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

Characters That Jump Off the Page

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $15 | Non-Member $20
Date: April 1–15, 2018
Presenter: Alice Rasley. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#APR7. 

Creating Unforgettable Characters—How to Make Them Walk, Talk and Seduce Readers

Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
Fee: $15 CRW Members/$25 RWA Members/$35 Non-RWA Members
Date: April 1–28, 2018
Presenter: Carla Caruso and Samantha Bond. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

Piracy for Authors—Understanding the Issues

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

Bones to First Draft

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $35
Date: April 1–30, 2018
Presenter: Renee Pelligrino/Kim Bailey. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#APR8.

Three Copyeditors Wall into a Bar…

Sponsor: URWA
Fee: $20 member/ $25 non-member
Date: April 1–30, 2018
Presenter: Suzanne Johnson. FMI, http://www.utahrwa.com/URWAWorkshopRegistration.html.

Computer Security for Authors and their Characters
Sponsor: RWA Online Chapter
Fee: $15.00
Date: April 2–27, 2018
Presenter: Pam Trader. FMI, http://rwaonlinechapter.org/?page_id=546.

The Daydreamer’s Guide to a Failproof Writing Routine

Sponsor: NEORWA
Fee: $20.00
Date: April 2–27, 2018
Presenter: Joanna Jast. FMI, http://www.neorwa.com/online-workshops/upcoming-meetings/.

Deep Story 1 with Carol Hughes

Sponsor: Southern Tier Authors of Romance
Fee: $25–30.00
Date: April 2–27, 2018
Presenter: Carol Hughes. FMI, http://starrwa.org/on-line-workshops/.

The Wonderful World of Audiobooks

Sponsor: Las Vegas Romance Writers
Fee: $20 LVRWA Members; $25 Non-LVRWA Members
Date: April 2–27, 2018
Presenter: Sloan McBride. FMI, www.lvrwa.org.

Write Characters Readers Love

Sponsor: Yosemite Romance Writers
Fee: $20 YRW members/$25 non-members
Date: April 2–27, 2018
Presenter: Susan Palmquist. FMI, https://www.yosemiteromancewriters.com/2016-workshops.

Writing Flash Fiction

Sponsor: Southern Tier Authors of Romance
Fee: $25–30.00
Date: April 2–27, 2018
Presenter: Paul Carr. FMI, http://starrwa.org/on-line-workshops/.

Manage Self-Doubt to be Your Best Creative Self

Sponsor: FF&P
Fee: FF&P Member 25.00/Non- FF&P Member 30.00
Date: April 2–28, 2018
Presenter: Yvonne Kohano. FMI, https://ffprwa.com/.

Beginning WordPress

Sponsor: Heart of Carolina Romance Writers
Fee: $30 non-members/$25 HCRW and CRW members
Date: April 2–30, 2018
Presenter: Pepper O’Neal. FMI, http://heartofcarolina.org/calendar/.

“Double, Double, Toil and Trouble”: The Dangers, Politics, and Misconduct in Police Work

Sponsor: Kiss of Death
Fee: $15–30.00
Date: April 2–30, 2018
Presenter: Wesley Harris. FMI, https://www.rwa.org/2018coffin.

The Sizzling Scintillating Synopsis

Sponsor: Kiss of Death
Fee: $15–30.00
Date: April 2–30, 2018
Presenter: Suzanne Purvis. FMI, https://www.rwa.org/2018coffin.

WordPress for Writers

Sponsor: RWA San Diego
Fee: $25.00
Date: April 2–30, 2018
Presenter: Patrick Haggerty. FMI, http://rwasd.com/classes.

Deeper Still with POV Part 3

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $35
Date: April 3–26, 2018
Presenter: Laurie Sanders. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#APR9.

The Chunky Method of Time Management for Writers—How to Finish That Book Even When Life Gets in the Way

Sponsor: FF&P
Fee: FF&P Member $25.00/Non- FF&P Member $30.00
Date: April 3–30, 2018
Presenter: Allie Pleiter. FMI, https://ffprwa.com/tocome-april-the-chunky-method-of-time-management-for-writers-allie-pleiter/.

Manage Self-Doubt to be Your Best Creative Self
Sponsor: FF&P
Fee: $30.00 Non FF&P Members; $25.00 FF&P Members
Date: April 3–30, 2018
Presenter: Yvonne Kohano.
FMI, https://ffprwa.com/manage-self-doubt-to-be-your-best-creative-self-yvonne-kohano/.

Step by Step Guide to Writing a Romance Novel

Sponsor: Outreach International Romance Writers
Fee: OIRW Member $25 | Non-Member $35
Date: April 4–May 4, 2018
Presenter: Susan Palmquist. FMI, http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/#APR10.

Email Marketing 101

Sponsor: Contemporary Romance Online Chapter
Fee: $15 CRW Members / $25 RWA Members / $35 Non-RWA Members
Date: April 9–22, 2018
Presenter: VaNessa Duplessie. FMI, http://contemporaryromance.org/workshops/.

Writing Fast: The Art of Journaling

Sponsor: FF&P
Fee: $30.00 Non FF&P Members; $25.00 FF&P Members
Date: April 10–May 8, 2018
Presenter: Shéa MacLeod. FMI, https://ffprwa.com/writing-fast-the-art-of-journaling-shea-macleod/.

Writing Holiday Romance

Sponsor: OCC/RWA
Fee: $20 OCC Members; $30 Non-Members
Date: April 16–May 11, 2018
Presenter: Rebekah Ganiere. FMI, http://occrwa.org/classes/april-online-class/.