Workshops

TRS Workshops

WordPress for Authors

Are you using WordPress for your author site now or are you hoping to harness this incredibly versatile platform for a new site? Whether you’re new or experienced with WordPress, using self-hosted or WordPress.com, this workshop series is for you. Learn how to craft your site, manage security, perform maintenance, track your site’s results, integrate social media, and what to do in case of emergencies.

New topics released each Saturday until the workshop’s end. Review each at your convenience. The workshop will continue on for several weeks.

Free for TRS Featured Members (You must be a current member in good standing and sign up below for access)

$5 One-time Fee for non-TRS members

If you need personalized help during the workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to request that help (optional) at an additional cost.

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Third-Party Workshops

Six Days to Stronger Dialogue

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $10| Non-Member $15
Date: November 1–15, 2018
Presenter: Laurie Sanders. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#NOV3. 

 


 

Synopsis Writing Bootcamp

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $50| Non-members $60
Date: November 1–15, 2018
Presenter: Susan Palmquist. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#NOV1.

 


 

Story Clinic

Sponsor: Yosemite Romance Writers
Fee: $15 YRW members/$20 non-members
Date: November 1–21, 2018
Presenter: Peter Andrews. FMI, https://www.yosemiteromancewriters.com/2016-workshops.

 


 

The Actual How of Making Time to Write—Project Management for Writers

Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
Fee: $15 CRW Members/$25 RWA Members/$35 Non-RWA Members
Date: November 1–28, 2018
Presenter: Merien Grey. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

 


 

Dialogue: The Story Driver

Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
Fee: $15 CRW Members / $25 RWA Members / $35 Non-RWA Members
Date: November 1–28, 2018
Presenter: Robb Grindstaff. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

 


 

How to Write More Engaging Sex Scenes

Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
Fee: $15 CRW Members/$25 RWA Members/$35 Non-RWA Members
Date: November 1–28, 2018
Presenter: JoSelle Vanderhooft. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

 


 

Developing Stronger Characters Through Journaling

Sponsor: Kiss of Death
Fee: $15–30.00
Date: November 1–30, 2018
Presenter: Catherine Chant. FMI, https://www.rwa.org/2018coffin.

 


 

Fall in Love with NaNoWriMo

Sponsor: NEORWA
Fee: Free
Date: November 1–30, 2018
Presenter: NEORWA. FMI, http://www.neorwa.com/online-workshops/upcoming-meetings/.

 


 

How Your Sleuth Can Solve the Crime

Sponsor: Kiss of Death
Fee: $15–30.00
Date: November 1–30, 2018
Presenter: Steve Brown. FMI, https://www.rwa.org/2018coffin.

 


 

So, You Want to Self-Publish Your Novel

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-members $35
Date: November 1–30, 2018
Presenter: Susan Palmquist. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#NOV2.

 


 

Challenging Couples in Love
Sponsor: Central PA Romance Writers
Fee: $10.00 CPRW members; $25.00 RWA members; $30.00 all others
Date: November 5–16, 2018
Presenter: Laurie Schnebly Campbell. FMI, https://www.rwa.org/p/cm/ld/fid=2617.

 


 

Three Copyeditors Walk into a Bar…

Sponsor: Heart of Carolina Romance Writers
Fee: $30 non-members/ $25 HCRW and CRW/NC members
Date: November 5–16, 2018
Presenter: Suzanne Johnson. FMI, http://heartofcarolina.org/calendar/.

 


 

The Foolproof Synopsis and Query Letter

Sponsor: From The Heart Romance Writers
Fee: $20.00/FTHRW members Free
Date: November 5–23, 2018
Presenter: Robin Matheson. FMI, http://fthrw.com/online-workshops.

 


 

Scrivener for Writers

Sponsor: RWA San Diego
Fee: $25.00
Date: November 5–30, 2018
Presenter: Patrick Haggerty. FMI, http://rwasd.com/classes.

 


Free Workshop

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $FREE | Non-Member $FREE
Date: December 1–15, 2018
Presenter: Laurie Sanders. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#DEC7.

 


 

Romancing the Holidays

Sponsor: Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal
Fee: 25.00 FFP members 30.00 Non-FFP members
Date: December 3–31, 2018
Presenter: Rebekah R. Ganiere. FMI, https://ffprwa.com.

 


 

How to Work with a Freelance Editor

Sponsor: From The Heart Romance Writers
Fee: $10.00/FTHRW members Free
Date: December 10–14, 2018
Presenter: JoSelle Vanderhooft. FMI, http://fthrw.com/online-workshops.

 


 

Beginner WordPress Class

Sponsor: FF&P
Fee: 25.00 FF&P Members – 30.00 Non FF&P Members
Date: December 10, 2018–January 6, 2019
Presenter: Pepper O’Neal. FMI, https://ffprwa.com.

 


 

Planning for the Happy Ending—For Plotters & Pantsers

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $FREE | Non-Member $FREE
Date: December 11–13, 2018
Presenter: Laurie Sanders. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#DEC7.