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Available Audio Recordings
“Size Matters”, presented by Carrie Vaughn. This Write Brain covers the differences and strategies for writing various lengths of fiction. Learn how to expand a short story into a novel, to extract a short piece from a long one, and to write an ongoing series without burning out. (98 MB)
About Carrie Vaughn:
Carrie survived her Air Force brat childhood and managed to put down roots in Colorado. Her first book, Kitty and the Midnight Hour, launched a popular series of novels about a werewolf named Kitty who hosts a talk-radio advice show. She has also written many short stories and is the author of the young adult novel, Voices of Dragons.
“Wearing Many Hats”, presented by multiple-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author Jodi Thomas. This was originally presented at the 2010 Pikes Peak Writers Conference. (48MB)
“The Three Stories: Front, Back and Perspective”, presented by multi-published authors Linda Rohrbough, Jodi Anderson (aka Jodi Dawson), and Laura Hayden. (45 minutes, 50MB)
“Common Craft Mistakes of Beginning Writers:”, presented by Stephen Coonts (62 minutes, 58MB)