Workshop List


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October 13-15, 2017

Get a Look at Some of the Great Workshops we’re offering this year:

  • Sue Grimshaw & Courtney Miller-Callihan presenting “What Every Author Needs to Know – An Agent/Editor Tell All”
  • Tera Cuskaden & Nicole Resciniti presenting The Secret Relationship Between Editors and Agents!
  • Rebecca Grace presenting Great Characters are All Around Us
  • Darynda Jones presenting How Contests Can Make Your Career
  • Martin Hafer presenting How to write characters in the mental health field
  • Kathryn Jane presenting “Who Me? Yes You!” Everyone needs a Press Kit. Be ready when opportunity knocks!
  • Yelena I. Stock, Phil Su, & Summer Rosa-Mullen presenting Domestic Violence Stalking – Protection Orders & Stalking Trial (Beyond the Handcuffs)
  • Courtney Miller-Callihan presenting Self Care for Writers
  • Erin Hennicke presenting FROM PAGE TO SCREEN: A In-depth look of how a Book becomes a Movie or TV series
  • Karen Rose presenting Writing Romantic Suspense
  • Holly Ingraham presenting Ask Me Anything with Holly Ingraham of St. Martin’s Press
  • Janet Juengling Snell presenting Author Assistant- An Author’s Best Friend.
  • Jillian David presenting Fastdrafting 101: From concept to first draft in four days!*
  • JuliaEdits presenting Editing 101: What Happens When The Writing’s Done
  • Dan Wood & Danica Winters presenting How to Make Self-Publishing Work for You
  • Karen Rose presenting Sidekickin’ It Up – Creating Secondary Characters that Lift and Support
  • VaNessa Duplessie presenting Visibility Unlocked: How Authors Can Attract, Captivate, and Retain Their Audience
  • Sarah MacLean presenting Mastering the Art of Great Conflict
  • Dana Delamar presenting The Secrets of Immersive Storytelling
  • Greta Hardin presenting Poisoning – Accidentally or On Purpose
  • Eliana West presenting Writing Diversity in Popular Fiction (Or, does your main character have any black friends)
  • Penny Sansevieri presenting Help! My book isn’t selling. Should I give up?
  • Rebecca Zanetti presenting Writing Flawed Characters that Readers Love
  • Darynda Jones presenting The Sex Talk – for Writers
  • Martin Hafer presenting Panic Attacks, Panic Disorders and Agoraphobia as well as depression
  • Becky Martinez presenting Let’s Plot A Story
  • Amy Lane presenting The Basics of Setting
  • Asa Maria Bradley presenting All the Feels Faster! Create the Emotional Punch Earlier in Drafts and Become more Prolific
  • Sara Lunsford presenting OMG, THEY’RE MAKING MY BOOK INTO A MOVIE: An Author’s Guide to Film/TV Rights
  • M.A. Taylor presenting A Guide to (Concealed and not so Concealed) Weapons
  • Eilis Flynn presenting She Nodded Her Head Up and Down In Agreement: Simple ways to cut words, streamline your work, and make your story shine
  • Jami Davenport & Anthea Lawson Sharp presenting Everything Amazon and More: Optimizing Retailer Platforms
  • Justine Bylo presenting Indie Publishing Made Easy with IngramSpark
  • Samantha McMahon, Vella Munn, Darlene Panzera, Jacquie Rogers & Kathryn Jane presenting Write A Cowboy or Horse In Your Story
  • Jillian David presenting Medicine, manuscripts, and mayhem
  • M.A. Taylor, Pamela Moran presenting Guilty or Not Guilty No One is Ever Declared Innocent by Court
  • Merien Grey presenting Piracy for Authors
  • Jacqui Lipton presenting Law for Authors (Made Simple)
  • Sarah MacLean presenting He Said, She Said (and All the Things They Didn’t Say)
  • Brooke Moss presenting Sexy but Sweet: The Art of the PG13 Bedroom Scene Done Just Right
  • Anna Alexander presenting The Synopsis in 850 Word or Less
  • Amy Lane presenting The Bones of Our Heroes
  • Tina Gayle presenting Effective Marketing – Making Your Marketing Efforts Work for You
  • Hanna Rhys Barnes presenting Chopped! Cutting the Fat that Weighs Your Writing Down
  • Y J Kohano presenting Four Steps to Successful Authorpreneurship
  • Courtney Miller-Callihan presenting Your MFA to Fan Fiction

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our workshop committee at ecwc_workshops@gsrwa.org