Starfish Writers Conference 2016

Houston Bay Area Romance Writers of America hosts the 2016 Starfish Writers Conference featuring Jaye Wells, USA Today bestselling author and Romantic Times Top Pick author.

About Jaye Wells

Bestseller and Romantic Times Top Pick Jaye Wells is the author of several award-winning urban fantasy and speculative crime fiction novels.

Raised by booksellers, Wells loved stories from a very young age. Eventually, the gateway drug of reading grew into a full-blown writing addiction. In addition to writing, Wells is also a sought-after speaker and teacher on the topics of writing craft and the writing life.

When: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Where: South Shore Harbour Resort, League City, Texas.

What: Writing Workshops, Door Prizes, Raffle Baskets, Light breakfast, Full Lunch.

About the Workshops
  • Nurturing Your God Complex: A Crash-Course in World Building. Teaches how to establish rules for your fictional world regardless of your genre, world building on the micro and macro levels, pitfalls of world building, creating a bible to keep track of your world, as well as brainstorming tools.
  • Delivering Your POPs and Payoffs. This class will explore the types of promises you must make from the first line of your story, demonstrate a variety of tools you can use to make those promises, and offer strategies to avoid cheating your readers out of satisfying payoffs.
  • Writing Hacks. Jaye shares her best tips and tricks that add impact to sentences, scenes and stories as a whole. The strategies include tips for powering up sentences, effective revision strategies, and how to build tension.
Fee: $40.00 for Houston Bay Area Romance Writers of America Members. $60.00 for non-members.

For More Information and/or to register online: Houston Bay Area RWA.

Takeaway Truth

This annual event gets better every year. If you're anywhere near Houston, plan to attend.

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