Capclave 2015 is pleased to once again host a number of interesting workshops. Space is still available. If you are interested, send an e-mail to our
Please note: The details of our workshops are mostly stable but, due to circumstances beyond our control, changes to the program can occur throughout the convention.
Friday 8:00 pm
Workshop - Publicizing Your Work (Ends at: 9:55 pm) Coordinator: Danielle Ackley-McPhail Danielle Ackley-McPhail of Dark Quest Books workshops the best way to promote and publicize your work - from getting reviews to working with the press to establishing an online presence and more.
Saturday 10:00 am
Workshop - Creating An Adaptive Setting (Ends at: 11:55 am) Coordinator: David Keener Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've noticed that a lot of authors are making money with series. But crafting a series is hard, and it's a subject that's not covered in most writing manuals. Come learn a set of steps for creating a coherent, consistent and connected background to support multiple stories leveraging the same setting, primary characters and supporting characters. Give your series the foundation it needs to become what you want it to be.
Saturday 12:00 pm
Workshop - Reviewing (Ends at: 1:55 pm) Coordinator: Michael Dirda Veteran book reviewer Michael Dirda, of the Washington Post, discusses best methods for writing interesting and informative reviews, as well as getting reviews published and managing a reputation as a strong reviewer.
Saturday 2:00 pm
Workshop - Allen Wold Writing Workshop (Ends at: 3:55 pm) Coordinators: Jean Marie Ward, Allen Wold, Darcy Wold Allen Wold will lead a panel of authors in a hands on workshop. Learn many skills as you work on a short story. All you need is a pen and paper.
Sunday 10:00 am
Workshop - Reading Your Work Aloud (Ends at: 11:55 am) Coordinator: Jim Freund Jim Freund, host of the long-running "Hour of the Wolf" podcast, provides practical advice and feedback on how to read your work aloud - whether for a radio audience, podcast recording or in front of a live audience.
Sunday 1:00 pm
Workshop - Allen Wold Followup (Ends at: 1:55 pm) Coordinators: Jean Marie Ward, Allen Wold, Darcy Wold
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