Writing workshops

plotting from the inside out

Real quick–I’m posting a free online writing workshop entitled “Plotting From the Inside Out.” In other words, how to write your way into the heart of your story. Come join in

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Writing in the Garden of the Gods

*** CALENDAR ALERT ***SAVE THE DATE WRITING IN THE GARDEN OF THE GODS Field’s End Writers’ Conference 2008 WHO: This year’s line-up of authors and speakers includes: Roy Blount, Jr.

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Talent search

Back when I was an aspiring writer, I would have done anything to get my material read. The Internet makes it easier these days, sort of. Check this out–an article

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This guy pisses me off.

I used to really not like Donald Maass, an author, literary agent and lecturer on the art and craft of writing. He had a habit of saying things that annoy

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A star is born.

I have the best little writers’ group on the island and we’re celebrating the debut novel of one of our members. Suzanne Selfors is having a gala launch for her novel,

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If you want to write…

…take a class from Field’s End. Registration starts tomorrow. Fall Writing Classes from Field’s End  Bainbridge Island, WA – Registration opens August 15 for three Fall 2007 writing classes from Field’s

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Making a good book great

Reminder–registration is about to close for both the online workshop, Making a Good Book Great, and the live one on Whidbey Island, Washington. Hope to see you there!

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The heart of your story

Here’s a chance to meet one of the best writers and teachers I know. Work with the incomparable taskmaster on the deepest, most essential part of your story. His most

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Writing in the Garden of the Gods

‘Tis done. We talked, sang, laughed, cried, created, learned, ate and had an incredible day at the Field’s End conference. Thanks to all the amazing speakers and writers who participated. Special

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How good is your first page?

Page One is probably the most important page of your manuscript. It’s so important that we’ve given Page One its own room at the Field’s End Writers’ Conference this year.

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