Saturday, November 09, 2013

Event: DARA Romantic Suspense Workshop on Saturday, January 25, 2014

I don't have any additional information beyond the below announcement, so, if you have questions please contact those involved. Thank you.

is proud to present

Romantic Suspense Workshop 
Saturday, January 25, 2014

Holiday Inn Select,
1655 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080, Phone: (972) 238-1900

Hallie Ephron is the writer of multiple suspense novels, including Never Tell A Lie, which was nominated for multiple awards and was adapted for film as And Baby Will Fall for the Lifetime Movie Network. Hallie loves to teach and provide writing workshops. She published Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel: How to Knock 'Em Dead with Style, which was the first how-to-write book nominated for the Edgar Award. Hallie is also an award winning book reviewer for the Boston Globe. 

Hallie’s workshop will provide writing tips with a focus on suspense. Topics will include writing a page-turner, red herrings, and narrative voice and viewpoint.
The cost is $60 for DARA, North Texas RWA, and Yellow Rose members; $75 for Non-Members.

8:00 - Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - Introductions
9:15-9:30 - What makes (or torpedoes) a page turner?
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-Noon - Character and story: Getting them to dance together
Noon-1:00 Lunch Buffet
1:00-2:30 - Structuring forward momentum
2:30 - Snack and Raffles
3:00-5:00 - Narrative Voice and Viewpoint
5:00 - Workshop Concludes

** Plan on staying at the hotel for extra fun on Friday night. We have a block of rooms held for the event, with a special room rate of $79, and several members already plan on staying for the weekend to enjoy fellowship, plotting and, of course, that all-important networking time in the Holiday Inn bar.  Be sure to book your room early! 

To make your reservation at the Holiday Inn Select-Richardson, TX, call 972-238-1900 and ask for the “In-house reservation desk." Tell the reservation clerk you are part of the DARA group. 

Allison Collins
President-Elect, Dallas Area Romance Authors

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