2018 Presenter Spotlight: Wendy Kendall

About Wendy. Mystery writer finishing my first Cozy Mystery series Kat Out of the Bag. My love of writing and reading shows in my Recommended Reads column, syndicated through the Seattle Times. I’m also a Chanticleer Organization Book Reviewer. I’m a freelance blogger, editor, speaker, and catch my exciting mystery author interviews about books and … Continue reading 2018 Presenter Spotlight: Wendy Kendall

2018 Presenter Spotlight: Shaela Kay Odd

Shaela Odd has been writing since she was six years old. She studied Theatre and English at Brigham Young University-Idaho, where she wrote and performed her own stories for a professional storytelling troupe. She currently writes historical romance, and publishes under the name Shaela Kay. She is an award-winning cover designer, and hopes to someday … Continue reading 2018 Presenter Spotlight: Shaela Kay Odd

2018 Presentation Spotlight: Secrets of Character Development

Secrets of Character Development, with Nicole Persun and Terry Persun. We can all think of inspiring and memorable characters—Harry Potter, Han Solo, Katniss Everdeen—but how did their authors create such magic on the page? In this class, we’ll first detail the various modes of character development: dialogue and voice, physical appearance and movement, actions, thoughts, … Continue reading 2018 Presentation Spotlight: Secrets of Character Development

2018 Presenter Spotlight: Katherine Parkers Richmond

Katherine Parker Richmond used to tell herself stories while she walked home from school and she’s been doing it ever since. Her poems have appeared in New Era, Segullah, That Odd Mom, Poetry in Form, The Stories on Medium, Boston Literary Magazine, and Broken Circles: a Gathering of Poems for Hunger. Katherine Parker Richmond will … Continue reading 2018 Presenter Spotlight: Katherine Parkers Richmond