The new year is upon us and with it, some fabulous new writing classes. Take a look at these workshops being offered around the web.
Getting Rid of the Junk That Holds You Back by Cheryl St. John – Take an honest, in-depth look at your behaviors, your thought processes and the things that are holding you back on your writing goals.
Edit Your Book In a Month by Eliza Knight – Get information on how to fix the most common mistakes made in manuscripts and learn what editors and judges are looking for in a manuscript.
Personal Brand Express: An Action Plan for Authors by Jenn Stark – Get the tools you need to create and refine an ideal Writing and Industry Brand for you and your work, and learn tips and techniques to effectively showcase these Brands in your marketing, publicity and promotional efforts.
The Truth about Psychic Research: What It Is, Who Does It, and How to Use Psychic Research to Build Your Fictional Worlds and Distract Your Readers with Red Herrings by Mary O’Gara – Learn about astrological research, scientific research organizations, psychic research organizations, special research-in-action projects and magical societies.
Breaking Rules to Break In or Break Out by Allison Brennan – A class for serious writers who want to take their writing to the next level by learning how to shuck the rules that don’t work and focus on strengthening their voice with a special focus on the suspense genres–romantic suspense, thrillers, mysteries, and paranormal suspense.
New Year, New You by Laurie Schnebly Campbell – Learn practical and psychological techniques for dealing with rejection, writer’s block, frustration, motivation, and other issues that keep writers from loving their craft.
Anatomy of a Hook by Natalie J. Damschroder – Learn how to craft The Hook, the importance of continually barbed pacing, the anatomy of a hook, and how to pay it off, all with the goal of making the reader never want to put that book down.
Purpose Driven Scene by Lynn Kerstan – This workshop focuses on how to develop a scene that is chock-full of character development, conflict, emotion, and—for the reader—a vivid sense of “being there.”
Do you know of any other low-cost online writing classes being held in January? Please give details in the comments!