Traveling Pen Series

June 17, 2023 TPS–Landmarks On An Indie Publishing Journey, presented by Drema Deòraich

By Lauran Strait / February 20, 2023 / 0 Comments

You’ve decided to self-publish? Congratulations! There are so many ways to go indie it can be confusing! Learning even a little from someone else who’s done it can be validating and help ease the Fear of Things You Don’t Know. I’m happy to share what I’ve done, and perhaps help you find a path toward […]

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July 15, 2023 — TPS workshop — Outlines, Treatments, & Synopses (Oh, My!) A Workshop on Structure for the Brave, the Frightened, and the Doomed, by Dr. Dennis Bounds

By Lauran Strait / March 1, 2023 / 0 Comments

Often writers hear the terms “outline,” “treatment,” and “synopsis” used interchangeably. This is far from the truth. This workshop will present tools for creating an outline to guide your writing of a story – whether it will be a short story, novel, or screenplay. Further, we will present the purpose and elements of the standard […]

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August 19, 2023 — TPS workshop — The Invisible Narrator, presented by Caroline Leech

By Lauran Strait / March 27, 2023 / 0 Comments

In this class, authors will learn how to limit the narrator’s presence, allowing the Viewpoint Character to invite readers directly into the story and keep them there until the very last page. Have you ever been sipping some dark and delicious coffee in a sunny sidewalk café in the heart of Paris . . . […]

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