My Writing Journey – how I got here, how long it took, and mistakes I made along the way (so you can avoid them). Future writers – 45 mins
The Steps to Getting Published – I have run this past other writers, it’s a long, if fairly standard process, but it’s good to know. Understanding the process makes it easier to set goals and plan for the steps: Future authors – 45 – 60 minutes
What is a Writer? – are you really a writer? What does it mean to be a writer? What are the pros and cons of this life style? All ages – 45 mins
Pushing Past Writer’s Block – most people sabotage themselves at some point, but are writers a little too good at it? Looking at what Writer’s Block really is and building tactics to beat it. All ages – 45 mins
‘An Introduction to Story Writing: Characters & Conflict’ – looking at the basic elements that build good story. Beginners/all ages – 90 minutes.
‘The Internal Journey: Plotting and Planning’ – What do I need at each stage of my story to make it work? Beginners/All ages – 90 minutes.
‘Writing Around the Emotion’ – This is for more confident writers. A way to show the inner workings of your characters, rather than just telling what they are feeling. Writers/YA/adults – 60 minutes
‘How to Construct a Scene’ – looking at character motivation, moving the plot along, and making the reader want to read the next scene. Writers/YA/adults – 60 minutes