It’s more important than ever for writers to think about building an online author profile – even before they’ve been published. Join literary-sector leader and social media evangelist Kate Larsen’s OWL to find out what options are available to you online, how to use them to your best advantage, and how to balance your writing time alongside the time you need to spend building your brand.
The Write Backstory with Confidence workshop is for fiction writers who want to avoid information dumps and use backstory to provide character motivation that resonates with readers!
The RWA OWL: ‘The Rhythm Method’ will guide you through different techniques to tighten your text, improve your pacing and find the rhythm in your writing.
I wrote my first novel when I was sixteen—and I didn’t know you needed to edit. Proof reading, sure. I’d checked assignments for typos. But line editing? No. Structural editing? Also no. To make it worse, I was publishing it chapter-by-chapter on a site called Wattpad. Serialised fiction was how teenage me learned to finish a book. I built a following for my novel by promising a chapter every week and delivering. There was no ‘here’s one I prepared earlier’ type situation going on. No. I woke up and pulled my laptop into bed with me every Sunday morning and …
Voice is an important part of your brand. When people hear your voice, they feel like they know you on a deeper level. This will help build their trust in you and increase their likelihood of buying from you. If you’re thinking about narrating a full-length audiobook, it’s a great idea to start off with a short story. A shorter piece will give you a chance to practice narrating, editing and mastering before you commit your time to a larger project. The process is the same, no matter the length. You can make it sound how you intended when you …
That’s not a knife! Join Lauren Clarke as she gives you the tools you need to know to make your conflict shine in Killer Conflict, an online course from RWA.
Are you sick of getting rejections from traditional publishers? Sign up for the OWL and learn how to self-publish in 5 easy steps with experienced trainer Cathleen Ross.
In light of my upcoming RWA OWL and last month’s RWA and RWNZ conference workshops, I thought it would be good to do a short blog on CHARACTERISATION THROUGH NARRATION.
Will you do anything rather than get up on stage? If so, why not sign up, step up and learn how to effectively engage your audience, therefore increasing the chance of your audience taking on board your message.
Need an adult space to discuss writing sex scenes? Not sure where you fit in the heat rating in romance novels? Do you need a bit more confidence before publishing sex scenes? Join the OWL.