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Amanda Arista Presenting “Getting the Words Right”

Getting the Words Right”

Why am I writing this? How does it serve my story? Is this the best way to say it

Amanda Arista – Author and teacher with SMU’s Writers Path – Originally from Illinois, Amanda now lives in Dallas with her husband and daughter. Published author and instructor with the SMU Writers Path, she likes to be known as the character lady who prefers demons and witchcraft to slasher films.

“The World of Publishing Today”  Marketing & Where do I fit in?

Lena Nelson Dooley – Award Winning Author – Award-winning author, Lena has sold more than 850,000 copies of her books. As a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers and the Christian Author’s Network, Lena loves mentoring budding authors.

Are You Tolkien or Lewis–You Still Need Critique

Tolkien and CS Lewis were critique partners. It’s been said that Narnia and Lord of the Rings would not exist if not for that group. If those two needed critique, how much more do we need other eyes on our work before we submit it to publishing. Double Critique tomorrow night, September 28, 2016 at 5pm and 7pm. You have 34 hours to have it ready to read. Critique is the best tool any writer has, next to 32 staff members doing the work for them, like so many big time authors . Try using critique as a deadline to finish a novel.

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