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Writing in the Dark

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· Stage
Why Horror Matters
A panel discussion Tim Waggoner, Donna Lynch, and Jeff Strand.
Jeff Strand Tim Waggoner Donna Lynch
2020-09-11T17:00:00Z 2020-09-11T18:00:00Z America/New_York Why+Horror+Matters https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Q&A with Jeff Strand
Have questions only a full-time horror author could answer? Ask Jeff Strand in this Q&A session.
John Lawson Jeff Strand
2020-09-11T18:00:00Z 2020-09-11T19:00:00Z America/New_York Q%26A+with+Jeff+Strand https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Done to Death
Tim Waggoner tackles one of the biggest boogeymen authors face: clichés.
Tim Waggoner
2020-09-11T19:00:00Z 2020-09-11T20:00:00Z America/New_York Done+to+Death https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Friday Night Workshop With Tim Waggoner
Attendees with VIP Plus Workshop tickets will be able to work with each other and Tim Waggoner to improve their writing in this live workshop experience.
Tim Waggoner
2020-09-11T20:00:00Z 2020-09-11T21:00:00Z America/New_York Friday+Night+Workshop+With+Tim+Waggoner https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking Mixer
Meet other attendees and guest speakers in rapid-fire 1-on-1 networking sessions.
2020-09-11T21:00:00Z 2020-09-11T22:00:00Z America/New_York Networking+Mixer https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Productivity Tools for Authors
Lawson provides the latest apps and strategies he uses to massively boost writing output.
John Lawson
2020-09-12T11:00:00Z 2020-09-12T12:00:00Z America/New_York Productivity+Tools+for+Authors https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking Hour
Connect with attendees and guest speakers in the networking area to discuss what you've learned, share tips, and more.
2020-09-12T12:00:00Z 2020-09-12T13:00:00Z America/New_York Networking+Hour https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Publisher AMA
John Lawson
2020-09-12T13:00:00Z 2020-09-12T13:30:00Z America/New_York Publisher+AMA https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Done to Death Replay
A replay of Tim's Waggoner's Done to Death presentation for those who were unable to attend Friday evening.
Tim Waggoner
2020-09-12T14:00:00Z 2020-09-12T15:00:00Z America/New_York Done+to+Death+Replay https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Turning Your Emotions and Experiences Into Horror Poetry
Award-winning poet Donna Lynch discusses strategies for using your life experiences to craft poetry.
Donna Lynch
2020-09-12T15:00:00Z 2020-09-12T16:00:00Z America/New_York Turning+Your+Emotions+and+Experiences+Into+Horror+Poetry https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Turning Your Emotions and Experiences Into Horror Poetry
A workshop with Donna Lynch.
Donna Lynch
2020-09-12T16:00:00Z 2020-09-12T18:00:00Z America/New_York Turning+Your+Emotions+and+Experiences+Into+Horror+Poetry https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Even Stranger Notions: Generating Original Ideas
This interactive workshop with Dr. Michael A. Arnzen will take your idea generation process from zero to sixty in just sixty minutes.
Michael Arnzen
2020-09-12T16:00:00Z 2020-09-12T17:00:00Z America/New_York Even+Stranger+Notions%3A+Generating+Original+Ideas https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
The Art of the Anthology
Award-winning anthologist and author Michael Knost discusses crafting a successful anthology, both from the perspective of the editor and the contributors.
Michael Knost
2020-09-12T17:00:00Z 2020-09-12T18:00:00Z America/New_York The+Art+of+the+Anthology https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Build a Better Monster
Tim Waggoner outlines approaches to keeping monsters fresh for horror enthusiasts.
Tim Waggoner
2020-09-12T19:00:00Z 2020-09-12T20:00:00Z America/New_York Build+a+Better+Monster https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Saturday Night Workshop With Tim Waggoner
Attendees with VIP Plus Workshop tickets will be able to work with each other and Tim Waggoner to improve their writing in this live workshop experience.
Tim Waggoner
2020-09-12T20:00:00Z 2020-09-12T21:00:00Z America/New_York Saturday+Night+Workshop+With+Tim+Waggoner https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Writing Sprints
Learn about the benefits of writing sprints, then take part in one and share your results.
Heidi Ruby Miller
2020-09-13T10:00:00Z 2020-09-13T11:00:00Z America/New_York Writing+Sprints https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Workshop
Attendees with VIP Plus Workshop tickets will be able to work with each other and Tim Waggoner to improve their writing in this live workshop experience.
Tim Waggoner
2020-09-13T11:00:00Z 2020-09-13T12:00:00Z America/New_York Workshop https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Build a Better Monster Replay
A replay of Tim's Waggoner's Build a Better monster presentation for those who were unable to attend Saturday evening.
Tim Waggoner
2020-09-13T12:00:00Z 2020-09-13T13:00:00Z America/New_York Build+a+Better+Monster+Replay https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Career Longevity and How to Weather the Storm
Join horror veteran Brian Keene for insights gleaned from decades of being a writer across a variety of mediums.
Brian Keene
2020-09-13T13:00:00Z 2020-09-13T14:00:00Z America/New_York Career+Longevity+and+How+to+Weather+the+Storm https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Q&A with John Langan
Award-winning author John Langan joins us for a Q&A session about all things horror.
John Langan
2020-09-13T14:00:00Z 2020-09-13T15:00:00Z America/New_York Q%26A+with+John+Langan https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Freebies & Feedback
We'll explain how to get our digital extras, take feedback and talk more about productivity.
John Lawson
2020-09-13T15:00:00Z 2020-09-13T16:00:00Z America/New_York Freebies+%26+Feedback https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Writing Partners Fireside Chat
The award-winning New Zealand writing team of Dan Rabarts & Lee Murray discuss collaborations.
Lee Murray
2020-09-13T16:00:00Z 2020-09-13T17:00:00Z America/New_York Writing+Partners+Fireside+Chat https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Vendor Dinner Break
Take a moment to refresh yourself and explore offerings for horror enthusiasts and authors in the Expo area.
2020-09-13T17:00:00Z 2020-09-13T18:00:00Z America/New_York Vendor+Dinner+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Even Stranger Notions: Generating Original Ideas
The replay of Michael A. Arnzen's idea generation workshop.
Michael Arnzen
2020-09-13T17:00:00Z 2020-09-13T18:00:00Z America/New_York Even+Stranger+Notions%3A+Generating+Original+Ideas https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
The Cosmic in Horror Fiction
Mary talks about what qualities in fiction categorize it as cosmic horror, and where the genre is moving in the future.
Mary SanGiovanni
2020-09-13T18:00:00Z 2020-09-13T19:00:00Z America/New_York The+Cosmic+in+Horror+Fiction https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Screenwriting for Horror Authors
Award-winning screenwriter L. Marie Wood shares strategies for screenwriting success.
Lisa Wood
2020-09-13T19:00:00Z 2020-09-13T20:00:00Z America/New_York Screenwriting+for+Horror+Authors https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Q&A with Tim Waggoner
Conclude your time at Writing in the Dark by asking Tim Waggoner any questions you might still have.
John Lawson Tim Waggoner
2020-09-13T20:00:00Z 2020-09-13T21:00:00Z America/New_York Q%26A+with+Tim+Waggoner https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
After Hours Mixer
Say hello to new contacts, and say goodbye to those you've gotten to know over the weekend.
2020-09-13T21:00:00Z 2020-09-13T22:00:00Z America/New_York After+Hours+Mixer https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwriting-in-the-dark Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

John Lawson

Author and Publisher

Jeff Strand

Author

Lucy Snyder

Author and Editor

Michael Knost

Author and Anthologist

Lisa Wood

Author and Screenwriter

John Langan

Author

Donna Lynch

Poet and Lyricist

Michael Arnzen

Author

Mary SanGiovanni

Author

Heidi Ruby Miller

Author and Editor

Brian Keene

World Horror Grandmaster

Lee Murray

Author and Editor

Tim Waggoner

Author of Writing in the Dark

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