Online Workshops

The Northeast Ohio Chapter of RWA is pleased to announce our 2019 Online Workshops. Check back often for updates to the calendar! Upcoming Workshops


September 2019

Dates: September 2-27

The Nuances of Dialogue presented by Sally J. Walker

Workshop overview:

In both prose and dramatic mediums, characters need to speak in a succinct, entertaining manner that moves the story forward. Inner character motivation and personality can be revealed through what is spoken and how.  This workshop will cover diction & syntax, concepts of multi-layered meaning, the difference between speech patterns of male-female speakers, influence of age-education-culture, how to control lecturing and argument orchestration.

Presenter Bio:

Sally Walker’s published credits include literary, romance and western novels, a nonfiction essay collection, several creative writing textbooks, stage plays, poetry, and many magazine articles on the craft of writing, including staff contributions to two international film magazines for 10 years. Her most recent novel, a romantic suspense, BIKES AND BADGES, will be released late in 2018. Under the mentorship of UCLA’s renowned Lew Hunter, Sally has written 33 screenplays and has Hollywood representation. In addition to long time active memberships in such national writing organizations as RWA, WWA and SCBWI, she was president of a state-wide writers organization 2007-2011 and is active in the Nebraska Film Association. She keeps to a strenuous writing schedule and still has time to work as Editorial Director for The Fiction Works, supervising acquisitions and sub-contracted editors. Besides being an adjunct professor of screenwriting at a local community college, Sally has taught writing seminars, both on-site and on-line, for over 30 years and is the facilitator for the weekly meetings of the Nebraska Writers Workshop in Ralston, NE.  For more information on her works and classes go to her website at http://www.sallyjwalker.com


REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Cost for the workshop is $20 (USD). You do not have to be an RWA member or a member 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

REGISTER NOW

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.

PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS

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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: NEORWA’s Online Workshops are held in Google Classroom. You will receive an invitation to join the group. 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 or an invitation to join the workshop, contact the NEORWA Workshops Coordinator at neorwaonline@gmail.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 Google Classroom, NEORWA will offer the participant the option to receive a refund or enroll 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 may either receive a refund or enroll in another workshop of the participant’s choice.

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