2017-12/04 Using Scrivener Software to Write with Kim Keeline

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Blogging, Computer Software, and Technology, Events, Fiction | Comments Off on 2017-12/04 Using Scrivener Software to Write with Kim Keeline

Scrivener is writing software (for Mac or PC) which helps keep you organized and on track. Switch between outline/writing/photos/research and keep everything together. A unique tagging system, backups (and the ability to compare between past versions and the current version of a draft), and a simple but powerful interface makes it one of the best ways to write a novel or any long piece of writing, particularly one with notes, research, or complex ideas. This  workshop...

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2017-10/14 Perfecting the Craft of the Modern Memoir with Traci Foust

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Classes, Events, Memoir | Comments Off on 2017-10/14 Perfecting the Craft of the Modern Memoir with Traci Foust

What makes Hardcore Memoir different from other workshops is its core emphasis on getting to the work. A great idea is certainly necessary in developing a story while flawless prose breathes that story to life, but ultimately it’s the determination of the storyteller and the dedication to the work that transforms a writer into an author. A solid memoir is what happens after the journals and diaries. The art of the Craft is never easy and it isn’t always pretty....

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2017-11/13 Keep It Going: How to Deal With the Difficult Middle During NaNoWriMo with Kim Keeline

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Classes, Events, Fiction, Getting Started | Comments Off on 2017-11/13 Keep It Going: How to Deal With the Difficult Middle During NaNoWriMo with Kim Keeline

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has become a tradition for many writers who enjoy the energy of being part of writing community which forms around this goal setting activity of writing 50,000 words in 30 days. The middle of the story is the hardest part and mid-November is the time when many NaNoWriMo writers give up.  Keep going, get caught up on your word count, and figure out where your story is going.  Come for the community, the writing tools, and the...

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2017-11/06 Off to a Good Start: Techniques for Starting NaNoWriMo Off With a Bang with Kim Keeline

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Classes, Events, Fiction, Getting Started | Comments Off on 2017-11/06 Off to a Good Start: Techniques for Starting NaNoWriMo Off With a Bang with Kim Keeline

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has become a tradition for many writers who enjoy the energy of being part of writing community which forms around this goal setting activity of writing 50,000 words in 30 days. Whether you have never thought of doing this before or are a regular to NaNoWriMo, working on your intro, your structure, and your characters on the few first days is an important step.  This 2-hour class will give you some tools and some in-class...

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2017-10/30 Plan Your November: Write Your Novel in 30 Days in NaNoWriMo with Kim Keeline

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Classes, Events, Fiction, Getting Started | Comments Off on 2017-10/30 Plan Your November: Write Your Novel in 30 Days in NaNoWriMo with Kim Keeline

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has become a tradition for many writers who enjoy the energy of being part of writing community which forms around this goal setting activity of writing 50,000 words in 30 days. Whether you have never thought of doing this before or are a regular to NaNoWriMo, this class will go over the basics of NaNoWriMo and then spend time planning out the novel with basics in structure, character development and brainstorming...

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