Tag Archives: Donald Maass

Donald Maass– The 21st Century Novel Panel at WDC

The Writer’s Digest Conference had many mind stretching, craft expanding panels. I wish I could blog about each one, but I’d rather select three to share. And the awesome Emmie Mears has graciously agreed to Guest post about a panel … Continue reading

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WD Conference–Putting Fire in Your Fiction

Donald Maass’ gave a killer presentation at the Writer’s Digest Conference. As useful as the Empire State Building in navigating New York. 🙂 Definitely improved my craft toolbox. For more details, check out his book, The Fire in Fiction. He’s written a … Continue reading

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Last Day of Backspace Conference

Finally, we are at the last day of the conference. I started the morning with a workshop on writing the romantic subplot. Here are some points from my notes on the workshop: The bait has to taste good to the … Continue reading

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MWA Symposium: My Highlights

Last Wednesday, I attended the Mystery Writer’s of America Edgar Symposium. Without a doubt, one of the best one- day events focusing on the craft of mystery writing and definitely worth attending next year.  The lineup alone was worth the … Continue reading

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