Special All Day Workshop
With Becca Puglisi
Co-author of The Emotion Thesaurus series
April 22, 2017
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Richardson Civic Center; 411 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson, TX
Lunch included in registration fee
Session One (3 hours): Larger Than Life Characters: Building a Hero From The Ground Up: An in-depth look at character creation by discussing personality traits, character psychology and motivation, emotional sensitivities and wounds, and how to ground characters in the real world to facilitate empathy and reader fascination.
Session Two (3 hours): Show, Don’t Tell: Sharing Characterization & Emotions Without Telling or Info Dumps: Examining how to take deep level character planning and put it on the page through showing, not telling. Attendees learn how to convey their character’s physical descriptions, emotions, motivation, personality and backstory in ways that pull readers deeper into the story and the character’s inner world.
Becca Puglisi is an international speaker, writing coach, and bestselling author of The Emotion Thesaurus and its sequels. Her books are available in five languages, are sourced by US universities, and are used by novelists, screenwriters, editors, and psychologists around the world. She is passionate about learning and sharing her knowledge with others through her Writers Helping Writers blog and via One Stop For Writers—a powerhouse online library created to help writers elevate their storytelling. You can find Becca online at both of these spots, as well as on Facebook and Twitter.
Our March meeting is Saturday 11-1 at Aqua Fit in Plano. 1400 Summit Ave , Ste D-2, Plano, Tx 75074, Plano, TX 75074
Join us for Audra Lewandowski’s presentation on marketing for authors and lunch at BJ’s afterwwards.
MARKETING FOR AUTHORS
Yes, Facebook is your friend.
There are several key things every author needs to be successful. This month will we will learn what they are.
Mia London (we can call her Audra) has 5 books indie published in romance. However, her background is business. Her degree is in Business Administration, she runs a design firm (going on 14 years), and she’s started a non-profit in 2008. Marketing is second nature to her.
Did you know Facebook has 1.79 Billion visitors a month worldwide? This is a number that cannot be denied. If you have only one presence on social media, pick Facebook.
Do not worry that the information will be over your head (or under). There will be something for everyone. Also, she will give us other tips (secrets) on Marketing our businesses, and ultimately sell more books!
So load up your laptops and notepads, and get ready to learn all the insight she can give us in an hour. Audra is high-energy, gregarious, and wants this talk to be interactive. Bring your Facebook questions.