SARA Workshop: Before You Hit Send: Hands-on Self-Editing

Angela James Angela James presents her All-Day Master Class: Before You Hit Send: A Hands-on Self-Editing Course. This is the condensed version of Angela’s 3-week online self-editing workshop. The workshop will have very short morning and afternoon breaks. Lunch will be on-site.
 Topics cover everything from the basics of self-editing (punctuation, grammar, adverb/adjective use) to the more advanced topics of pacing, passive voice, overwriting and much, much more!
Angela James is the Editorial Director of Carina Press, Harlequin’s digital-first fiction imprint. She has edited bestselling authors such as Shannon Stacey, Jaci Burton, Lauren Dane, Ilona Andrews, Lilith Saintcrow, and Shelly Laurenston.
Closed Workshop – Paid members only. (One of the great benefits of being a member)
DATE: Saturday, August 15, 2015 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Doors open at 8 AM
LOCATION: Wyndham Garden San Antonio near La Cantera, 6809 North Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX
Please be sure to RSVP, as we need an accurate headcount to provide lunch.

Monthly Workshop – Improving Your Plotting

j Dane-pixJordan Dane will do two hour workshop: Plotting from a Recovering Pantser: One Author’s Epiphany on Structure.

Topics: a simple plotting method to flesh out a cohesive structure, write an effective proposal / synopsis in the voice of the novel, and create a storyboard of the main scenes—before you even write one word of the story.

Avon/HarperCollins launched Jordan Dane’s debut suspense novels in a back to back publishing event in Spring 2008 after buying the 3-book series in auction. Pursuing publication since 2003, Jordan had received awards in 33 national writing competitions and was an energy sales manager in the oil and gas industry prior to selling. Now she is following her passion and writes full time. session.

Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015                  Time: 10:30am – 1:00pm

Location:  John Igo Library – 13330 Kyle Seale Pkwy San Antonio, TX 78249