Fall Workshop Series


Want to take your writing to the next level?

Amazon bestselling authors, Greta Boris and Megan Haskell, will help you overcome the overwhelm and guide you through the journey from hobbyist to professional. They will share practical, action steps to help you find focus for your writing life. Whether your struggle is time management, structuring and outlining your book, deciding which path to publication to tackle, or how to brand yourself, they have solutions.

All workshops to be held at Patch Coffee, 29100 Portola Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630

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$30 per class or $100 for the series when paid in advance.

Session 1: Tips and Tricks for Writing Productivity
Tues. October 2, 6:30 pm

How to:

  • Carve time to write out of your busy schedule
  • Build solid writing habits and realistic goals
  • Use awesome productivity hacks

Megan and Greta provided tips that can work for every kind of writer. – Shelly Denison

The workshop was very informative with tips, tricks, apps, and hacks that were all helpful and motivating! Kathryn Atkins, Author and Speaker. 

Session 2: Write faster with the Character/Plot Menu
Tues. October 9, 6:30 pm

How to:

  • Craft deep characters using the 9 Enneagram personality types
  • Visualize character arcs using the 3 Act Structure 
  • Keep your story on track with the Character/Plot Menu
  • Brain dump for faster writing

I loved it! Really well-organized way of systematizing one’s project. The presentation was concise and enthusiastic. Thanks you so much for making something so stressful into something manageable. – Lauren Dani, Aspiring Author

The brain dump and plot menu will keep your writing process fun and on track. You’ll break through the blocks and fears that slow down or stall your writing. – Kristine Fox

I’m new to writing and will definitely use the Character/Plot menu tool. I had no idea how to track my book and this looks like an easy and practical way to do it. – Marianne Weinell

Session 3: Choose the Right Publishing Path for You
Tues. October 16, 6:30 pm

How to:

  • Evaluate your strengths and weaknesses with the Publishing Personality Quiz
  • Sort through the pros and cons of Traditional and Independent Publishing
  • Use best  practices for working with Industry Professionals

Very thorough presentation covering all the major areas of publishing. I’m now exciting to begin implementing these refreshing and powerful ideas! – Jeff Whitehead, Historical Fiction Writer

This workshop had a valuable mix of information on both indie and traditional publishing for those who might be on the fence about which direction to go. – Erin Reilly, Author. 

Superbly crafted workshop! Good information across the publishing options to help aspiring authors find their personal path.- Tom Wing, Aspiring Author.

Session 4: Build Your Author Platform Early
Tues. October 23, 6:30 pm

How to:

  • Design your website
  • Build your email list
  • Target your social media efforts

Fantastic information! I wish I had this workshop before my books were published. I learned great tips to add to and improve my current author platform. – Laura Perkins, AKA Mercy Hollow Author

Greta and Megan bring their experience to the table, guiding both new and established writers to their target audiences.Sonya Versluys, Writer and Blogger

Incredibly useful and detailed advice for designing my author brand and platform with great examples!Joy Pixley, Author


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