Topic: Edit for Success

Location: Rancho Mirage Library Boardroom
Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Instructor: Ariella Moon

Ariella Moon draws upon her experiences as a shaman to create magical Young Adult fiction. Her Two Realms series includes THE BELTANE ESCAPE, a medieval Scotland and Fairy fantasy adventure, and THE AMBER ELIXIR, a Lady of the Lake novella. Ariella’s Teen Wytche Saga is a series of sweet contemporary paranormal romances. Her “Covert Hearts” appears in Second Chances: A Romance Writers of America Collection.

Ariella spent her childhood searching for a magical wardrobe that would transport her to Narnia. Extreme math anxiety, and taller students that mistook her for a leaning post, marred her youth. Despite these horrors, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of California at Davis. She lives a nearly normal life doting on her extraordinary daughter, two shamelessly spoiled dogs, and a media-shy dragon.

Join author Ariella Moon for an intensive, interactive workshop for beginning and intermediate fiction and memoir writers.

Learn how to:
1. Load sentences and paragraphs to create the greatest impact.
2. Tighten your writing.
3. Test your theme.
4. Use hooks to propel the story forward.
5. Test the performance of every scene.

Bring a printed copy of the opening chapter or first 10 pages of your manuscript. Pages must be numbered, double-spaced, and have one-inch margins. Use Times New Roman, Courier, or Courier New font. If possible, bring a few colored pencils or pens with different colored ink. To sign up please e-mail pswgcontest@gmail.com

Ariella's Guidance for new writers:

My advice to aspiring authors: Enter multiple writing contests that have an editor or agent as the final judge, give feedback, and/or have good cash prizes. Attend writers' conferences to improve your craft and network with industry professionals. Only publish writing that has been professionally edited.

Limited to 12 members.
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