Saturday 19th November
*Workshops will last from 45-60 mins. Schedule is subject to change. Terms and conditions apply.
A Guide to Setting Goals & Income Streams
Hosted by Melissa Hawkes
Melissa Hawkes is a British author who found creative writing to be the form of escapism she was looking for after she was placed in foster care at aged nine. Primarily a Young Adult Fantasy writer, her work is inspired by her childhood and teenage experiences and she hopes to shed light on matters close to her heart, such as bullying, expression, mental health and the hidden truth about living in foster care.
Dedicated Writing Sprint
Use this time to spend 45 - 60 minutes of your day focussing solely on your writing, whether you're in the drafting stage, writing your first draft, editing or something else. This event will not be recorded. Please join 5 minutes early as we'll be sprinting from 11:30am sharp. See you there! *This event will not be recorded.
Getting Creative in Vellum
Hosted by Lee Jacquot
Lee Jacquot is a wild-haired bibliophile who writes romances with strong heroines that deserve a happy ever after. When Lee isn't writing or drowning herself in a good book, she laughs or yells at one of her husband's practical jokes. Lee is addicted to cozy pajamas, family games nights, and making tents with her kids. She currently lives in Texas with her husband, three littles, and fluffy cat, Olaf. She lives off coffee and Dean Winchester.
Social Media Marketing for Authors
Hosted by Bridget Howard
Bridget has been an avid reader since she was young. She had a passion for creating things and decided to combine that with her love of books. In May of 2016 she started the bookstagram account @darkfaerietales_ and in March of 2021 she joined booktok @darkfaerietales. She loves the idea of introducing readers to their new favorite book. She had four beautiful children and has been married for 17 years to her wonderful husband!
Create your Book Publishing Timeline
Hosted by Mandi Lynn
Mandi Lynn published her first novel when she was seventeen. The author of multiple books, Mandi spends her days continuing to write and creating YouTube videos to help other writers achieve their dreams of seeing their books published. Mandi is the owner of Stone Ridge Books, a company that works to help authors bring their books to life through cover design and book formatting. She is also the creator of The Book Launch Planner, a planner designed to help writers plan their book releases.
Say It Write: A Workshop on Writing Dialogue
Hosted by Greer Rivers
Greer Rivers is a former crime fighter in a suit, but now happily leaves that to her characters! She writes steamy romantic suspense, dark romance, and sports romance, and is the author of the Conviction Series. Her hope is to give readers an escape from the craziness of life and a safe place to feel too much.
A Self-Publisher's Guide to Editing Services
Hosted by Natalia Leigh
Natalia Leigh is a full-time author, editor, and content creator. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in creative writing from Colorado State University. When not writing or editing, she can usually be found lying in the pasture with her horses, scribbling in her bullet journal, or playing video games. She's the founder of Enchanted Ink Publishing, a small business that provides editing and design services to authors.
Manage Your Taxes Like a Pro
Hosted by Shabee Hough
Shabee Hough-is an Enrolled Agent from Oklahoma with 7 years experience, with a focus on small business owners. She is married almost 15 years to her husband Shawn, with three children, Zackary, Gabriel, and Torunn. She earned her bachelor's degree from Northeastern State University and MBA from Oklahoma Christian University. She loves to read, stream video games with her family, Dungeons and Dragons, Taekwondo, and any other random activity we stumble upon as a family.
How Characterisation Drives Plot
Hosted by Scarlett St. Clair
International and USA Today Bestselling author Scarlett St. Clair is a citizen of the Muscogee nation and the author of the HADES X PERSEPHONE SAGA, the HADES SAGA, KING OF BATTLE & BLOOD, and WHEN STARS COME OUT.