Please contact Jodie at info (at) JodieRenner.com about presenting a workshop on one or more of these topics at your conference or writers’ group meeting.
Each topic can be adapted to last from 15 minutes to 2 hours, with audience participation.
~ Spark up Your Scenes
~ Reach More Readers with Your Writing
~ Info Dumps, AYKB, & Other Author Intrusions
June 30 – July 4, 2014: BC Youth Writers Camp, Penticton, BC. Jodie will present five workshops to kids from 8 to 18. Topic: “Techniques for Sparking up Your Stories”
August 8-10, 2014 – When Words Collide – A Festival for Readers and Writers, Calgary, Alberta. Jodie will present two workshops: “Engage Your Readers with Deep Point Of View” and “12 Do’s & Don’ts for a Compelling Opening.”
RECENT WORKSHOPS, PUBLICATIONS, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES:
April 11 - Webinar, "Spark up Your Story - Adding Tension, Suspense, & Intrigue" at the Cyber Symposium: PD Event for Editors & Authors, April 11 & 12, 2014
January 24-26, 2014: San Diego State University (SDSU) Writers’ Conference, San Diego, California. Jodie will present two workshops; one on Deep Point of View and the other on Editing & Revising Your Novel – “Revise for Success”. Contact at SDSU: Erin Quinn.
Sept. 24, 2013: Jodie presented a workshop entitled “7 Essential Tips for Switching from Nonfiction to Fiction Writing or Editing” to the Okanagan Editors Group in Kelowna, BC, Canada. Contact Jodie Renner, or Arlene Prunkl at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 1, 2013: Jodie is interviewed in Southern Writers Magazine, Sept./Oct. 2013 issue. Mostly about writing and editing compelling fiction.
May 2011: CanWrite! 2011 – Writers’ Conference, Grand Bend, Ontario. (Jodie gave a talk on “The Pros and Cons of First-Person Point of View.”)
July 2011: Thrillerfest (Craftfest) in New York City (International Thriller Writers)
|Jodie in Times Square, NYC, July 2011|
|LJ Sellers, Teresa Burrell, Jodie, Andrew Kaufman, San Diego, Jan '12|
Jan. 2012: SDSU Writers’ Conference, San Diego, CA.