RWA San Diego will be offering the following online classes in 2016. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are conducted on Yahoo Groups. Questions? Please email rwasd.training@gmail.com

October 3 - 30, 2016 - Writing Erotic Romance and Erotica - Susan Palmquist

 

Cost: $20 (RWA-SD members) / $25 (Non-RWA-SD members)

 

Ever thought about stepping up the heat in your romance novel? Considered writing a sexy story that has your readers becoming hot under the collar as they take in each word? Or maybe you’ve even wondered what it would be like to pen erotica. In this workshop, you’ll learn what exactly defines an erotic romance and erotica. Learn what separates a good one from a not so hot one. The taboos and where to draw the line. What erotica is and is not. Different kinds of erotic romances, and finally, markets for your story.

October 10 - 23, 2016 - Deciding What Social Media Platforms Work For You - Jessie Cleaver

 

Cost: $15 (RWA-SD members) / $20 (Non-RWA-SD members)

 

You've signed up for Facebook, posted a picture of your dog, and your friends liked it.  Now what?  With the ever changing world of social media, it can be intimidating and confusing when deciding what works best for your author platform.  In this workshop, you will learn the facets of Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Pinterest and what types of content work best for each.  In addition, you will learn strategies for using each platform to present a seamless author brand and build your reading community.  Finally, we will cover some tools you can use to make keeping up with social media a little easier.

November 1 - 30, 2016 - Scrivener for Writers - Patrick Haggerty

 

Cost: $20 (RWA-SD members) / $25 (Non-RWA-SD members)

 

Scrivener is the premier application for the creation of novels, novellas, and like works. It allows you to write your story the way you want and helps you integrate your research, planning, writing, etc. all into one tool. This course will teach you, the writer, how to best use Scrivener for everything from planning your scenes to generating output for your publisher.