Topics for Workshops

on Sep 01 in

LIST OF TOPICS OF WORKSHOPS JODIE PRESENTS:

~ Engage Your Readers with Deep Point of View

~ Hook Your Readers with a Riveting Opening

~ Style Blunders to Watch for in Fiction

~ Info Dumps, AYKB, & Other Author Intrusions

~ Cut the Clutter and Streamline Your Writing

~ Effective, Painless Revision and Self-Editing

~ Adding Tension, Suspense and Intrigue to Your Story

~ How to Slash 20-30% of Your Word Count – Without Losing Any of the Good Stuff!

~ Essential Elements of a Bestselling Thriller

~ Creating Compelling Characters

~ Strategies for Showing instead of Telling

~ Bring Your Characters to Life on the Page

~ Pros and Cons of First-Person Point of View

~ Put Tension on Every Page

~ Every Scene Needs Conflict and a Change

~ Tips for Writing Effective Dialogue

~ Expressing Thought-Reactions in Fiction

~ Tips for Picking up the Pace

~ Avoiding Info Dumps and Other Author Intrusions

~ Heightening the Suspense

~ Finding and Working with a Freelance Editor

~ Self-Publishing on Amazon

~ To Prologue or Not to Prologue?

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