character of Plot

Q: What’s more important, character or plot? A: Which side of the dollar bill is more valuable? Plot is not a structural device into which characters are inserted. Nor do...
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David Corbett
David Corbett

Intensive 1007 Editing:
How to Edit What You Write: Style, Overwriting, and Voice

Published authors will tell you that most of their time and effort is spent not in writing but in rewriting and editing. In this intensive workshop, writers of fiction and...
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Gerard Helferich
Gerard Helferich

Intensive 1008 Poetry/Personal Writing:
Call of the Wild: Write to Your Edge!

Poems say all the surprising things we didn’t know we needed to say. Let’s push that! Our edge is where we can cross our own boundaries and borders, and the...
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Judyth Hill
Judyth Hill