*No meeting in July*
RWA National Conference in Denver 

 

August 11, 2018
Beyond the Hero’s Journey
with Plot MD Adrienne Bell

Get your personalized prescription for crafting a compelling novel that hooks readers and never lets them go. No matter if you’re a plotter or a pantser (or anywhere in between), this hands-on workshop will give you the tools to improve your storytelling at any stage of your process. Focusing specifically on how the dual protagonist nature of romance creates a different structure than the typical hero’s journey, we’ll cover how to:

  • Set, track, and fulfill reader expectations
  • Create relatable dilemmas that resonate with readers
  • Create a connected flow of action that pulls readers through any story
Adrienne Bell is the author of over a dozen romances including the bestselling contemporary Second Service series and the Exiles of the Realm paranormal series. She is also the creator of Plot MD, a story structure system that helps authors craft compelling novels. She has coached authors in all stages of their careers, from aspiring to those on national bestsellers lists. Adrienne lives with her family on the far edge of the San Francisco Bay Area where she spends her downtime reading, watching nerdy television, and scrolling through Disneyland fan sites.

 

September 8, 2018
Goodreads for Authors

 Cynthia Shannon

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Upcoming Speakers:

 

October 13, 2018: David Corbett, The Art of Character

November 10, 2018: Marie Force, morning session: The Business of Writing + afternoon session: Marketing and Publicity

December 8, 2018: Holiday Party, members only

January 12, 2019: Rachael Herron and Sophie Littlefield, Finances for Authors

February 9, 2019: Bella Andre 

March 9, 2019: Nana Malone