Author Archives: RENE AVERETT

June 2019 Newsletter

Featured Speaker for June is Mignon Fogarty! At the June 8th High Sierra Writers Meeting, our featured guest will be Mignon Fogarty, also known as Grammar Girl. But Mignon is also aces with using social media. Starting with a podcast … Continue reading

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May 2019 Newsletter

May Meeting Our May 11th Meeting will feature two Story Grid Editors in the free, open to the public portion of the meeting giving a presentation on the what the Story Grid is and how it can help improve your … Continue reading

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April 2019 Newsletter

April Meeting Saturday April 13th Join Grammar Girl for a Workshop on Social Media! Our April meeting will feature Mignon Fogarty who will talk during the free public session about social media. The paid afternoon session will go into more specifics as Mignon … Continue reading

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March 2019 Newsletter

Next Meeting… CONTRAST AND PACING All elements of writing – characters, settings, conflicts, dialogue, etc. – need contrast to hold a reader’s attention. Slow vs. fast, bright vs. dark, loud vs. quiet. In each element of writing, we need to … Continue reading

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February 2019 Newsletter

February Meeting Information Failure: The Road To Success One of our successfully published member-authors, Jacci Turner, will entertain us with the embarrassing mistakes she made in her writing career with the hope that you will avoid them. What NOT to do … Continue reading

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January 2019 Newsletter

PLOTTING? – NEW YEAR, NEW BOOK AND HOW TO GET THERE Plot-driven? Character driven? Sounds like “what came first the chicken or the egg?” Matt Bayan, HSW president, will unravel the connections between plot and character and offer tips on … Continue reading

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December 2018 Newsletter

DECEMBER MEETING Saturday, December 08  at 10 A.M.  At the South Valleys Library (15650 Wedge Pkwy Reno, NV 89511) The High Sierra Writers Meeting is  DECEMBER 08 from 10 a.m. to noon at the South Valleys Library, 15650 Wedge Pkwy, Reno, NV 89511. … Continue reading

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November 2018 Newsletter

Michael C Grumley Redux at November 10 Meeting For the HSW November meeting, we are bringing back Michael C. Grumley to tell us again how he gained success as an independent writer in the public morning session. In the paid … Continue reading

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October 2018 Newsletter

This month join former HSW president Linda Enos, who writes as Romance Queen Lynda Bailey, along with bestselling author and current HSW president, Matt Bayan, for a mash-up of two essential craft skills: developing micro-tension and replacing description with image. … Continue reading

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September 2018 Newsletter

This month join former HSW president Linda Enos, who writes as Romance Queen Lynda Bailey, along with bestselling author and current HSW president, Matt Bayan, for a mash-up of two essential craft skills: developing micro-tension and replacing description with image. … Continue reading

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