Posts tagged with: sci fi

Online Class Compilations

Several of my online classes have just completed and I wanted to let everyone know that your class compilation file is in work. When finished, I will post the compilation file in RESOURCES and you use your password to access […]

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Goths, Gadgets, & Grunge: Steampunk with Style

Goths, Gadgets, & Grunge: Steampunk with Style has begun Registration is open all week! Steampunk is, Wikipedically speaking, a subgenre of Speculative Fiction. Can you say 19th century? Steampunk typically features steam-powered machinery, inspired by 19th industrialized Western civilization. Usually, […]

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Busy Summer!

Busy summer indeed! The Fourth of July, the US’s Independence Day, is tomorrow and my brain is still in June. Time has flown by so fast, I’m in two new workshops before I realized it! Formatting for Effect is still in […]

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Next Class: Mentoring Month begins June 1

Have you ever needed just one good person to help you work through your WIP? Someone with experience and time for you? Now you have it. I am doing mentoring classes via private email, Skype, and so on. Each student […]

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Next class: Worldbuilding Wizardry

Worldbuilding Wizardry Add depth and reality to paranormal & fantasy stories April 29 – May 24  One of the most appealing things about fantasy and paranormal is that it usually takes place in a fantastic and imaginative world. The mention […]

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CLASS: Witches, Faeries & Wizards: Divining the Supernatural World

Check out my latest online class! Here, we’ll delve into the paranormal and urban fantasy worlds of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse, Rachel Morgan and The Hollows world of Kim Harrison, Justin Cronin’s The Passage & The Twelve and his hungry zombie-like […]

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Short Story Contest Deadline March 1

The Yuri’s Night Short Story Contest deadline is March 1, 2013. Human Spaceflight became a reality over 50 years ago with the launch of a bell-shaped capsule called “Vostok 1.” The capsule was carrying Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who took his […]

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Tropes, Trollops, & Truths of Science Fiction & Fantasy

Tropes, Trollops, & Truths of Science Fiction & Fantasy is a rename of the class that was called The Science in Science Fiction. I really didn’t like the old name that much. It served its purpose, which was the presentation […]

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Science Fiction-learn the history, the tropes, the cliches, and how to avoid them

WHAT: THE SCIENCE IN SCIENCE FICTION online class WHEN: Begins Dec 3-21, 2012 WHERE: SavvyAuthors.com ABOUT:  Can a historical writer write historicals without knowing history? Can a crime writer write crimes without reading Agatha Christi or Dashiell Hammit or Lee […]

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Are you writing a Paranormal or Urban Fantasy?

If you are, NOW is the time to sign up for my online class, URBAN FANTASY: MORE BANG FOR YOUR FANG, going on now at FF&P. It’s only day 2, but we haven’t even begun with lessons till later today, […]

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