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Nov, 2007 - Critique Groups

Critique Groups - some basic "how to" guidelines.

Adobe Acrobat file 55K A former member Nov 21, 2007

Jan, 2008 - Writing in the Face of Setbacks

A summarized version of Daria Snadowsky's "Pursuing Your Writing in the Face of Setbacks."

Adobe Acrobat file 46K A former member Jan 20, 2008

Feb, 2008 - Adding Steam to Your Love Scenes

A summarized version of Lynn Crain's "Adding Steam to Your Love Scenes."

Adobe Acrobat file 30K A former member Feb 23, 2008

March, 2008 - A Fair and Balanced Look at Self-publishing

A summarized version of a panel discussion between Joyce Brennan, Dennis Griffin, and Rosanna Eitniear.

Adobe Acrobat file 45K A former member Mar 21, 2008

April, 2008 - John Hill plots to take over LVWG

A summarized version of John Hill's "How to Plot."

Adobe Acrobat file 361K A former member Apr 19, 2008

May, 2008 - Rebecca Andrews flushes out the scene

A summarized version of ' "Using Description to Enhance Your Scenes and Make Your Novel Stand Out."

Adobe Acrobat file 168K A former member May 17, 2008

June, 2008 - Putting Personality on the Page

A summarized version of Tami Cowden's "Putting Personality on the Page"

Adobe Acrobat file 61K A former member Jun 22, 2008

July 08 - The Power of Viewpoint Writing

A summarized version of Jay MacLarty's "The Power of Viewpoint Writing: how most writers get it wrong"

Adobe Acrobat file 39K A former member Dec 12, 2008

Aug 08 - Trends in Popular Fiction

A summarized version of Professor Felicia Campbell "Trends in Popular Fiction"

Adobe Acrobat file 33K A former member Dec 12, 2008

Sept. 08 - The Misused En and the Misunderstood Em

A summarized version of Carolyn Hayes Uber's "The Misused En and the Misunderstood Em"

Adobe Acrobat file 50K A former member Dec 12, 2008

Oct. 08 - The Eight Parts of a Book Proposal

A summarized version of Gregory Kompes' "The Eight Parts of a Book Proposal"

Adobe Acrobat file 44K A former member Dec 12, 2008

Nov. 08 - How to Find an Agent

A summarized version of Tami Cowden's "Do You Need an Agent? How Do You Find One?"

Adobe Acrobat file 157K A former member Dec 12, 2008

Jan 09 - How to Build Your Author's Platform

A summarized version of Megan Edwards' "How to Build an Author’s Platform"

Adobe Acrobat file 65K A former member Jan 16, 2009


A summarized version of Lander Marks: Everywhere you look

Adobe Acrobat file 53K A former member Feb 20, 2009

March 09 - Stephen Coonts

An evening with NY best-selling author, Stephen Coonts

Adobe Acrobat file 42K A former member Mar 22, 2009

April 09 - So you Want to Freelance

A summarized version of Marc David's "So you want to freelance"

Adobe Acrobat file 45K A former member Apr 17, 2009

May 09 - Get Over Yourself

A summarized version of Vicki Pettersson's "Get over Yourself, and Get Writing!"

Adobe Acrobat file 36K A former member May 24, 2009

June 09 - How to Build a Media Kit

A summarized version of "How to Build a Media Kit" by Gregory Kompes.

Adobe Acrobat file 131K A former member Jun 21, 2009

July 09 -- Writing Dialogue That Brings Your Characters to Life

A summarized version: "Writing Dialogue That Brings Your Characters to Life" by Dorothy Howell.

Adobe Acrobat file 61K A former member Jul 20, 2009

Aug 09 - Writing a Winning Synopsis

A summarized version of : "Writing a Winning Synopsis" by Tami Cowden. Handout by Kathy Carmichael.

Adobe Acrobat file 38K A former member Sep 21, 2009

Sept 09 - An Evening with Sue Ann Jaffarian

A summarized version of "writing that book you just can't put down."

Adobe Acrobat file 41K A former member Sep 21, 2009

Membership Booklet

A sampling of the LVWG membership

Adobe Acrobat file 3.7M Richard W. Oct 5, 2009

Oct 09 - An Evening with John Hill

A summarized version of: "How to Create a (very commercial or very personal) Story for Your Novel" by John Hill.

Adobe Acrobat file 326K Richard W. Oct 17, 2009

LVWG - Nov 2009

November 2009 handout: tips for getting a manuscript finished.

Adobe Acrobat file 391K Richard W. Nov 20, 2009

Nov 2009 Meeting

Nov 2009 Meeting Notes

Word file 28K Richard W. Nov 20, 2009

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