Events

Writer’s Quarantini Social Hour

By Lauran Strait / July 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

August 6, 2021 4:30 – 5:30

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Writing a Spooky Story: Incorporating Horror Elements into Your Writing–TPS Workshop

By hrwriters / February 16, 2021 / Comments Off on Writing a Spooky Story: Incorporating Horror Elements into Your Writing–TPS Workshop

Halloweeen is just around the corner, so get ready for those spooky story submissions. The horror genre isn’t for everyone, but elements of horror do appear in plenty of stories. Learn how to incorporate these elements into your work wisely, and how to make your spooky Halloween story stand out from the rest.

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Conference Registration

By hrwriters / February 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

Basic Conference Rate—Includes 2 plus-day admission (Sept 23-25), daily continental breakfast and lunch, (no outside food permitted), all-day beverages, no-fee writing contests, first 10-line critique sessions, 10-minute pitches, 90-minute social, and open mic. Golden Ticket (for HRW Members only) includes everything in the basic conference rate plus a dedicated parking space, dedicated front-row seating, Sept […]

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Student Conference Registration

By hrwriters / February 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

Middle school, high school, or fulltime (12 credit hours or more) undergrad or grad student (w/current ID).

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Boot Camp OR Master Class Registration

By hrwriters / February 8, 2021 / 0 Comments

Choose from one of the classes, Thursday, September 23 from 11am – 4pm: Writer’s Boot Camp: The A to Zs of Storytelling presented by Edmund Schubert OR Writer’s Master Class: The Creative Process presented by Bob Mayer     OPTIONAL Pre-conference dinner with conference presenters and HRW board members. Thursday, September 23, 4:45pm for an […]

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Writing Fantasy–TPS Workshop

By hrwriters / February 16, 2021 / Comments Off on Writing Fantasy–TPS Workshop

The fantasy genre imagines other worlds as settings for the story, worlds where myths and legends are real, magic rules, and wondrous creatures leap off the page. With the monumental success on the page and screen of properties like Game of Thrones and Harry Potter, interest in the genre is at an all-time high. But […]

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Scene Building in Novels: Scene by Scene–TPS Workshop

By hrwriters / February 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Scene Building in Novels: Scene by Scene–TPS Workshop

Chances are that the last “unputdownable” novel you read was composed of dynamic, vivid scenes that gripped you from page one and never let go. In this workshop we’ll discuss the power of scenes, analyze their components, and explore traditional and non-traditional ways to keep your reader glued to the page. We’ll also practice techniques […]

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