The Suspension of Disbelief or Weaving Mhis around Your Readers by Shari Boyer

  May Mini Program Recap:   The Suspension of Disbelief   or   Weaving Mhis around Your Readers    By Shari Broyer       According to Wikipedia: “Suspension of disbelief or willing suspension of disbelief is a term coined in 1817 by the poet and aesthetic philosopher, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who suggested that if [...]

ARE YOU TAPPED DRY

Are You Tapped Dry? by Vicki Batman   I am a writer and like most writers I know, occasionally my work isn’t going anywhere, especially when my husband had cancer six years ago. My whole world screeched to a heart-stopping halt.   This article is available to RWA-WF members.  To join RWA-WF, click here.

THE PROBLEM WITH SIMULTANEITY

THE PROBLEM WITH SIMULTANEITY by Lori Freeland   Simultaneity—events happening at exactly the same moment. How often does that occur in real life? Try patting your head and rubbing your stomach or walking out the door at exactly the same moment your mother is entering. No matter how hard you try, the movements are never precisely coordinated. [...]

Spring 2013 Online Workshops

Spring 2013 Online Workshops

*March*: Jane Porter – Voice & Market Workshop (March 19th, 20th, 21st) *April*: CJ Carmichael – Conflict & The Single Title/WF Romance (April 18th – 19th) *May*: Megan Crane/Caitin Crew – Finding & Fueling the Story (May 21st – May 22nd) *June*: Lee Hyat, from Author Sounds Relations on Marketing & PR in today’s changing [...]

Know your readership

Know your readership

I have been toying with the concept of “who is my readership” and where do I find them? You might believe that once you come to “The End” and congratulate yourself for a job well done, your next task is merely to find an agent, publisher or venue to capture your words between the covers. [...]

It's worth it!

It’s worth it!

When I learned that the first RWA-WF critique training would take place during my son’s season-ending baseball tournament in Orlando, Florida, I considered waiting until the next one came along to participate. However, as the emails to join the training kept arriving in my inbox, I decided to carve out some “me” time during our [...]

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