Writing workshops for romance writers

& authors of character-driven fiction

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Whether you learn best in live writing workshops (where you can ask the presenter questions) or prefer an at-your-own-pace style of learning, I've got you covered!

Check out these workshops on developing character arcs, plot milestones, and pro-level line editing skills.  

Some workshops can be booked for live group events, some can be taken at your own pace, and some are set up for both. Choose the training setup that works best for your learning style.

Book Sue as a speaker at your next meeting, workshop, retreat, or summit. More info here (click to download). 

Prefer bite-sized lessons?

If committing to a writing workshop is overwhelming, check out these articles.

From character growth arcs to plotting (without actually plotting) to line-level prose editing, these articles will give you the foundational writing tips to level up your skills in simple, achievable steps.

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May 23, 2023

Get a handle on your hero’s WHY by understanding the seven Character Core Values. These behaviors are the key to unlocking your hero’s story, the legend to their transformation map.

May 8, 2023

Lies are powerful motivators, even when we don’t MEAN to believe them (or even tell them). Find out why identifying the Lie your hero believes is the key to unlocking the heart of their story.

May 5, 2023

If plotting stresses you out, try this 2-stage framework that will map out the three key pieces of your hero’s journey and give you clear goalposts to write to and from.

May 2, 2023

Who’s in the driver’s seat for your story: the hero or the plot? The answer determines what type of plot you need to write. And there’s one question you can ask yourself to find out if you’re writing the RIGHT story.

November 13, 2022

They key to a healthy, efficient plot framework is setting SMART Story Goals (and there are two of them!). Learn the 5-step technique that can help you troubleshoot why your plot isn’t working.

November 6, 2022

Your hero’s Story Need is the heart of their transformation. These 4 steps will guide you to pinpointing exactly what mindset shift your character must make before they can transform.

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