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Fundamentals of Good Fiction

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Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Do you understand POV? (It stands for "point of view.") What about "Show, Don't Tell"? Do you know what a dialog tag is and how to use it?  Discuss these and other essential building blocks of your novel.

Speaker: Kira Sinclair Read more about Fundamentals of Good Fiction

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Plotting and Pacing Your Novel

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Friday, June 25, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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How do you decide what happens in your novel? Do you have enough plot to carry you to the end? Is there too much going on? How do you keep the action going and your readers turning pages?  Learn these essentials to fiction writing.

Speaker: Lynn Raye Harris Read more about Plotting and Pacing Your Novel

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Conflict and Emotion: The Heart of the Story

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Saturday, June 19, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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What drives your story? What drives your characters? Go beyond plot to the real heart of your story.

Speaker: Linda Winstead Jones Read more about Conflict and Emotion: The Heart of the Story

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Creating Compelling Characters

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Friday, June 18, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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The best plot in the world will fall flat without characters your readers love (or love to hate). Learn to create realistic, three-dimensional characters readers will never forget.

Speakers: Rhonda Nelson and Kimberly Lang Read more about Creating Compelling Characters

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Land the job of your dreams with ReferenceUSA!

Tuesday, March 30: Looking for a new job or need job hunting tips? This class can help!  Read more about Land the job of your dreams with ReferenceUSA!

Land the job of your dreams with ReferenceUSA!

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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ReferenceUSA provides in-depth information on more than 14 million U.S. potential employers nationwide! Please join us for a presentation on how ReferenceUSA can be utilized as a job searching tool. After the presentation, Bill Carlson, a ReferenceUSA Representative, will be glad to answer your questions about researching all phases of your job search Read more about Land the job of your dreams with ReferenceUSA!

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Plotting the Perfect Murder: meet crime writer D. P. Lyle

Saturday, April 3: join crime writer D. P. Lyle, MD for a book signing and presentation. Tickets on sale now. Read more about Plotting the Perfect Murder: meet crime writer D. P. Lyle

Can you plan the perfect murder?

Saturday, April 3: Free workshops for aspiring crime writers. Reservations encouraged. Read more about Can you plan the perfect murder?

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