- Date: Oct. 23, 2021
- Venue: http://www.altamonte.org/356/Library
- Location: Altamonte Springs, FL
- Topic: Writing the Cozy Mystery Writing Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 23, 11:00 am – 12:00pm, “Writing the Cozy Mystery” with Nancy J. Cohen at Altamonte Springs Public Library, 281 Maitland Avenue, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Phone: (407) 571-8841 http://www.altamonte.org/356/Library
This workshop will help you determine your setting, create your characters, plot the story, add suspense, plant clues and solve the crime.
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- Date: Oct. 2, 2021
- Venue: https://www.facebook.com/events/4173240036108389/
- Topic: Developing a Mystery Series Online Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 2, 10:30 – 12:00 noon, “Developing a Mystery Series” with Nancy J. Cohen via Zoom, for Florida Treasure Coast Chapter of Sisters in Crime, https://www.facebook.com/events/4173240036108389/
Do you want to write a mystery series but don’t have a clue where to start? Or perhaps you need tips on sustaining a long-running series. This workshop will help you determine your setting, create your characters, plot the story, add suspense, plant clues and solve the crime. In addition, we’ll discuss continuity, special considerations for cozy authors, and marketing tips. You’ll gain insights into how to plot a mystery, tips on marketing a series, and publishing options.
If you’re not a member and want to attend, please email email@example.com
- Date: Nov. 6, 2021
- Venue: https://www.flauthorsacademy.com
- Topic: Book Marketing on a Budget Online Workshop
Saturday, Nov. 6, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. “Book Marketing on a Budget” with Nancy J. Cohen for Florida Authors Academy via Zoom. For more information, www.flauthorsacademy.com
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 561-279-7790. $25 fee for class. Advance registration is required.
Are you planning to launch a book but have no idea what to do next? Whether you’re on book one or book twelve, you’ll want to garner attention for your new release to build your readership and increase sales. But with so many choices on the promotional wheel, how can you best use your time? In this workshop, we’ll discuss the options available to you and how you can fit them into a countdown schedule. You’ll be able to create your own promotional campaign and determine what suits your budget.
- Date: Oct. 30, 2021
- Venue: https://nova.libcal.com/event/8113525
- Location: Online
- Topic: Characters and Conflict
Saturday, Oct. 30, 2:00 pm – 3:00pm, “Characters and Conflict” with Nancy J. Cohen via Zoom for Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University. Advance registration is required. https://nova.libcal.com/event/8113525
How do you create memorable characters that readers will remember? In this workshop, award-winning author Nancy J. Cohen will discuss how to develop your protagonist and secondary characters, use dialogue, add conflict, and follow genre conventions in regard to plot. Examples of conflict as the engine that drives your story will be given. You will feel confident in being able to create your own main characters and devise subplots for the recurrent cast in a series.
- Date: Dec. 12, 2021
- Venue: https://www.facebook.com/events/322966752607646
- Location: Citrus Crime Writers
- Topic: Creating Settings that Sizzle
Saturday, Dec. 12, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, “Creating Settings that Sizzle” with Nancy J. Cohen via Zoom for Citrus Crime Writers, https://www.facebook.com/events/322966752607646
How do you create settings that come alive for readers? What kinds of details can provide this experience? In this workshop, award-winning author Nancy J. Cohen will discuss what type of research you’ll need, how to build your society in a unique fashion, and what specific elements you’ll want to include. Examples from different genres will be offered. You’ll come away with a checklist of items that will help you set your story in a memorable universe of your own.
- Date: April 23, 2019
- Venue: Dark and Stormy Book Club
- Topic: Author Interview
It’s a Dark and Stormy Book Club Podcast
Email the author if you'd like to schedule a Skype chat with your book club or library group. Contact her if you would like to arrange for a personal appearance. See her Speaker Page or email her at nancy(at)nancyjcohen(dot)com.