Dean has posted the new online writing workshop schedule through September. I don’t teach these onscreen, but I help massively behind the scenes. If you want to see my mug, check out the lecture series.
You can take more than one class at a time, but it is a commitment. There’s homework. Also, if you plan to try to get your POD books distributed through Ella Distribution in July, then I would strongly suggest you take the cover and interiors workshops.
If you can’t come to the Coast for our workshops, this is the next best thing.
Here’s Dean’s post, reprinted in its entirety:
New Online Workshop Schedule
I thought I would post this here as well under the Online Workshop tab above to let everyone know about the Online Workshop schedule between now and September 1st.
These workshops will round out and finish the first year of Online Workshops. Not a clue what the second year will bring. We might change these, we might stop completely. We’ll decide later this summer.
Each workshop is $300, lasts six weeks, and takes about four hours of your time per week to complete if you do the assignments involved with each workshop. Each workshop is limited to around 12 writers so that each writer can get individual attention when needed.
You work on each workshop on your own time, at your own pace each week. Each week has about seven or eight videos and each video is between 6 and 12 minutes long. Easy to come and go as your schedule allows.
Right now this schedule completes one year of workshops. That’s kind of fun that they worked and people seem to get their money’s worth out of each one. And honestly, I’ve learned a lot from your questions and doing these. Which has helped me as well, so thanks everyone.
Please pass the word to those you think might benefit from these. They are open to everyone who wants to learn.
The full description of each workshop and how to sign up is under the Online Workshop tab above.
These are the starting dates of upcoming workshops. All have openings at the moment.
Class #13… April 1st … Cliffhangers
Class #14… April 2nd … Pitches and Blurbs
Class #15… April 3rd … Essentials
Class #16… April 4th … From Idea to Story
Class #16a… April 5th … Genre Structure
Class #D8… May 6th … Designing Book Covers
Class #D9… May 7th … Designing Book Interiors
Class #N3… May 8th … Plot Your Novel
Class #N4… May 9th … World Building
Class #16b… May 10th … Openings
Class #17… June 3rd … Cliffhangers
Class #18… June 4th … Pitches and Blurbs
Class #19… June 5th … Genre Structure
Class #20… June 6th … Openings
Class #21… June 7th … Idea to Story
Class #22… July 8th … World Building
Class #23… July 9th … Plot Your Novel
Class #24… July 10th … Designing Book Covers
Class #25… July 11th … Designing Book Interiors
Class #26… July 12th … Essentials
Class #27… August 5th … Ideas to Story
Class #28… August 6th … Openings
Class #29… August 7th … Genre Structure
Class #30… August 8th … Pitches and Blurbs
Class #31… August 9th …. Cliffhangers
Class #32… Sept 2nd … Essentials
Class #33… Sept 3rd … Plot Your Novel
Class #34… Sept 4th … World Building
Class #35… Sept 5th … Designing Book Covers
Class #36… Sept 6th … Designing Book Interiors
Any questions, feel free to e-mail me. Full information under the online workshop tab above.
One year. Who knew these things would last that long? (grin)