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StoryMasters: Beginners to Seasoned Writers, Hone Your Skills!

An alliance of independent writers, authors and self-publishers for informing, supporting, promoting and encouraging independent writers through seminars and meetings focusing on honing fiction writing skills, keeping its members informed about the latest news and changes in the industry and facilitating indie publishing success.

Upcoming events (5)

StoryMasters —Advanced Notions in Novel Writing

JoCo Central Resource Library (Nancy Pickard Room)

As always, our meeting are for all writers from beginners to seasoned novelists—for all genres from romance to thrillers and mysteries. In these monthly meetings, we’ll discuss your journey along the writer’s pathway to great storytelling, as we explore everything from the basics to advanced notions in fiction writing, including: • Characters and Characterization; • Sympathy and Empathy; • Internal and External Conflict; • Deep Point of View and Psychic Distance; • Narration and Free Indirect Discourse; • Description and Imagery; • Subtext and Internalization; • Dialogue and Tagging; • Seeding and Devices; • Plotting and Subplots; • Drama and Dramatic Question; • Dynamic Writing and Self-Editing. Our time will not only involve discussing writing techniques but each other's works in progress, as well, as we journey on an enlightened path to make our stories the very best they can be. Come Join Us, Won't You?

StoryMasters —Advanced Notions in Novel Writing

JoCo Central Resource Library (Nancy Pickard Room)

As always, our meeting are for all writers from beginners to seasoned novelists—for all genres from romance to thrillers and mysteries. In these monthly meetings, we’ll discuss your journey along the writer’s pathway to great storytelling, as we explore everything from the basics to advanced notions in fiction writing, including: • Characters and Characterization; • Sympathy and Empathy; • Internal and External Conflict; • Deep Point of View and Psychic Distance; • Narration and Free Indirect Discourse; • Description and Imagery; • Subtext and Internalization; • Dialogue and Tagging; • Seeding and Devices; • Plotting and Subplots; • Drama and Dramatic Question; • Dynamic Writing and Self-Editing. Our time will not only involve discussing writing techniques but each other's works in progress, as well, as we journey on an enlightened path to make our stories the very best they can be. Come Join Us, Won't You?

StoryMasters —Advanced Notions in Novel Writing

JoCo Central Resource Library (Nancy Pickard Room)

As always, our meeting are for all writers from beginners to seasoned novelists—for all genres from romance to thrillers and mysteries. In these monthly meetings, we’ll discuss your journey along the writer’s pathway to great storytelling, as we explore everything from the basics to advanced notions in fiction writing, including: • Characters and Characterization; • Sympathy and Empathy; • Internal and External Conflict; • Deep Point of View and Psychic Distance; • Narration and Free Indirect Discourse; • Description and Imagery; • Subtext and Internalization; • Dialogue and Tagging; • Seeding and Devices; • Plotting and Subplots; • Drama and Dramatic Question; • Dynamic Writing and Self-Editing. Our time will not only involve discussing writing techniques but each other's works in progress, as well, as we journey on an enlightened path to make our stories the very best they can be. Come Join Us, Won't You?

THE Master Plan—EPublishing Your Book: What to do After "THE END!"

Is there life in your story after THE END? Of course there is, and it's up to you to keep the novel you've toiled over for so long alive and thriving in the hearts and minds of the reading masses. Join us to discuss all the challenges you'll face and the rewards you'll realize when you become a true "indie" published author. Over the coming months, we'll discuss formatting, covers, eBooks, POD, where to publish and how, how to market and promote, Web sites, blogs, and yes ... even the dreaded social networking! Let's make it fun--together, we'll make it easy!

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StoryMasters —Advanced Notions in Novel Writing

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