Instructor: Shirley Jump
Two Week Intensive on Upping the Emotion
August 5-19; Fee: $50 USD
Laugh and cry—or make your characters do it
during this two-week intensive class on Upping Emotion. Learn how details can make a big difference between a scene that falls flat and one that makes the reader fall in love.
Hands-on homework with
critiques will give students immediate feedback, helping them take the
emotion up a notch or two in every single scene.
New York Times and USA Today
bestselling author Shirley Jump has written more than 50 novels for
Berkley, Harlequin, Entangled, and Kensington books. A frequent speaker
both in the United States and abroad, Shirley’s diverse career has
spanned two decades. She has won numerous awards, and she’s been
nominated multiple times for the Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice award.
The first book in her series with Berkley, The Sweetheart Bargain, recently received a Top Pic from Romantic Times.
Check out the BUZZ about Shirley Jump’s novels:
“Sweet is the word for this anthology
from four top Kensington writers…Jump’s office romance gives the
collection a kick, with fiery writing.” — Publishers Weekly
4 1/2 Stars, “With
Jump’s trademark comedic touch, readers are treated to a well-crafted
story about what it means to come home to face yourself and your past.
The main characters are sympathetic and intelligent, and the narrative
is constantly smooth and compelling.” — Romantic Times Book Reviews