Category Archives: Presentation Notes

Presentation Formula

Ken Gallacher was our guest speaker in June. His topic was “How to break through writers block and developing a formula for presentations.” Ken used a white board and wrote down his outline structure for making stories and content fresh … Continue reading

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Action Scenes

Ali Cross gave a fabulous lesson on how to craft a great fight scene and up its POW factor. Pack a Punch: Be grounded Stand up and make the movement you are writing about and notice how your body feels doing … Continue reading

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Giving Critique

1.  Ask the author what kind of feedback they want. Stick to their guidelines If you are beta reading for structure or plot, you’ll need to skip over typos and grammar On the other hand—If you notice a writer making a … Continue reading

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How to Speak Good

We’re off to a good start. Our first meeting of the year was fantastic. Craig Kingsman’s presentation, How to Speak Good, addressed public speaking for the introvert. Some tips I penned from the meeting: Fear will decrease over time, learn … Continue reading

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Write the Rite Right

  On October 20, our president’s husband, Joe Milner, gave an informative and clever presentation entitled “Write the Rite Right.” He revealed examples of rituals and why we have them, and demonstrated how to incorporate realistic rituals in fiction. Some interesting … Continue reading

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Personal Cyber Security

As a writer, you will be required to be part of the social media world. Here is a hoard of awesome information to help keep you safe. How they get into your computer: Email links and attachments – Crafted to … Continue reading

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Creating a Magic System

Nicole’s Notes December 18, 2014 By Nicole White, Oquirrh Writers Chapter Secretary  Creating a Magic System A presentation by Mark Minson A huge thank you to Mark Minson for bravely stepping in at the last minute to give a presentation on Creating … Continue reading

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