• Challenge,  workshops

    Make More Than Coffee Money

    The First In a New Series of Classes… Kris and I tend to spend a lot of lunches out in restaurants with a notebook, planning workshops. Usually we have a focus, like a certain week in a class that needs to be recorded. We make sure that I am recording the workshop we want it to be. Between the two of us, we think we hit good workshops more than we miss. And sometimes in these lunch discussions we just end up with new ideas  for workshops that we think would be fun or valuable. A couple details have to be in place before we talk about it enough to…

  • Challenge,  workshops

    New Workshops

    Already Up and Others Coming in the Next Three Days… All six of last year’s collection classes are now up and the Pets Collection class is up starting in January as well. I hope to have the entire 2022 schedule by the end of the week if you are interested in taking collection classes. And the Pulp Speed regular workshop is up in February now. The Decade Ahead year of classes is all set and ready to go for 2022. Starting over, although we left in two of the Pop-Ups that we had included on the first attempt back in 2020. Videos on that first month of that year-long class…

  • On Writing,  publishing

    Two New Regular Workshops Posted

    How to Study Workshop and How to Use Tags Workshop… Both new workshops will start in September and both are available right now to sign up for in Teachable. I think both of these will be as amazing as the Information Flow workshop. And the Tag workshop might be as game-changing as Writing with Depth. Not kidding. And we will present it in the same example method so you can really see them for the first time. Both of these workshops have been added to the lifetime subscription for workshops. Lifetime subscribers are already in the workshops if you want to take them in September. Otherwise you can wait until…

  • On Writing,  publishing,  workshops

    New Pop-Up Weekender Workshops

    POP-UP WEEKENDER WORKSHOPS WMG Publishing announces a new category of writing and publishing online workshops. Shorter and more intense learning experiences. Kristine Kathryn Rusch and I have a number of workshop ideas we have wanted to do, but they are too long for a lecture and two short for the six week structure of the regular workshops. To remind you… —A Regular workshop goes through seven or so videos each week for six weeks and five homework assignments and costs $300.00. It takes six weeks to finish a class. Full list and descriptions at www.deanwesleysmith.com/online-workshops/ —A Classic workshop is a retired regular workshop that you can go through as quickly…