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Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers

280 EpisodesProduced by Mark StevensWebsite

Interviews with members of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers and those involved in RMFW conferences, workshops and other writing-related events.Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to supporting, encouraging, and educating writers seeking publication in c… read more


Holt Finalist Tina Ann Forkner Talks Romance; James Norris Previews RMFW Workshop on Boosting Character Conflict

2015 Holt Award Finalist Tina Ann Forkner (“Waking Up Joy”) talks about her process for writing romance, describes how she makes time for her art, and shares her thoughts about how fiction is categorized.

And science fiction writer James Norris previews a free RMFW workshop he’s giving on June 13 (1 p.m. in Castle Rock) about boosting character conflict using a free software, Lucid Chart.

Show Notes:

Chapter 1 with Tina Ann Forkner at 1:36.
Chapter 2 with James Norris starts at 47:00.

More about Tina Ann Forkner:
More about the Holt Medallion Awards:
More about James Norris:
More about Lucid Charts:
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