Jody Lynn Nye

Jody Lynn Nye Ultimate Sci Fi and Fantasty Writer Workshop

Ultimate Two-Day Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers' Workshop Friends, in our pledge to help you develop as writers, we have contracted with Best-Selling science fiction and fantasy writer Jody Lynn Nye to direct this two-day workshop. Jody has more than 40 published books and over 120 short stories to her credit, including collaborations with Anne McCaffrey, Piers Anthony, John Ringo and Robert Asprin. She has taught at Columbia College Chicago and at numerous writing workshops for more than twenty years. If you are serious about developing your skills as a Sci-Fi or Fantasy writer and publishing, this is the workshop for you. Writers of every level are welcome. Topics covered are.... story structure, character development, world-building, narrative hook, research, description, collaboration, format, the business of writing, marketing and promotion. But wait...here's where ULTIMATE starts to kick in....check this out!: Each participant is asked to submit a printed manuscript of 2,000 to 7,000 words of a short story or partial novel. Novels must also include a full synopsis. All manuscripts must be submitted in standard format, double-spaced in Courier or Times New Roman 12 point type, pages numbered in the upper right corner. No handwritten manuscripts will be accepted. Do not provide this information below until you are paid up Your cover letter must include your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number. Jody offers an individual critique of your manuscript. If you wish your piece to be critiqued by other class members, an electronic copy is also required to share with other students, e-mailed as an attachment to Jody Lynn Nye at [address removed] You get YOUR WRITING reviewed and critiqued by a PRO! But wait.....there's more! Renowned Agent Bill Fawcett will attend and speak during the course on the business of writing- including finding and working with an agent. Bill is an accomplished author, editor and publisher in his own right. Students are encouraged to ask questions after Bill's presentation. The workshop will take place from 9am-5pm on Saturday June 20 and Sunday June 21 in The Cleveland Area , Holiday Inn Independence OH. Space is limited to twenty participants, first-come, first-served. Cost is $349.00 per person + tax. IF you are a member of the Cleveland Writers Press MeetUP your price is $299.00 per person + tax. You can join for free at www.clevelandwriterspress.com A $100 deposit is required to reserve your spot. (Total refund if the workshop is cancelled for any reason). Full payment is due by June 1, 2015. We will keep a waiting list so if full payment has not been received by June 1, your slot will be offered to someone else. Send the printed manuscripts by May 1, 2015, to: Cleveland Writers Press 31501 Roberta Dr Bay Village, OH 44140 Participants need to provide pen and paper, laptop or voice recorder for taking notes, plus copies of their own work and critiques that they have made on their fellow participants' manuscripts. (If you bring an electronic device, you may need an extension cord.) No videos of the workshop are permitted. Lunch, coffee and soft drinks will be provided each day. If you have further questions, please contact:

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