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May 2019

Northern Colorado Writers Conference Social Media Master Class

May 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fort Collins Marriott, 350 E Horsetooth Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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Social Media Marketing: Bookbub Ads, Facebook Ads, and Book Trailers PRESENTER: LS Hawker Sometimes it feels like we have no control over how well our books sell. But we have a secret weapon at our disposal—the Internet and its various avenues of reaching out to readers. In this workshop, we'll cover three effective ways of gathering readers. According to Unbounce, using a book trailer on a sales landing page can increase conversion rates by as much as 80%. Video gets the…

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Northern Colorado Writers Conference Thriller Workshop

May 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Collins Marriott, 350 E Horsetooth Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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Writing a Thriller That Readers Can't Put Down PRESENTER: LS Hawker According to Statista.com, mystery/thriller/crime novels account for 47% of all fiction purchased. The thriller is the genre of our age--reflecting the fears, stresses, and break-neck pace of life in the 21st century. Learn how to get started in the genre in this workshop. You will learn how to pace your novel so that readers can't stop turning pages create nail-biting suspense in every chapter use the tropes and conventions that…

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Northern Colorado Writers Conference Author Panel

May 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Fort Collins Marriott, 350 E Horsetooth Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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Authors: LS HAWKER, STEVEN DUNN, KERRIE FLANAGAN, JORDAN E. ROSENFELD

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Northern Colorado Writers Conference Story Grid Workshop

May 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Fort Collins Marriott, 350 E Horsetooth Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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Save Your Manuscript Using the Story Grid PRESENTER: LS Hawker Shawn Coyne’s Story Grid is a tool that breaks down the component parts of manuscripts and tells the writer what’s working, what’s not, and what to do to fix the problems and amplify the strengths.  The Story Grid is a tool to re-envision and resuscitate a seemingly irredeemable pile of paper stuck in an attic drawer, or can inspire an original creation. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use the…

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June 2019

Lighthouse Writers Workshop Lit Fest Craft Seminars

June 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Lighthouse Writers Workshop, 1515 Race Street
Denver, CO 80206
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I'll be teaching two different seminars, What's Your Canoe? Identifying and Excising Your Manuscript’s Achilles Heel and Save Your Manuscript Using the Story Grid. Schedule TBA.

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