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WORKSHOP, CLASSIC WORKSHOP, AND LECTURE INFORMATION

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REGULAR WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Each regular workshop is 6 weeks long and is limited to 5 writers. (Classic workshops are unlimited.)

Again, it will take you about four hours per week to do each of these. These are the starting dates of upcoming regular workshops. All have openings at the moment.

Class #21… Sept 6th … Author Voice
Class #22… Sept 6th … How to Write Thrillers
Class #23… Sept 6th … Speed
Class #24… Sept 6th … Writing Mysteries
Class #25… Sept 6th … Character Development
Class #26… Sept 7th … Depth in Writing
Class #27… Sept 7th … Advanced Character and Dialog
Class #28… Sept 7th … Cliffhangers
Class #29… Sept 7th … Pacing Your Novel
Class #30… Sept 7th …Expectations (Writing on the Rails)

Class #31… Oct 4th … The Business of Writing
Class #32… Oct 4th … Character Voice/Setting
Class #33… Oct 4th … Writing Mysteries
Class #34… Oct 4th … Speed
Class #35… Oct 4th … Teams in Fiction
Class #36… Oct 5th … Depth in Writing
Class #37… Oct 5th … Plotting With Depth
Class #38… Oct 5th … Writing Fiction Sales Copy
Class #39… Oct 5th … Writing and Selling Short Stories
Class #40… Oct 5th … Advanced Depth

Class #41… Nov 1st … Author Voice
Class #42… Nov 1st … How to Write Thrillers
Class #43… Nov 1st … Adding Suspense to Your Writing
Class #44… Nov 1st … Ideas
Class #45… Nov 1st … Character Development
Class #46… Nov 2nd … Depth in Writing
Class #47… Nov 2nd … Advanced Character and Dialog
Class #48… Nov 2nd … Cliffhangers
Class #49… Nov 2nd … Pacing Your Novel
Class #50… Nov 2nd …Expectations (Writing on the Rails)

Class #51… Dec 6th … The Business of Writing
Class #52… Dec 6th … (To Be Announced)
Class #53… Dec 6th … Writing Mysteries
Class #54… Dec 6th … Speed
Class #55… Dec 6th … Teams in Fiction
Class #56… Dec 7th … Depth in Writing
Class #57… Dec 7th … Plotting With Depth
Class #58… Dec 7th … Writing Fiction Sales Copy
Class #59… Dec 7th … Writing and Selling Short Stories
Class #60… Dec 7th … Advanced Depth

CLASSIC WORKSHOP OFFERINGS

No dates, since you can sign up for these at any point and go through them as slow or as fast as you would like. And as often as you would like.

Science Fiction… Classic
Writing in Series… Classic
Productivity… Classic
Making a Living with Your Writing… Classic
Genre Structure… Classic 

The Lectures:

#1… Heinlein’s Rules… Dean Wesley Smith 15 videos… $75.00

#2… Read Like a Writer… Kristine Kathryn Rusch… 8 videos… $50.00

#3… How to Write a Short Story: The Basics… Kristine Kathryn Rusch…. 7 videos… $50.00

#4… Writer’s Block and Procrastination… Dean Wesley Smith… 8 videos… $50.00

#5… Carving Time Out for Your Writing… Dean Wesley Smith…. 8 videos… $50.00

#6… How to Research for Fiction Writers… Kristine Kathryn Rusch…. 14 videos… $75.00

#7… Pen Names: Help With the Decision… Dean Wesley Smith…. 10 videos… $50.00

#8… Motivation: Starting Easier and Writing More… Dean Wesley Smith…. 9 videos… $50.00

#9… Practice: The Attitude and Methods of Practice in Fiction… Dean Wesley Smith…. 10 videos… $50.00

#10… Master Plot Formula: How and Why It Works Today… Dean Wesley Smith…. 9 videos… $50.00

#11… Prolific Lecture: How to Become a Prolific Fiction Writer… Dean Wesley Smith…. 10 videos… $50.00

#12… The Stages of a Fiction Writer: How to Know Where You Are In Learning and How To Move Upward… Dean Wesley Smith…. 11 videos… $50.00

#13… Starting Writing. Or Restarting Your Writing… Dean Wesley Smith…. 9 videos… $50.00

#14… Endings: How to Write Them and Understand What Makes a Good Ending… Dean Wesley Smith…. 9 videos… $50.00

#15… Audio Narration Lecture… Jane Kennedy…. 9 audio lectures… $50.00

#16… Your Writing as an Investment Lecture… Dean Wesley Smith…. 9 videos… $50.00

#17… How to Get Your Books into Bookstores Lecture… Dean Wesley Smith…. 10 videos… $50.00

#18… How to Think Like a Science Fiction Writer Lecture… Kristine Kathryn Rusch….11 videos… $50.00

#19… Why Some Books Sell More Than Other Books… Dean Wesley Smith…. 9 videos… $50.00

#20… How to Write a Page Turning Novel or Story: Basics and Tricks … Dean Wesley Smith…. 8 videos… $50.00

#21… The Basics of Designing Science Fiction Covers … Allyson Longueira …. 8 videos… $50.00

#22… The Basics of Designing Mystery, Cozy, or Thriller Covers … Allyson Longueira …. 8 videos… $50.00

#23… Paying the Price: A Working Writer’s Mindset … Dean Wesley Smith…. 10 videos… $50.00

#24… Writing into the Dark: The Tricks and Methods of Writing Without an Outline… Dean Wesley Smith… 12 videos… $50.00

#25… Reviews: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly… Dean Wesley Smith… 10 videos… $50.00

#26… Organization… Allyson Longueira… 8 videos… $50.00

#27… Confidence… Dean Wesley Smith… 10 videos… $50.00

#28… Short Stories to Novels… Dean Wesley Smith… 9 videos… $50.00

How to Sign Up

Step one…

Write Dean at dean@deanwesleysmith.com and give him the following information.

1… Name

2… E-mail address

3… Name of workshop(s) or lecture(s) you are signing up for.

Please put “Workshop” or “Lecture Series” in the subject line to help the spam filter bypass. 

Step two…

Pay for the workshop or lecture by either

— PayPal to dean@deanwesleysmith.com (which goes to WMG Publishing paypal account.)

— Send a check made out to WMG Publishing to WMG Publishing, PO Box 479, Lincoln City, OR 97367.

Lectures vary in price and that information is on the Lecture Page. All Regular workshops are $300.00 and all Classic Workshops are $150.00.

Step three…

We will send you the location and first passwords for the workshops ahead of the starting workshops and let you know we got your sign up.

For lectures and Classic Workshops, we will send you the location and password for the lecture(s) or Classic Workshops and from that point forward you are free to come and go with that lecture or Classic Workshop and watch each video as many times as you would like for as long as you would like.

Any questions, feel free to write dean@deanwesleysmith.com.

 

One Response to Home

  1. Louis Wilberger says:

    I see myself as a late stag 1 to mid stage 2 writer. I have written 2 novels and 35 short stories I am interested in #28 short stories into Novels

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