November 28, 2012

Last Chance to Register for Self-Editing Workshop

Don’t miss out on the self-editing workshop which kicks off December 3rd. This workshop is designed to help you polish those NaNoWriMo projects, but works for anyone with a completed manuscript. This is exactly what I do to every book before I feel it is ready to submit. We’ll go through the process together so you can those books all nice and shiny. Registration will close Sunday, December 2nd. Invitations will begin being issued, Saturday evening, December 1st for the Yahoo Loop! Hope to see you there. Class Cost: $20 Length: 5 Days Dates: 12/3-12/7 Where: Via Yahoo Loop  NaNoWriMo […]
October 1, 2012

Workshops for NaNoWriMo Participants and Writers

Happy Monday! It’s October 1st and we’re officially heading into the Harvest, Halloween, Samhain season!  It also means NaNoWriMo is right around the corner. I’ve participated in NaNoWriMo for over twelve years, well before I became published and it was a month that helped me get my writing back on track. Let me help you this year with two great workshops designed to help you launch your writing and take advantage of the NaNoWriMo season. Pre-Writing – Registration Closed – This class will be offered again in February stay tuned for details. Class Cost: $20 Length: 5 Days Dates: 10/22 […]
November 3, 2010

NaNoWriMo: Even More Q&A with Dr. Reade Quinton, M.E.

Crime fiction often features crime scenes, investigations and autopsies. Learn more about the reality of it so you can write it fresher, bigger and more in depth in your own books. Don’t think this information is limited to just crime scenes, however, think about it: if your werewolf or vampire doesn’t want to be detected, this is good information for he or she to know. Working on an intrigue or a romantic suspense? You may not need to show all the gritty details, but you will want to know what could happen if it’s important to your story. Q&A with […]
November 2, 2010

NaNoWriMo: More Q&A with Dr. Reade Quinton, M.E.

More indepth questions and answers with Medical Examiner Dr. Reade Quinton. The following information is great for first time or long-time writers. If you’re looking for a nugget of authenticity or just want to clear up some misconceptions, check out today’s Q&A with more tomorrow! Keep on writing NaNoWriMos! Q&A with Dr. Reade Quinton 7. What is Texas law with regard to autopsy? Are all unattended deaths investigated? What about attended deaths? The following deaths are considered medical examiner jurisdiction: – Unexpected or unexplained deaths – Death in the workplace – Death within 24 hours of admission to the hospital […]
November 1, 2010

NaNoWriMo: Q&A with Dr. Reade Quinton, M.E.

Last month it was my pleasure to attend a local chapter meeting featuring medical examiner and forensic pathologist Dr. Reade Quinton. He answered a lot of questions, provided a great presentation and offered some insights into what you might need to know as an author if you deal with bodies, murder and autopsy. For your NaNo writing pleasure. I’m going to share some of his Q/A’s this week and insights. So be sure to check back each day for more NaNo writing tips, information and more. Q&A with Dr. Reade Quinton 1. If there is a murder, is there automatically […]