Monday - Creepypasta Night: Love scary stories and urban legends? Create your own creepypasta with tips from Marty Chan, author of Haunted Hospital and Willpower. Marty will share his techniques to frighten readers and keep them on the edge of their seats from the first page to the last.
Tuesday - Cheat Code for Conflict: In this fun and interactive workshop, author Marty Chan shares his simple strategy to create conflict in a story. With his cheat code, you can turn any situation into a dramatic one. He’ll reveal how to raise the stakes for your character and he’ll talk about the different types of conflict that will make your story exciting.
Wednesday - Dynamic Dialogue: Do you enjoy putting words in other people’s mouths? Playwright Marty Chan shares the secrets to writing character conversation that flows naturally. He’ll reveal how to make each character’s voice sound unique and interesting. This session will help authors who like to use dialogue in their stories and playwrights who want to craft stage plays.
Thursday - Heroes Assembled (With special guest Kevin Sylvester): Learn how to brainstorm your own superhero character, complete with powers and a secret identity they have to protect. Author Marty Chan, breaks down the key elements of any good superhero story: the hero, the villain, the world, and the mission. Your story will fly after you apply the lessons in this workshop.