Ongoing and Upcoming Workshops

 

THE FOOLPROOF SYNOPSIS AND QUERY LETTER with Robin Matheson

November 5 – 23, 2018 (3 weeks)

Registration Deadline: November 2, 2018

 

FTHRW Members: FREE

Non-Members: $25

 

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Build a synopsis and a query letter from the ground up! When you know everything there is to know about your story, it’s hard to stay focused on the big picture.This hands-on workshop teaches you how to convert your creative concept into bite-sized promotional chunks that will allow you to effectively market your manuscript. Discover how the 5 Point Plot Structure helps you to construct a selling synopsis. Finally, master the “ABC Formula” that allows you to compose any business letter in 3 easy steps. Honest! In addition to the course material, students will also have an opportunity to receive a critique of either a synopsis or a query letter.
About the Instructor: Award winning author Robin Matheson holds an honors specialist degree in Classical Civilization and English and a Master of Education. She’s taught numerous courses at college, overseas, and online courses on writing since 2004. Her in depth knowledge of mythical structures combined with her dynamic presentation style, have made courses such as The Journey Cycle and Crisis, Climax, Resolution: Writing to the End popular.One of Robin’s greatest passions is traveling. In addition to their home base in Canada, she and her family have also lived in South East Asia and South Africa. Visit her at www.robiemadison.com.

 

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HOW TO WORK WITH A FREELANCE EDITOR with JoSelle Vanderhooft

December 10 – 14 (1 week)

Registration Deadline: December 7, 2018

 

FTHRW Members: FREE

Non-Members: $25

 

For non-members, please click the Buy Now button to pay for the class, registration instructions will be sent via email once the payment is complete.

 

Self-publishing is more popular than ever now, so how do you make your book stand out? One of the best ways to do this is to hire a freelance editor to help you clean up grammar mistakes, rewrite unwieldy sentences, and even whip your plot into shape. In this one-week course, veteran freelance editor JoSelle Vanderhooft will teach you what freelance editors can and can’t do for your book, how to decide what services your book needs, how to find the best freelance editor for you, and more.
About the Instructor: JoSelle Vanderhooft has been editing since 2004. Her clients include publishers such as Dreamspinner Press, Siren/Bookstrand, and Bella Books and individual authors who have been nominated for numerous awards or reached Amazon bestseller status. As an author, anthologist, and poet, her own work has been a finalist for the Rainbow Reader Award, the Bram Stoker Award, and the Lambda Literary Award. She lives in South Florida with her family and two marvelous orange kitty cats.

 

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