Upcoming Virtual Classes

Prices are as marked

LLA members receive a 25% discount on registrations.

Video playback will be available to all who register.

If you cannot make the live event, register and receive a link to the recorded webinar.

August 2020

Thursday, August 6 - 7:00-8:00 PM EST


Level Up: Techniques for Improving Your Novel

Instructor: Tim Waggoner

In this webinar, we will discuss ways in which fiction writers can avoid the most common problems novelists face. You will learn specific techniques for creating original, compelling, page-turning fiction of any genre. These techniques will help you more effectively deal with point of view, story pacing, creating vivid scenes, exposition, writing with an emotional core, and more.


Saturday, August 15 - 1:00-2:00 PM EST

The Devil's In The Details: Research for Nonfiction Writers 

Instructor: Susan E. Lindsey 

If you’re writing biography, history, travel, how-to books, books on social and political issues, or many other types of nonfiction, you’ll need to conduct research to ensure your book is credible and accurate. Join author Susan E. Lindsey, to learn more about how to locate sources, conduct research, incorporate what you’ve learned into your manuscript, cite your sources, and ensure you’re complying with copyright law.

Tuesday, August 18 - 7:00-8:30 PM EST


Found Poetry: Discovering the Poet Within

Instructor: Keith McGill

Explore the hidden meaning and power of words and phrases juxtaposed in new and infinitely interesting ways. All you need for this course is mental scissors and a sense of disorder. In the workshop, we’ll explore a written art form that winds its way through ancient Greeks, William Shakespeare, Dadaism, and right now. Everyone can be an instant poet. Come find out how.

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