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video of Rafael Alvarez’ October 2016 talk

Rafael Alvarez gave a great talk. Here it is. Enjoy!


Rafael Alvarez – MWA Annapolis from fablestofilm on Vimeo.

Filed under: MWA Annapolis Chapter, non-fiction writing, October meeting, October speaker, video

Videos for Austin Camacho’s talk, 2016-05-18

Austin Camacho gave a talk entitled “Writing Exercises”. Since there were some dead times when everyone was writing, I edited those parts out.

part 1

part 2


Filed under: fiction writing, May speaker, MWA, MWA Annapolis Chapter, video

Video and slides from Izolda Trakhtenberg’s talk

Part 1:

Part 2 (note: for copyright reasons, several minutes were cut from part 2, but the corresponding topic can be found in the slides linked to below):

Part 3:

Follow along yourself with these slides: trakhtenberg_FlashYourFiction_slides2016

Many thanks to Izolda for the great presentation!

Filed under: fiction writing, January meeting, January speaker, MWA Annapolis Chapter, video, writing workshop

video for Paul Lagasse and Gary Lester’s May 2015 talk

“Turn WordPress Into a Powerful Publishing Platform”

Part 1:

Part 2:

Photo from right before the talk:


Filed under: May speaker, MWA, video

videos from Michael Hughes’ June 2014 talk

Part 1:

Part 2:

Filed under: fiction writing, June meeting, Uncategorized, video

videos for Kat Spitzer’s talk on “Making a book trailer”

Part 1 is here:

Part 2 is here:


Filed under: december speaker, humor writing, MWA, video

videos from Craig Schenning’s August 2014 talk

With profuse apologizes for the audio problems, here are the videos :

part 1:

Craig Schenning’s August 2014 talk to the Annapolis MWA, part 1 from wdj on Vimeo.

part 2:

Craig Schenning’s August 2014 talk to the Annapolis MWA, part 2 from wdj on Vimeo.

part 3:

(to be posted)

Filed under: August meeting, August speaker, marketing, MWA, non-fiction writing, self-publishing, Uncategorized, video

videos from Michael Hughes’ June 2014 talk

Part 1:

Part 2:

michael hughes

michael hughes

Filed under: fiction writing, June meeting, MWA, video

videos from Yvonne Medley’s talk May 21, 2014

Here are the videos of Yvonne Medley’s very insightful talk.

part 1:

part 2:

part 3:

Some messages from her talk:

  • “Don’t edit yourself before anyone sees it. Your writing has to be as big as your story.”
  • “Just because the road is hard doesn’t mean your writing it’s worth it.”

See the videos for more!

The script for “August: Osage County” that Yvonne mentioned is available for download here.

Here is the contest Ynonne mentioned in her talk:

The Prison Plumb Line Contest2014

Good luck!

Filed under: fiction writing, May speaker, MWA, screenwriting, video

Video and a few pics from the 2014 Maryland Writers Conference

The organizers did a great job with the 2014 Maryland Writers’ Association Conference. Here are a few pics.

MWA President Paul Lagasse doing introductions for the keynote talk:

Paul Lagasse

Paul Lagasse

Screenwriter/novelist/journalist Rafael Alvarez giving his keynote address:

Rafael Alvarez

Rafael Alvarez

Rafael Alvarez at a book signing:

Rafael Alvarez signing books

Rafael Alvarez signing books

Video of the keynote address:

Video of the masterclass:

Filed under: Annual MWA Meeting, fiction writing, MWA conference, non-fiction writing, screenwriting, video,

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