SORMAG’s Spring workshops are open for enrollment.
Workshops begin May 7th. Click here to register –
A-Z Writing Tips -
Timeframe: 4 weeks May 7th – June 1, 2007
This 4-week course will cover writing tips from A to Z for beginning
and advance writers. The twenty-six tips will be provided over the
duration of four weeks. Each week the students will receive 6 - 7
writing tips corresponding with a letter of the alphabet for discussion
Instructor: Barbara Joe Williams (Amani Publishing, LLC) is a former
business school teacher, guidance counselor, and reading instructor.
She is a freelance writer and an independent publisher living in
Writing Romance Novels (Part 1) -
Timeframe: 4 weeks May 7 – June 1, 2007
Do you love to read romance novels? Have you always thought you'd
like to write one? This four week course covers the basics of what
you'll need to know to get started on this exciting career journey. Lori
is the author of Become a Romance Writer and has published romance
novels through Thorndike's FIVE STAR line.
Instructor: Lori Soard has a PhD in Journalism and Creative Writing
and an undergraduate degree in English Education from Indiana University.
Her books include romantic comedies, suspense, mainstream and nonfiction
topics. She teaches for a college-accredited correspondence course and
creative writing to high school students.
The Fiction Writer's Self-Editing Workshop http://www.sormag.com/WORKstapleton.html
Timeframe: 2 weeks May 14 – May 18, 2007
Do you find yourself overwhelmed by confusing grammar, punctuation,
and editing rules? Don't despair! The Fiction Writer's Self-Editing Workshop
is the place for you. Whether you're a beginning writer or seasoned author,
you can learn simple, straightforward tips for self-editing.
Instructor: Rhonda Stapleton obtained her Master's degree in English
from Cleveland State University. She has a Bachelor's degree in English
from CSU, as well. Rhonda is a Principal Editor at Thomson West, a legal
publishing company, where she has worked for the last five years. In addition,
she has freelance edited novels, theses, student papers, and a college writing textbook.
See ya on the net - Building Your Online Presence - http://www.sormag.com/WORKhoffman.html
Timeframe 2 weeks – May 14 – May 18, 2007 and May 21 – June 1, 2007
This course is geared toward the newly published authors or the author
who would like to promote their books online. This course will take you
step-by step to building an online presence.
Instructor: LaShaunda Carruth Hoffman is the publisher of Shades Of
Romance Magazine. An online magazine for readers and writers of multi-
cultural romance and fiction. She has eight years of experience in online
promotion. She believes in helping writers reach their dreams of publication
and introducing readers to the wonderful world of multi-cultural romance and fiction.
COMING IN JUNE
Mistakes First Time Authors Make
Writing Romance Novels (Part 2)
Detoxify – Your Life and Your Legacy Require it
How to Survive Your First Interview
Online Book Tours