January 16th, 1 – 3 pm EST / noon – 2 pm CST – Character Design, Color and More
Dive into the details of character design, color palettes, and explore characters for your next book dummy. We will work through exercises as we learn tools to get to know our characters on the page.
February 27th, 1 – 3 pm EST / noon – 2 pm CST – Creating Compelling Page-Turns
How do you create compelling page-turns that keep the reader (and the publisher) wanting more? This session covers thumbnails and other tools you’ll need to create your book dummy to keep readers turning those pages until the very end.
March 13th, 3 – 5 pm EST / 2 – 4 pm CST – The Hook and the Book: Query Letters and Book Dummy Review
So you’ve created a book dummy, now what do you do? A hook and a book dummy go hand in hand! We’ll wrap up this 3-part series by exploring key elements of query letters and a faculty review of selected book dummies (first-come-first serve) for everyone to learn from.