Michelle Post, business writer for The Connection newspaper (Castle Pines, Colorado), will lead a workshop based on several of her “Business Bytes” columns published by The Connection. She is an expert on business organization and technology. Come find out how to “Develop a Growth Mindset for Success.”
Dr. Michelle Post is a driven, passionate and experienced leader, teacher, social media strategist, connector and national and international speaker. Her desire to connect and inspire throughout more than three decades of career translates into her ongoing effort to help the development of ideas, people, content, and learning. Her passion is to help others to learn how to release their internal gifts for personal and professional success. She believes every person’s life matters and what they do matters too. In addition, every individual has a story that needs to be shared, and The Connection is lucky to have her on their team.
Laurie Marr Wasmund, novelist and writing instructor, will lead the workshop “Tough Talk: Writing Effective Dialogue.” According to Wasmund, dialogue is a powerful writing tool in any writer’s repertoire. She will show us five ways to develop effective dialogue, including how to use dialogue to ratchet up tension; where to place dialogue “tags;” and how to make dialogue sound realistic to your readers’ ears.
LAURIE MARR WASMUND is the author of My Heart Lies Here, a novel of the Ludlow Massacre; Clean Cut, A Romance of the Western Heart; and To Do Justice and To Love Kindness, the first two books of the White Winter Trilogy, set during World War I.
News from Trai Cartwright…
Women in Film & Media Screenplay Contest
When you enter the Women in Film & Media Screenplay Contest, you put your script in the running for $1000 in cash prizes, a table read with professional actors and director, and feedback from 3 Hollywood writers representatives!
RULES: Gotta be a woman writer, or part of a writing team with a woman, or have a script featuring a female lead. Oh, and you gotta live in Colorado.
Deadline: January 31, 2018.
WIFMCO Member: Free! Non-Members: $10!
More info: https://filmfreeway.com/WIFMCOScreenplayContest
Sponsors of the Castle Rock Writers Conference 2017…
Superstars Writers Seminar, February 1-3, 2018 in Colorado Springs
$100 discount for those on the CRW email list