Writer’s Toolkit: Idea Generation | The Writer’s Block | Avalon Expo

the-six-elemental_fireworksThe next Writer’s Block course we’d like to announce as happening during Avalon Expo is ‘Writer’s Toolkit: Idea Generation,’ which is tentatively scheduled for Friday August 25th from 2-2:50PM.

This discussion will focus on the first step in becoming an author: idea generation. Namely: how to generate ideas, how to deal with some of the criticism you may come under (even from yourself) for those ideas, how to know when your idea is ready to start drafting, and (perhaps most importantly) how our culture’s general ideas about idea generation and the author might not be correct!

Leading the panel will be veteran author Matthew LeDrew (Black Womb, Infinity) and the amazingly talented Ali House (The Six Elemental, Bluenose Paradox).


The Writer’s Block will be a series of panels arranged in chronological order for those keeping notes, with the first panels on Friday being aimed towards coming up with ideas and starting your manuscript, and the final panels on Sunday being about getting your work published! We’re going to take you through it all!

In total, The Writer’s Block will be nearly twenty-three hours of writing-and-publishing related help, of the sort that would normally be valued at hundreds of dollars, all for the low-cost of an Avalon Expo 3 ticket.

Avalon Expo 3 Costs:
Friday: $20
Saturday: $25
Sunday: $25
Child Weekend: $5
Regular Weekend in Advance: $40
Regular Weekend at the Door: $45
Infinity Weekend: $175 (only available in advance)

Stay tuned here to Engen Books and on the Avalon Expo Facebook page as every few days we peel back one of the blacked-out slots on the banner above and reveal one of the epic courses that will be taking place, with some that will surprise you… including a Top Secret event that everyone’s going to want to attend 😉

Happy Writing! Hope to see you all there!

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