Category Archives: Writng Conferences

Magic Systems 101: Pt. 3 Sanderson’s Laws of Magic

This post is a continuation of a presentation originally given at the Eagle Mountain Writer’s Conference held on Sept 9th, 2017. Don’t miss the first two parts of the series: Pt.1 “Why Write Good Magic?” Pt. 2 “Hard Magic vs … Continue reading

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Magic Systems 101: Pt. 2 Hard Magic vs Soft Magic

This post is a continuation of a presentation originally given at the Eagle Mountain Writer’s Conference held on Sept 9th, 2017. Don’t miss the other parts of this series: Pt 1 – Why Write Good Magic? Pt 3 – Sanderson’s … Continue reading

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Magic Systems 101: Pt. 1 Why Write Good Magic

This presentation was originally given at the Eagle Mountain Writer’s Conference held on Sept 9th, 2017. This is the first part of a five part series. Other parts will be posted soon, please like and subscribe either here on the … Continue reading

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Agent Q and A

At this year’s “Time out for Writers” conference there was a panel discussion where we writers got to pick the brains of a group of agents about anything and everything.  Here are some of the notes from that panel. Question: … Continue reading

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Writing Suspense

The great thing about attending a conference is being able to sit and listen to different lectures about all sorts of different topics.  Even better, I get to use my notes to share what I learned with you, my dear … Continue reading

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Descriptive Prose

This last weekend I attended a writer’s conference and listened to all sorts of excellent classes talking about the craft.  One of the classes that influenced me and my writing the most was a class on descriptive prose presented by the … Continue reading

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Write a Book in 3 Days!

Today I’ll sharing notes from a session titled How to Write a book in Three Days from this year’s “Life, the Universe, and Everything” (LTUE) conference.   I’ll admit before the session started I thought at first that the idea of writing … Continue reading

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“Life, the Universe, and Everything” Writing Conference

Last weekend I had the mind-blowing experience of attending the “Life, the Universe, and Everything” (LTUE) sci/fi fantasy writers conference.  Networking opportunities like these don’t come my way often and it’s great to be able to shake hands with some … Continue reading

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ANWA 2011 Class Review Part 2

This is the last installment of my reviews of the ANWA conference.  In all it was a great experience and the biggest brain workout I have had in years.  I would do it again in a heartbeat. Cecily Markland – … Continue reading

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ANWA 2011 Class Review – Part 1

There were six sessions of classes during the Saturday classes, each block with two or three choices to attend.  I chose the classes that would help me the most with completing my novel and being ready to enter the world … Continue reading

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