Online Classes in 2017

Characterization and Plotting: Weaving Them Together to Make Your Story Come Alive with Tamara Nicole Kendall

March 6-31, 2017

Join us for this intermediate level on-line course. Lessons include: Brainstorming, Character Profile Questions and Interviewing Characters, What is Plot, Plot Sketches and Backstory, GMC: Goal, Motivation and Conflict, Writing Strong Characters and Viewpoint, No Sagging Middles, Scene and Sequel, Plotting Methods, Creating Three Dimensional Characters, Adding Tension and Danger, Mini Workshop on Writing Hot, Basic Worldbuilding.

The fee for this class is $20 for LVRW members and $25 for nonmembers.

Find out more and sign up for this class here.

Writing Believable Reporters with Anna Hague

May 8-19, 2017

The path to create a reporter as a believable and interesting character is to understand what really happens in newsrooms, both dailies and weeklies, cities and small towns. All are different. All serve a different audience. All have different needs. All have different rules.

The fee for this class is $15 for LVRW members and $20 for nonmembers.

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What to Do When a Horse Shows Up with Kathryn Jane

June 5-30, 2017

Do you panic? Hit the brakes? Inform your heroine she can’t have a horse?  Not if you take this course filled with basic horsemanship, in-depth equine knowledge, critical terminology and a bonus list of don’ts to save you from looking like a rooky and making readers toss your book at a wall.

Presenter Kathryn Jane has extensive experience riding in the show ring, on the racetrack, over jumps, cross-country chasing cattle, training horses and assisting veterinarians.

The fee for this class is $20 for LVRW members and $25 for nonmembers.

Find out more and sign up for this class here.

Self-Publishing with Kathryn Jane

August 1-29, 2017

Lessons will include: definitions of terms you’re going to hear; explanations of subjects such as branding and distribution; how to use social media, loops, signature lines and peripherals; what to expect from the industry professionals you decide to hire; covers and copyright pages explained; series vs serial vs stand alone; and much, much more.

The fee for this class is $20 for LVRW members and $25 for nonmembers.

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Emergency Preparedness with Kathryn Jane

September 4-29, 2017

There’s nothing quite as sexy as a woman who knows what to do next. Don’t let an unexpected emergency stop you or your heroine in your tracks. Information and practical exercises will help you be prepared, even if your emergency is between the pages of the book you’re writing.
Presenter Kathryn Jane, is a certified Public Safety Communicator, trained in Emergency Preparedness, as well as Police, Fire, Ambulance, and Airport dispatch.

The fee for this class is $20 for LVRW members and $25 for nonmembers.

Find out more and sign up for this class here.