Intensives

This year, we are offering 5-hour Master Classes and 3-hour Sunday Intensives with world-class professionals in the writing business.

Intensives

Sunday Intensives are a great way to wrap up your conference experience. Join us for:

  • 3 hours of in-depth instruction
  • Lunch with your teachers and colleagues
  • Limited class size so you can get the help you need

Our members and attendees pay just $99 for these focused workshops. Each class is limited to only 15 attendees, so register early.

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Intensive: What's Next

You’ve spent the weekend “drinking from a firehose.” What do you do with all the information and contacts you’ve gathered? In this hands-on intensive, Jason Brick and Rachel Letofsky help you make a plan for putting what you’ve learned into action.

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Intensive: Magazines

With the right tools, knowledge, and understanding of the magazine world, having articles published (and being paid for them!) is definitely possible. Join Writer’s Digest author Kerrie Flannagan on what it takes to become a successful magazine writer.

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Intensive: Fearlessness

In this half-day workshop we’ll shine light on some of the dark questions about talent, intelligence, time, and money that haunt many writers. Author Bill Kenower will provide tools for keeping our attention where it needs to be to write what you most want to write.

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Intensive: First Fifteen

Join us for a fun, fearless first-chapter free-for-all as we delve into what makes the first fifteen pages shimmer and shine. With your world-class instructor, Tex Thompson, you will discover how to launch your reader smoothly into your story-world.

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Intensive: Character

Join award-winning author Eric Witchey for an intensive on how to develop the character of your characters so the reader pulls deeper understanding from the how and why of character behavior and dialog. 

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