Deep Dives

RWA's new Deep Dive seminars are 2-3 hour webinars structured to immerse you in various topics. Check out upcoming Deep Dives or purchase access to previous Deep Dives.


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Deep Dive: Crafting Deep POV with Roan Parrish

2.5 hours
Have you ever felt so connected with a character that it was a shock to put the book down and find yourself back in your own world? In this master class with author Roan Parrish, you’ll learn how to sink the reader deep into your character’s head and heart through presenting the world as only your character can, no matter what POV you're writing from. We will do exercises on how to craft dialogue, description, and internal monologue using character-driven details; how to edit any
Member Price: $40.00

Deep Dive: Crafting the Carnal with Sierra Simone

3 hours
They say sex sells, but what's the best way to write sensual stories that succeed critically and commercially? Author Sierra Simone will walk you through creating characters and premises that suffuse a story with sensuality, as well as designing plots and love scenes that are reciprocal and symbiotic with each other. The class will also cover creating a sexually charged narrative atmosphere, how to pace sex scenes, and how to build intimacies and tensions that imply erotic outcom
Product Code: VIDEODDCTC
Member Price: $45.00

Deep Dive: Dark Romance & Villainous Heroes with Eve Vaughn

1 hour
Do you love dark romance? Flawed heroes, alpha holes, villainous protagonists and the heroines who love them. Are you sympathetic to the bad guys in movies? Have you ever wanted to try your hand at writing dark romance but didn't know where to start? In this class, Eve Vaughn will break down what makes a dark romance, characteristics of villainous leading protagonists that still makes readers root for them.
Member Price: $15.00

Deep Dive: How I Survived Publishing with Carly Phillips

2 hours
Sit down with New York Times best-selling author Carly Phillips for a candid conversation during which she’ll share everything she’s learned about surviving and thriving in publishing. Carly will share her journey from being a traditionally published author to all indie. She’ll give you tips for making the transition. She’ll share her secrets for how to stay competitive in the indie world. Plus, Carly will tell you what she’d go back and change about her career if she could. She’ll
Member Price: $35.00

Deep Dive: Kindle Vella for Beginners with Peggy Jaeger

1.5 hours
Looking to get your work out there for readers to find and read? The new Kindle Vella app might just be what you’ve been looking for. Since its turnout in July 2021, thousands of writers – established and unpublished - have taken advantage of the new Amazon Kindle Vella platform to publicize their writing in a serialized episodic fashion. All genres of fiction are included and all subgenres of romance as well. Readers want fast reads for those times when they are waiting for the
Member Price: $25.00

Deep Dive: Sprinting to the Finish with Owen & Flockton

1.5 hours
Sprinting can be one of the strongest tools in an author’s toolbox for getting words on paper in a consistent manner. In this workshop, authors Abigail Owen & Nicole Flockton will talk about what sprinting is, different ways to sprint, the importance of a sprinting partner, how sprinting can increase your output and help break through writer’s block, and more. This recording consists of 1 hour of lecture followed by a Q&A and 2-3 hours of guided sprinting.
Member Price: $25.00

Deep Dive: Write True with Jennifer Probst

Write True: A Bestseller’s Guide to Writing Craft and Achieving Success in the Romance Industry
2.5 hours
You can handle the truth. New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Probst teaches a surprising key to success in the romance industry: truth. Join Jennifer as she discusses the key to becoming a career author, handling fear, developing your craft, the importance of pivot in an ever-changing industry, and discovering your truth as a storyteller. This video recording consists o
Product Code: VIDEODDWT
Member Price: $40.00