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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KIDLIT

Join veteran agent Fiona Kenshole for an interactive workshop that looks at the world of children’s books through an editorial lens and discusses how to elevate your work-in-progress to be competitive in a saturated market. 

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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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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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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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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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Creativity

In this introspective workshop with S. Renee Mitchell, you’ll delve into the depths of personal experience, learn how to embrace your creativity, and find and be your most authentic self.

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