Growth Hacking a Best Seller with Liz Pelletier
Saturday, February 6, 12:00-5:00 pm - Virtual Workshop
Growth what? Growth hacking is one of the hottest buzzwords in marketing today, responsible for start-up viral sensations like Dropbox, Instagram, Facebook, and the original Hotmail. Few people realize that to guarantee success, the principles of growth hacking must be implemented long before a product is released. But how can an author apply these techniques when writing/self-editing/marketing their novel to better ensure a hit? Join publisher and editor Liz Pelletier as she demonstrates a new and innovative way to develop, write, edit, and market a book with the greatest chance of making your next release a best seller.
This is an advanced workshop but new writers will also find it useful.
Saturday, March 6, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Hitting a Home Run: Writing the Sports Romance with Doreen Alsen
How to plug in all the things that makes readers want to read, from the fandom to the professional players.
Saturday, April 10, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Toolkit for Character with Elizabeth Essex
This presentation is designed to help you recognize character-themed word choices in your individual genres, or sub-genres, and to help you built a mindset that helps choose character-themed words that will boost your writing power.
Saturday, May1, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
The Differently Abled with BJ Stasio
Too often in the media we consume—television, film, and fiction (including romance)—differently abled people are rarely visible. If they are included, they may be presented in stereotyped and offensive ways. BJ Stasio works as an advocate for people with disabilities. In his free time, he is also an activist. In his presentation, he will address some of the problematic ways the differently abled are portrayed in popular media. He’ll also encourage us to become better writers by showing us ways we can create fully developed characters and avoid stereotypes.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all critiques, meetings, and presentations are held virtually until further notice. Please contact the chapter to learn how to attend our virtual programs.
January 9, 2021
Franken-Goaling: Piecing Together a System that Works for You with Kat Morrisey
December 12, 2020
The Braggies! End of Year Celebration
November 7, 2020
October 10, 2020
From Procrastinator to Practitioner with Roseanne Bane
September 12, 2020
The Better-Faster Writer with Becca Syme