Dark Moments - Make them earn their happily ever after
In this workshop we'll study the dark moment that changes characters and readers forever and study ways you can crank up the tension in your WIP. This is the moment that can make or break a book and keep readers up way past their bedtime, so we need to make it count.
What if I don't plot?
This workshop will support pantsers and plotters alike with tips and tricks to tap into your writer's intuition and get the story moving again. We'll look at many tools you can use spark your creativity and keep the words flowing into a cohesive story.
Lisa Kessler is a bestselling author of passionate, page-turning, paranormals. She's a two-time San Diego Book Award winner for Best Published Fantasy-Sci-fi-Horror and Best Published Romance. Her books have also won the PRISM award, the Award of Excellence and Romance Through the Ages Award for Best Paranormal, and the Award of Merit from the Holt Medallion.
Her short stories have been published in print anthologies and magazines, and her vampire story, Immortal Beloved, was a finalist for a Bram Stoker award.
When she's not writing, Lisa is a professional vocalist, and has performed with San Diego Opera as well as other musical theater companies in San Diego.
Lisa loves to work with writers and has taught writing craft classes both online and in person for RWA University, RWA National Conference, San Diego Writers Ink, and has been a speaker for numerous RWA chapters, the RT Booklovers Convention, San Diego Comic Fest, and for various writer’s retreats around the country.