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Feb 8, 2021

Creating a character is a different process for everyone. Panelists Angela Ackerman, Karen A. Chase, Kevin Weir and Elissa McColl, share different strategies that work for them, the tools they use, and how much they need to know about a character before they are ready to start drafting. (The recording, alas, is missing...


Feb 1, 2021

Do writers need to visit a place to portray it accurately, vividly and with sensitivity? This discussion includes travelling for writers, memoirs by hunters, and finding the familiar in the foreign. Wherever you go, people are people. And remember, just because you've been somewhere, doesn't mean you understand the...


Nov 8, 2020

Spend an hour with Author James Alan Gardner as he offer a short reading, takes some questions and talks about Sleeping Beauty, superheroes, algorithms, publishers and view points.


Jun 28, 2020

GoH Leanne Shirtliffe takes questions on the diverse and ever-changing field of children's literature--from picture books to early readers to middle grade to YA.

Learn about working with illustrators, creating your own conferences and master classes, the organizations that can help on the journey and why children's...


May 29, 2020

This is the second best thing you'll hear all day! Former Kobo Director of Self-Publishing and Author Relations Mark Leslie's alliterative perfectly practiced, passionately-professional, publishing presentation.