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Yosemite Romance Writers Online Workshop: Make'em Laugh, Make'em Cry - HURRY!

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    Last chance to register! Late enrollees welcome! Hurry, don t miss out! **Permission to forward granted and encouraged** Yosemite Romance Writers is proud to
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      Last chance to register! Late enrollees welcome! Hurry, don't miss out!


      **Permission to forward granted and encouraged**

      Yosemite Romance Writers is proud to present their online workshop for March 2010.

      Date: 3/1/2010 - 3/26/2010

      Workshop title: Make'em Laugh, Make'em Cry with Lori Wilde

      We, as authors, are in the emotion delivery business. Honing your craft means learning how to evoke emotions. It means learning to use language to create a sleight of hand that causes your readers to respond on a gut level. It means getting in touch with what you feel, hope, or fear for every one of your main characters at every moment of the story. There's no such thing as art by accident. Truly great writers are in charge of their readers' emotion from the first page to the last.

      Topics covered include:

      1) Writer emotions versus Character emotions versus Reader emotions.
      2) Emotional honesty.
      3) Pumping up the emotional pay-off
      4) Conflict and emotions
      5) Change and emotions
      6) Evoking emotional tension through subtext
      7) Symbolism and emotion

      About the instructor: Lori Wilde

      Lori Wilde has sold fifty-two novels to four major New York publishing houses. She is an instructor for a company who provides online community education to over 1600 colleges and universities. Lori is a past RITA finalist and has four times been nominated for Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award. She's won the Colorado Award of Excellence, the Wisconsin Write Touch Award, The Lories, The More Than Maggie, the Golden Quill and The BestBooks of 2006 Book Award.

      Her books have been translated into 22 languages and excerpted in Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Complete Woman and Quick and Simple magazines. She's appeared numerous times on the Waldenbook's bestseller list and Ingram's Top 50.

      She holds a bachelors degree in nursing from Texas Christian University and a certificate in forensics. She volunteers as a sexual assault first responder for Freedom House, a shelter for battered women. She has also served as the RWA National conference workshop chair and PAN retreat chair. She lives in Texas with her husband, Bill.

      Deadline to register: 2/28/2010

      Fee: $20 YWR members; $25 non-members. RWA Membership isn't required;
      Anyone can take our courses.

      Where to sign up: You may register online at our website,
      www.yosemiteromancewriters.com .

      Please click the Pay Now button and follow the instructions for Paypal. You will receive a confirmation from us once your payment is received.

      You may also contact YRW at YosemiteRomanceWriters@... if you have any other questions.

      Thank you for considering our workshops!!

      Sandra Marlow
      Vice President - Yosemite Romance Writers
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