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OCCRWA Proudly Presents: September 16 –

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September 16 – October 13, 2013


with Susan and Harry Squires
Susan and Harry Squires
About the Class:

Did you ever wonder why one day you get stuck on a project while on another day your writing flows easily?  Doesn’t it seem like sometimes your brain is actually fighting you?  Well, maybe it is. 
Recent insights into the structure of the human brain and how the parts work together (or don’t) provide powerful techniques to free yourself and get writing again.  You actually have three brains in your skull, and these simple techniques can get them talking to each other.  Your brain will work for you, not against you.
This class will help you learn how to be more effective in your writing and use these techniques in the rest of your life.  Using your current work in progress, Susan and Harry Squires will show you how to solve problems (including writer’s block,), make your characters and plots deeper and more resonant, and create a book that keeps your reader turning pages.
In this four week workshop, the Squires will present six lessons, each with exercises that let you practice and refine the techniques discussed.  You’ll get individual feedback and for the final lesson you’ll be able to submit five manuscript pages or a three-page synopsis for individual coaching and help.
Susan and Harry Squires have gotten great feedback on this class, and look forward to sharing these productive techniques with others.

About the Instructors:

Susan Squires has written fourteen novels and three novellas, first for Dorchester and St. Martin’s Press. Her first novel, Danegeld, was a Golden Heart winner. Her books have won three PRISM awards, Booksellers Best and a Holt Medallion, as well as many other contests. Her books have frequently garnered 4 ½ star reviews and Top Pick from Romantic Times Magazine. She has made the NYT list, the USA today list and the Walden’s Romance Top Ten.
Harry Squires published his first novel, What Rough Beast, as H. R. Knight with Leisure Books. A paranormal mystery with romantic elements, it garnered enthusiastic reviews not only from horror venues but also from romance reviewers. Harry also writes for WineAdventure Magazine. Harry was a corporate trainer with an insurance company for nearly ten years. In that capacity he created and presented everything from one hour training sessions to two-week workshops. He’s coached extensively on techniques of learning and unleashing the creativity of the brain.
Together, Harry and Susan speak frequently at community groups interested in thewriting life and have conducted many workshops at RWA chapters and Sci-fi conventions.
Visit their websites at www.susansquires.com and www.hrknight.com

Enrollment Information
To Enroll in this four week class, please follow the instructions at this link.
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