Emerging Writers Meetup with an Urban Fantasy Author

Come with questions, a work in progress, or an empty notebook. All writers are welcome in this casual, supportive environment. Author  Alex Kourvo will be on hand to answer questions and give encouragement. This month Alex will be joined by author Rob Cornell, who specializes in urban fantasy. Alex and Rob will answer questions, share resources, and provide private, one-on-one critiques if you choose to have them read your work.

Emerging Writers Workshop: My Book is Done. What Now?

Once your novel, memoir, or nonfiction book is complete, what then? There are numerous ways writers can bring their work to readers, but which way is best? In this workshop, Alex Kourvo will discuss the use of beta readers, ways to approach editors and agents, how to blog and use social media effectively, and the different publishing options that are available today.

Emerging Writers Meetup with Professional Book Editor

Come with questions, a work in progress, or an empty notebook. All writers are welcome in this casual, supportive environment. Author  Alex Kourvo will be on hand to answer questions and give encouragement. This month This month Alex will be joined by freelance editor Christine Allen-Riley. Alex and Christine will answer questions, share resources, and provide private, one-on-one critiques if you choose to have them read your work.

Emerging Writers Meetup with a Sci-Fi/Fantasy Author

Come with questions, a work in progress, or an empty notebook. All writers are welcome in this casual, supportive environment. Author  Alex Kourvo will be on hand to answer questions and give encouragement. This month Alex will be joined by ZZ Claybourne who specializes in science fiction and fantasy. Both authors will answer questions, share resources, and provide private, one-on-one critiques if you choose to have them read your work.

Emerging Writers Workshop: Showing & Telling in Fiction

“Show don’t tell” is the oldest advice in fiction writing, but is it always good advice? In this workshop, Alex Kourvo will explain the difference between showing and telling in fiction, why showing is so powerful, and why telling is useful too. Authors will learn how to combine showing and telling for compelling fiction that leaps off the page.

Emerging Writers Meetup with a Poet

Come with questions, a work in progress, or an empty notebook. All writers are welcome in this casual, supportive environment. This month, author Alex Kourvo will be joined by Molly Raynor, who specializes in poetry. Both authors will answer questions, share resources, and provide private, one-on-one critiques if you choose to have them read your work. Sharing your writing with other attendees is not required and is completely voluntary.