We are pleased to welcome author and Samford University journalism professor Julie Williams, who will be discussing her exciting new book, Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, AL. Please join us to hear about Williams' intriguing account of uncovering the history of the nation's first flight school, founded by the Wrights in Montgomery 100 years ago.
These prolific and bestselling authors have written over a hundred romance novels covering multiple genres and subgenres, including suspense, historical, comedy, mystery, and more. Join them for an informal discussion of the passion they all share: books!
If you're confused, overwhelmed, or simply mystified about what it takes to get your book from your desk onto a bookstore shelf, then this workshop has the answers you need. Learn the basics of the business, including publishing models, what agents actually do, and how to protect yourself from scam artists.
Do you understand POV? (It stands for "point of view.") What about "Show, Don't Tell"? Do you know what a dialog tag is and how to use it? Discuss these and other essential building blocks of your novel.
How do you decide what happens in your novel? Do you have enough plot to carry you to the end? Is there too much going on? How do you keep the action going and your readers turning pages? Learn these essentials to fiction writing.