• Challenge,  workshops

    In-Person Workshops

    Firing Up!!! Sent out all the reading list and hotel information for the Fantasy Caper In-Person Workshop starting on January 9th and ending on January 12th. Everything is on the Study Along class on Teachable. So if you are thinking of doing the Study Along, the reading list is there. If you are attending in person, the hotel information is there as well. First assignment will be sent out two weeks ahead of the start date of the workshop. And there are two spots open in the Fantasy Caper In-Person class. Write me directly if interested or have questions. If you are attending and did not get my letter today,…

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    New In-Person Workshops Location

    RESORTS WORLD in Las Vegas… Yes, for future in-person workshops, we have moved to Resorts World. This is three major hotels in one place with a massive convention area. Brand new, with a ton restaurants on site, plus a ton of others close by. Room rates through our workshop codes is $75 a night plus resort fees. THAT IS CHEAPER than the Golden Nugget was three years ago. And the rooms are all brand new and it is quiet!! And since these are writing workshops, there is about a billion places to sit and write not counting your room. The first workshop to be held there is the FANTASY CAPER…

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    More On In-Person Workshops…

    All Set Up… And Getting Sign-Ups… So I figured I would mention a few things. First off, here in Vegas the Covid statistics are very low, in the moderate range and are dropping steadily. No masks required anywhere. In the entire state there are just over a hundred people in the hospital, all of them not vaccinated and most of them older and up north where the non-vax folks live. All of them have other conditions as well. But even so, we are still going to require for all of 2023 workshops that everyone attending an in-person workshop must have proof of vaccination and boosters. No exceptions. Do not make…

  • Challenge,  On Writing,  workshops

    Announcing New Advanced In-Person Craft Workshops

    Workshops Are Here In Las Vegas… All these workshops are advanced craft focused. You will be doing a lot of writing while here. And each workshop, similar to this year, will be two-genre focused. And each will have a Study-Along class going on at the same time online on Teachable. And each will be followed by a novella challenge class to do a novella in two weeks on the workshop topic. (You must have taken either the in-person or the study-along to take the novella.) DETAILS… Workshops always start Monday morning and end Thursday by noon. So you fly in on Sunday and out on Thursday or Friday. Workshops are…

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    In Person and Study Along and Novella Classes

    In Person Craft Classes in Vegas Return in 2022!!! That’s right, the limited craft in-person classes are back in 2022. We announced this last summer, but now, since the reading list is about to go out on the first class in March, Kris and I figured it was time to really go over these again. There will be six classes, all limited to 15 people each here at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas. For this new series, we have taken the overall topics of Caper, Spies, and Humor and smashed them into six different genres. March 21st-24th… Thriller Humor (taught by Dean) May 16th-19th… Mystery Caper (taught by Kris)…