2018 Schedule

Jan 14     Where are we going? What is our focus?

Feb 11     Craft Focus: Developing the Idea, Characters, and Setting; Chocolate celebration

Mar 11     Craft Focus: Digging deeper into Goal, Motivation, Conflict; Point of View; Plotting; Hooks; and Turning points – Bonus Program: Karate

Apr 8      Craft Focus: Beginning to write,;understanding dialogue, narration, internalization; using sensory elements and body language – Bonus: WARA anniversary

May 13    Craft Focus: Battling the sagging middle – Bonus Program: Tai Chi

Jun 10     Craft Focus: Drafting the novel

Jul 8       Craft Focus: Second and third drafts

Aug 12   Craft Focus: Editing

Sep 9     Craft Focus: Creating anthologies and story collections

Oct 14    Craft Focus: Query letters, synopsis, blurbs

Nov 11   Craft Focus: Publishing types and marketing

Dec 9     Party Time!