Immersing Your Audience

Tricks and techniques for bringing your audience into your setting rather than having them watching from afar.

Creative Writing as a Mental Health Coping Tool

Journaling, in the traditional sense, doesn't work for everyone. That doesn't mean that a writing routine can't be both fun AND help you cope with anxiety, depression, and so on […]

Mythology in Writing

Gods & Goddesses! Heros, Monsters, Legends! Taking the characters, and even stories, from mythology is fun, but what should you know about doing that? Are you stuck in using the […]

Better Beta Reading!

So you've been asked (or offered) to beta-read for someone. Now what? If they don't tell you, what sort of feedback are they looking for? What sort of feedback should […]

How to Write a Visual Novel

Find out how to plan and write your own visual novel with Sailing Ocelot. There will be strategies on how to use variables and switches appropriately, how to write the […]

TBA – Geoff Habiger

Happy to discuss anything from writing, being a small publisher, what a small publisher can do, how to query, etc. I am a small publisher (Artemesia Publishing) with 2 imprints […]

Bookbrush Introduction

Katheleen Sweeny walks viewers through the vast array of image and promotional options in the Bookbrush platform.

Streaming 101

New to streaming? Want to learn the basics about getting setup, basic needs, reasons why or why not streaming is for you.

The Soundtrack for Your Story

People talk about "cinematic writing" - but how many of us ever consider the possibility of including suggestions about music to accompany our writing? Some of the greatest novelists of […]

What to Include and When: Efficient Use of Setting

“Nothing happens nowhere,” says Elizabeth Bowen—a quote about setting that is paired, in Janet Burroway’s *Writing Fiction*, with a paraphrase of Jerome Stern which reads “a scene that happens nowhere […]

Lyric Writing

Have you been intimidated by writing song lyrics? You already have the skills! Listen as the pros discuss the dos and do nots of lyric writing, their processes, and their […]

Intellectual Property

A discussion of Intellectual Property as it relates to writers.

Press/Media Kits for Books and Authors Workshop

Having troubles figuring out what to put in your book and author press kit pages? Knowing the information that belongs on each type of page and how to keep it […]

Screenwriting & Script Formatting

I would love to participate in an intro to screenwriting panel (or teach a session). I've had several people pop into my streams asking about formatting for scripts vs novels. […]

Using Mathematics in Writing

"Maths tells us how the world works in the language of solvable problems." General Discussion on intertwining maths and stories; Discussing various ways of adding maths to your stories; Discussing […]

From Book to Screen

Whichever direction you wish to go in the film business with your book, whether its to sell it outright, find an Indie Producer, pitch it to studios and producers, or […]

Fanfic Challenges & Developing Skills

Fanfiction, in general, is an interesting place to start learning your craft and the challenges that you can find helps you hone your skills in new and interesting ways. From […]

ConDense

Flash fiction (5 -1000 words) is a concise format, meant to focus on a single theme and moment. Each word needs to own its’ sense of place. Through Con/dense/, author […]

Running a Successful International Event

All the details about how to run a successful and organized international event. The OHHOW admin team takes a dive into what they do to prepare and run a large […]

Retellings

How to make a retelling, the resource, the writing of one.

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