Teaching/Speaking

Need someone fun and creative to speak at your next conference or writing event?

Megan Haskell and Greta Boris, co-directors of O.C. Writers, are popular workshop presenters. Together and separately they’ve developed workshops for the Orange County Public Library System, writing conferences, and writers guilds from California to Texas.

Workshops we teach:

Taught by Megan Haskell: 

IMPROVE YOUR WRITING PRODUCTIVITY

  • Finding the time to write
  • Building solid habits and goals
  • Productivity Hacks

 

Taught by Greta Boris: 

FINESSE YOUR PLOT

  • Craft your story using the 9 Enneagram Personality Types
  • Learn the basics of the 3 Act Structure
  • Create and use The Plot Menu – a unique outlining tool

GOING PUBLIC – Design author events to suit your style 

  • Learn to think outside the bookstore
  • Romance the right venue
  • Find cross-promotion partners

WALKING THE TIGHTROPE BETWEEN FAITH AND FICTION

  • Uncover your unique writer proposition
  • Craft your own writing Mission Statement
  • Establish brand integrity

 

Taught Together: 

THE ROAD TO PUBLICATION

  • Take the Publishing Personality Quiz
  • Learn the Pros and Cons of Traditional and Independent Publishing
  • Best Practices for Working with Industry Professionals

BUILD YOUR AUTHOR PLATFORM

  • Design Your Website
  • Build Your Email List
  • Social Media Tips

 

Megan Haskell, Program Director

Megan Haskell Program Director

Megan Haskell is the award-winning author of The Sanyare Chronicles, a fast-paced dark fantasy adventure featuring a kick-ass heroine, snarky carnivorous pixies, and a quest across nine faerie realms.

You can find her online at www.MeganHaskell.com, on Twitter @MeganPHaskell, and on Facebook.

Greta Boris, Director

Greta Boris, Director

Greta Boris is the author of A Margin of Lust, The Scent of Wrath, and The Sanctity of Sloth, the first three books in The 7 Deadly Sins. Ordinary women. Unexpected Evil. Taut psychological thrillers that expose the dark side of sunny Southern California.

She’s a popular conference speaker and the Amazon Kindle bestselling nonfiction author of The Wine and Chocolate Workout – Sip, Savor, and Strengthen for a Healthier LifeYou can find out more about her speaking schedule at http://gretaboris.com/speakingteaching/

Together, Megan and Greta wrote PUBLISH: Take Charge of Your Author Careera guide for writers feeling overwhelmed as they contemplate their path to publication. They have both been on staff at the Southern California Writers’ Conference, and enjoy working with writers to help them reach their author goals.

Please email info@ocwriters.network for current speaker rates. Special consideration may be made for nonprofit organizations. 

See Our Fall Workshop Series Here.