Jul 30, 2019
So you’ve finished a draft of your novel and you’re ready to submit to agents and editors. You’ve checked it, you’ve read it. A few friends said it’s good to go.
Not so fast.
Susan Smith has just the class for you—a special extended class at Colorado GOLD, one of the Friday morning “intensives” and...
Jul 21, 2019
Among the special guests at this year's Colorado Gold conference is Sara Dahmen, whose is heading to Denver from Wisconsin to teach a master class called “All the Secrets – An In-Depth Guide on Book to Film.”
On the podcast, Sara talks about her Flats Junction historical fiction series, which has already been...
Jul 13, 2019
As Anne Hillerman describes it, she was shaking in her boots when she first set about writing new mysteries featuring the iconic characters Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn—characters created by her father, Tony Hillerman, and the lead protagonists in 18 award-winning novels.
But Anne Hillerman brought her own approach to...
Jul 7, 2019
Writers, John Gilstrap thinks you should cut yourself a bit of slack.
Let the story flow. Get comfortable in your own writer’s skin. Stop copying the style of other writers.
Sure, learn the so-called rules, but don’t let them hold you back.
Gilstrap, one of the keynote speakers at the 2019 edition of RMFW’s big,...