The Northeast Ohio Chapter of RWA is pleased to announce our 2018 Online Workshops. Check back often for updates to the calendar! Upcoming Workshops
Lost in the Story-A Workshop on Reader Immersion
Presenter: Peter Andrews
Dates: June 4-29
About the Workshop
We all know what it’s like when we enter a story so thoroughly we forget the world around us. Getting readers totally engaged is a huge part of success for fiction writers. In this class, you’ll work with the instructor to master the four essential elements of story immersion: creating a good foundation (meaning avoiding mistakes that can distract), sensory details (in the right measure), emotion (especially concern for the protagonist), and verisimilitude. As you continue, you’ll learn to architect your story with hooks, surprises, turns, pacing, and a satisfying ending.
The class will conclude with voice, style, and ways to charm the reader.
About the Presenter
Peter Andrews writes short stories, speeches, articles, and blogs. He has also worked as a web producer, speechwriter, and radio producer. Check out his blog at howtowritefast.blogspot.com
Cost for the workshop is $20 (USD). You do not have to be an RWA member or a members of NEORWA to take our workshops!
REGISTRATION CUT-OFF IS THE DAY BEFORE THE WORKSHOP STARTS
The registration deadline is the day before the workshop starts. To register and pay scroll down and fill out the registration form near the end of this page then follow the payment instructions. Once registered, you will be subscribed to the workshop loop prior to and for the duration of the class.
For more information, please email the workshops coordinator If you are using a web email and the link doesn’t work for you, send the email to neorwaonline at gmail dot com
ABOUT NEORWA’S ONLINE WORKSHOPS:
Admission to the workshop depends on receipt of this form and payment fee before the cut-off date for the workshop chosen. If the fee is received after the cut-off date, the fee can be applied to another workshop of your choosing.
Note: You will receive an invitation to join the group from Yahoo! Groups. You must reply to it in order to take the course. The invitation is good for seven (7) days only. PLEASE check your spam filter for the invitation so you don’t miss anything in the workshop! There are no refunds if you fail to enroll yourself once being offered the invitation.
Upon receipt of your payment and registration form, you will receive an email confirming you have been registered for the workshop. If you do not receive a confirmation email, contact the NEORWA Workshops Coordinator at email@example.com before the workshop begins.
NEORWA REFUND POLICY
Registration fees will be refunded only in the event the workshop is canceled. All payments for a workshop must be received by the registration cut-off date. No refund will be given for withdrawing from a workshop. In the event the instructor cancels a workshop or there are technical difficulties with the list provider (Yahoo!), NEORWA will offer the participant the option of receiving a refund or enrollment in another workshop of the participant’s choice.
If a workshop does not have 10 students enrolled by the cut-off date, the workshop may be canceled, and the participant can either receive a refund or be enrolled in another workshop of the participant’s choice.
If you have questions or difficulties with your registration EMAIL the Online Workshops Coordinator (neorwaonline AT gmail DOT com) — list the title of the workshop in the subject line.
We want to make it easy for you to pay for your class. Paying by PayPal is the quickest way to finish the process of getting into a class.
Or, you can mail your personal check made payable to NEORWA to our PO Box at:
PO Box 360980
Strongsville, OH 44136
‘If you mail a check, please do NOT include your registration form with the check. You can put the workshop title in the memo line of your check so we know to apply the fees to your registration. The registrant information must be emailed to the Online Workshops Coordinator in order for you to be registered!!‘
Note: Your payment is due on/before the registration deadline for your selected workshop.