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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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.

October 30, 2022

The raw instigating emotions of your character’s story run much deeper than just their character needs or GMCs. Learn about the driving force behind every hero’s transformation in this personal exploration of the character core value Void.

August 7, 2022

Download your free Design Your Antagonist worksheet with the 4 guidelines for creating an antagonist that empowers a story’s hero. And check out the 2 examples of antagonists in this article that have all 4 of these basic traits.

July 31, 2022

The Story Discovery Funnel is the one technique that can work for pantsers AND plotters. Stop sacrificing your creativity for process and plan the right story the first time.

July 24, 2022

There are 2 types of character transformations you might be ignoring in your stories (and here’s how to use them strategically).

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