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Aug, 2021: The Sizzling, Scintillating Synopsis

The goal of this class through lessons, assignments, and plenty of feedback is for you to come away with a sizzling, scintillating synopsis. A synopsis that will get the attention of an agent, editor, or contest judge and prove you’re a professional and talented story teller.

This class is for anyone who would like a surefire way to plot your novel with all the necessary beats, characters arc, relationship arc, and the added bonus of a finished synopsis.

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Aug, 2021: "No One Gets Me!": Writing Believable YA Characters

What makes a novel young adult? Is it just the age of the protagonist?

It’s so much more!

This course will demystify the teen world and help you write believable characters—one your young readers can relate to and root for. Learn the keys to crafting a novel solidly in YA, which goes far beyond the age of your main character.

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Aug, 2021: Advanced Craft

You know the feeling – when you start a book and immediately suspend disbelief to fall into the story world. As authors, we know that this isn’t easy to do. It takes more than a good scene. It takes a maestro of craft to pull it off.

This is a writing master class. If you’re past problems with POV, character development and stage direction, this class will help you understand the subtle nuances that can be the difference between a ‘good writer’ and a popular author.

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Aug, 2021: Connecting the Dots: Conspiracy Theories in History and Writing

Today it seems like conspiracies and conspiracy theories are everywhere. Do you want to add shadowy organizations and secret plots to your writing? Why not look at real conspiracies from history to feed your own dark designs?

Come join historian Hugh Gordon as he shows which conspiracies can be proven, and others that remain in the shadows. You will learn about government plots and other beliefs that stretch the imagination. Learn how to make your reader uncover a truth that can fit with any conspiracy in history.

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Aug, 2021: Foundational Fantasy

Fantasy stories can take you into other worlds where you can fight pirates, soar on the back of a dragon, or go on a quest. There could be magic, adventure, romance, daring deeds, and great beats. Over the course of four weeks, we'll go in-depth on how to build a compelling fantasy story including worldbuilding, magical systems, fantastical creatures, and captivating characters.

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Aug, 2021: Social Media for Authors

Tweet like a twit? Facepalm every time you check Facebook? Feel like a pinned bug on Pinterest?

What's an author to do with all of the social media opportunities clambering for our attention?

Confused by controversy? Troubled by trolls? You'll learn the skills to control your social media presence without losing your mind.

Class includes on-line lessons and one-on-one virtual meetings to help you discover and manage your own unique brand. Lisa will make sure you have the tools to tame social media.

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Aug, 2021: Write Away the Writer's Block

Most writers have suffered from some form of writer’s block in their careers. In this two-week class we are going to work through ways to combat writer's block and get ourselves unstuck. Because sometimes getting unstuck requires a little help from your friends! Join us to work through that blockage, one word, one sentence, one paragraph at a time.

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Aug, 2021: Writing Action Scenes

Do you want to kick your book’s impact into high gear? Grab your reader’s attention and never let it go? Create a pace for your story that thrills your reader to the end and has them one-clicking the next book? Create great action scenes!

This two-week workshop, applicable to writers at any stage in their career, will focus on how to create action scenes that fit with your story and voice.

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Beware of Writerly - 20oz Insulated Bottle

Reduce single-use plastic with this eco-friendly insulated water bottle that is easy to clean and durable. Featuring a stainless steel spill-proof screw-on cap, this premium double wall insulated stainless steel bottle keeps your drinks either hot or cold. Keep it moving with a premium on-the-go water bottle that’s perfect for staying hydrated and stylish. .: […]

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Ceramic Mug (EU)

  11oz 15oz Height, cm 9.50 12.00 Diameter, cm 8.00 8.00 Perfect for coffee, tea and hot chocolate, this classic shape white, durable ceramic mug comes in the most popular sizes - 11 oz. and 15 oz. High quality sublimation printing makes it an appreciated gift to every true hot beverage lover. .: White ceramic.: […]

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Ceramic Mug 11oz

  11oz Height, cm 9.50 Diameter, cm 8.00 Warm your soul with a nice cuppa out of this perfectly sized ceramic mug. Customize with cool designs, photos or logos to make that "aaahhh!" moment even better. It’s microwave safe and dishwasher safe and made of white, durable ceramic in an 11-ounce size. It's high-quality sublimation […]

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Ceramic Mug 11oz

  11oz Height, in 3.74 Diameter, in 3.15 Warm your soul with a nice cuppa out of this perfectly sized ceramic mug. Customize with cool designs, photos or logos to make that "aaahhh!" moment even better. It’s microwave safe and dishwasher safe and made of white, durable ceramic in an 11-ounce size. It's high-quality sublimation […]

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Clarity Rules! Lawson Writer's Academy AOP Tote Bag

  Medium Large Height, in 16.02 17.99 Length, in 16.02 17.99 Width, in 3.15 3.15 Handle height, in 11.81 11.81 Handle width, in 1.00 1.00 This practical, high-quality Tote Bag is available in three sizes. All over print provides comfort with style at the beach or at your favorite writing conference. Made from reliable materials, […]

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Cotton Tote Bag

  One size Width, in 16.54 Lenght, in 16.54 The cotton canvas tote bag is the ideal grab & go accessory. Made of 100% cotton, it features long, reinforced shoulder straps for exceptional comfort. This customizable, 42cm x 42cm tote fits right in with any style. .: 100% cotton canvas.: Medium-heavy fabric (9.44 oz/yd² (320 […]

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Desk Mat

This fully customizable desk mat is perfect for that extra personal touch at work or in your home office. Made of 4mm thick neoprene material, it has an anti-slip backing and a hemmed edge for durability and stability. Pick it in two sizes 12”x18” & 12”x22” and glow up your workspace. .: 4 mm thick […]

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Dig Deep. Create Art. LWA Unisex Jersey Short Sleeve V-Neck Tee

Looking good on both men and women, this soft jersey tee is comfortable enough to wear all day long. High quality print will make it an instant favorite in every wardrobe. .: 100% airlume combed and ringspun cotton (fiber content may vary for different colors).: Light fabric (4.2 oz/yd² (142 g/m²)).: Retail fit.: Sewn in […]

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