January 19, 2013: The Birds & The Bees
Where do ideas come from? How can we overcome Writer’s Block?
February 16, 2013: Writer’s Conferences
Why are they important? How should you prepare? SCENE 2013
March 16, 2013: KWA Scene Conference
April 20, 2013: I’ve got two slices of bread but I want a sandwich.
How often have you come up with a beginning and an end to your story but got bogged down in the middle? Discussions will include plot development, sub-plots, twists to keep your reader engaged, and cliffhangers (even in non-thriller genres).
May 18, 2013: Who am I and Where am I?
How do writers develop key attributes to bring all of the characters to life.
June 15, 2013: The Writing Life
An open discussion regarding how writing fits into your personal life.
July 20, 2013: All about the youth!
An open discussion covering the methods of writing for youth and the YA genre. Youth Awards Ceremony to follow.
August 17, 2013: Point/Counter-Point/Third Point
Three writers, from three different genres, go through a step-by-step process of writing.
September 21, 2013: Light at the End of the Tunnel
From conflict resolution to end of the book. From the Denouement to The End. What more needs to be said.