Programs

August 17th Program

Laws of Attraction: Writing Sexual Tension

 

Speaker: 

Naima Simone

USA Today Bestselling author Naima Simone’s love of romance was first stirred by Johanna Lindsey, Sandra Brown and Linda Howard many years ago. Well not that many. She is only eighteen…ish. Though her first attempt at a romance novel starring Ralph Tresvant from New Edition never saw the light of day, her love of romance, reading and writing has endured. Published since 2009, she spends her days—and nights— writing sizzling romances with a touch of humor and snark.

She is wife to Superman, or his non-Kryptonian, less bullet proof equivalent, and mother to the most awesome kids ever. They all live in perfect, sometimes domestically-challenged bliss in the southern United States.

Come visit Naima at www.naimasimone.com

Talk

Sexual tension is the sensual dance, the push and pull, the “will they, won’t they” that drives the romance between a book’s main characters. Whether the heat level is sweet or scorching hot, sexual tension isn’t only important to the romance, but it also causes readers to become invested in the characters and their relationship. From the first time the main characters meet, the tension between them builds and doesn’t end until the closing of the book. Through this workshop, we will learn the Laws of Attraction when it comes to sexual tension. We’ll explore how setting, characterization, secondary characters and conflict influence the push and pull between the main characters, as well as learn alternate tools for writing and increasing tension.

Program Information

Each program costs $7 to $10 (cash or check at the sign-in desk).

  • $7.00 for the morning session and speaker

  • $10.00 for the morning session and speaker and afternoon writing space.

  • So you can pay $7.00 if you want to come hear the speaker, stay for good news, network, and then leave.

  • Or you can pay $10.00 if you want to do all that and spend the afternoon writing or editing with your fellow writers.

  • That price also includes beverage service as there will be a beverage station all day.

  • That no longer includes breakfast.

  • Members and guests must be 18 years old to attend.

Meeting Schedule:

9:00-10:00 Coffee and Networking
10:00-11:00 Featured Speaker
11:00-12:00 Book signing/Business Meeting

New Meeting Location:

Hyatt Place Atlanta/ Norcross/ Peachtree
5600 Peachtree Pkwy
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Phone: (770) 416-7655

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Hyatt Place Atlanta/ Norcross/ Peachtree
5600 Peachtree Pkwy
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Phone: (770) 416-7655

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