Thursday, July 20, 2006

Special Writing Workshop at Confluence

Special Workshop at Confluence 2006
The Eighteenth Annual Literary Science-Fiction and Fantasy Conference in Western Pennsylvania
July 28th -30th, 2006
Four Points by Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport

Writer's Workshop:
Writing Characters that Drive Plots Wild!

Learn a practical approach to developing a hero or heroine, a villain, and a teacher or sidekick. This is a hands-on writing workshop focused on making your characters so riveting, endearing, frightening, or intriguing that readers will love them and need to read what will happen next.

Pre-con assignment: Watch Episode IV of Star Wars. (You know the first one with Luke, Leia, and Han Solo.) You are welcome to bring characters you are working on.

Facilitator: Susan Hanniford Crowley, SFWA member, writing teacher, and workshop facilitator for over 20 years.

This workshop will run from 5-8 on Friday afternoon, so you must be at the con by 4:30 to attend.

This workshop is open to Confluence members only. You need to register for the convention before you sign-up for the workshop. Be sure to bring paper and a pen; laptops are OK but we may not have enough power for everyone.

This workshop is limited to the first 12 Confluence members who E-mail Susan at

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