Upcoming Program

Sunday, June 14, 2015 2:30 PM
Jennie Jarvis, script consultant and award-winning writer and director, will share ideas on how a character must grow and change over the course of a narrative. She will take the conceptual notion of the character arc and give practical feedback on how you can develop your protagonist. Jarvis is the Faculty Chairperson for the Florida Writer's Association Annual Conference. She teaches writing at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Her textbook, Crafting the Character Arc: A Practical Guide…  Read More

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Sunday, July 12, 2015 2:30 PM
Shelley Fraser Mickle, author of several award-winning books, will share how she got her start in the literary world and her path over a period of fifty years Learn about her characters and what inspires her to write. Hear about the book that became a movie. Did you know that in the last chapter of her career she started her own publishing company? Mickle grew up in Arkansas and Tennessee and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1966.…  Read More

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Past Programs

Sunday, May 3, 2015 2:30 PM
by Bonnie Ogle
Nathan Whitaker, best-selling co-author with Tony Dungy and Tim Tebow, regaled Writers Alliance members at the general meeting on Sunday, May 3. Taking a selfie with the audience behind him, Whitaker revealed his self-deprecating sense of humor and launched into “my favorite topic, myself,” and how he became “an accidental author.” Whitaker’s first tip to writers of memoir is to “get the subject talking,” building a much greater word count than needed. Frequently, accomplished subjects have…  Read More

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