Tell Your Story II

Tell Your Story II


Saturday, February 29, 2020    
10:30 am - 5:30 pm


Broward College - North Regional Library
1100 Coconut Creek Blvd, Coconut Creek, Florida, 33066

Event Type

Tell Your Story. It’s Your Write! – Writers and Readers unite for a day of writing workshops, and fun. This event is sponsored by the Friends of North Regional/Broward College Library, Florida Mystery Writers, Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore, Wynmoor Writer’s Workshop, and the City of Coconut Creek.

Special keynote speaker Charles Todd – a New York Times Bestselling Author! 10:30 AM

Charles Todd is the 2017 Mary Higgins Clark award winner and author of the New York Times Bestselling Inspector Ian Rutledge Series (A Cruel Deception, Morrow, Feb. 2019,) and the Bess Crawford Series (A Cruel Deception, Morrow, Oct. 22, 2019), as well as two stand-alone titles and numerous short stories in many magazines and anthologies. He has been Guest of Honor at Malice and is an Agatha, Macavity and Barry award winner.

 Workshops include:

 Getting Started with Your Novel. 12 Noon

  PRESENTER: John L. Flynn, Ph.D.

 Your First Line: The Hook that Sells Your Novel 1:30 PM


 Getting Over the Hump. 3 PM

 PRESENTER: Jorge E. Goyanes

 Elements of Point of View. 3 PM


 Writing the Private Investigator Character. 12 Noon.

 PRESENTER: Laura Burke

 Crafting a Bestselling Novel. 1:30 PM

 PRESENTER: Michael Solomon

 As Told To: Writing Narrated Stories. 4:30 PM

 PRESENTER: Harriet J Ottenheimer, Ph.D.

 Deadly Research: Writing True Crime. 4:30 PM

 PRESENTER: Patrick Kendrick

The Ins and Outs of Indie Publishing. 10:30 AM

 PRESENTER: David M. Wind

 Effective Methods for Developing and Publishing a Literary Work. 10:30 AM

 PRESENTER: Professors Victoria Noorzai and Elisa Albo

Structure in Fiction: Using Structure and Beats to Inspire Your Mystery Novel. 12 Noon

 PRESENTER: Professor Neil Plakcy

The Value of Sharing Personal Stories Using the Creativity of Audio and Podcasting. 3 PM

 PRESENTER: Professor Tiffany Walker

Why Rewrite? 1:30 PM

PANEL: Beverly Friend, Ph.D., Marjory Lyons, Ph.D., Patrick O’Brien, Judy Weissman, Ph.D.,

Moderator: Nancy Moskowitz.

 A Romance Must Have Emotion! 3 PM

 PRESENTER: Tara L. Ames

Winning Strategies for Success as a Business Book Author. 1:30 PM

PRESENTER: Mirande Valbrune

The Healing Power of the Pen. 3 PM

PRESENTER: Mark Telesca

Have I Ever Told You About the Time… Storytelling Tips and Tricks! 4:30 PM

PRESENTERS: Helen Reynolds and Jean Minuchin

Registration and additional information available HERE.