|About the Workshop
Neil Gaiman and Terry
Pratchett, Stephen King and Peter Straub, Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith—
Although writing is often a solitary exercise, bringing the strengths of two
writers together can be extremely rewarding.
In this workshop, we
will cover the basics of collaborating, from initial conception through
drafting and editing. Learning to use your cowriter as a source of ideas, as
well as learning to settle differences of opinion regarding story direction,
will be key to your successful novel. Finally, while this workshop will
primarily be geared towards structuring and planning the co-writing process,
there will be some tips along the way for pantsing-style writers for those who
need a more spontaneous approach but want to avoid writing your partner into a
USA Today Bestselling
Author Ivy Quinn has been a writer for close to fifteen years.
She also works as an editor and proofreader. Ivy writes across all pairings,
including female/female, male/female, and male/male. She was one of the
bestselling authors featured in the Sirens and Scales boxset in January of
2018, and she will soon be writing two series, Fanged Fairytales and Vegas
Shifters, for Sapphic Alliance Fiction.
Midnight Voss has been writing stories since she was eight years
old. More recently, she has worked for several years as a successful
ghostwriter and taught and worked with writers on academic and personal
projects for over a decade as an instructor and a consultant. Together, she and
Ivy Quinn co-authored a dragon-shifter urban fantasy, Frozen Ashes and
Smoldering Shards, which appeared in the USA Today Bestselling Sirens
and Scales boxset. She prefers to live in fantasy and dystopian worlds
rather than contemporary and has taught world-building classes for Maryland
Romance Writers. Currently, she is collaborating with Ivy on a revised and
expanded edition of Frozen Ashes and starting Lavender
Dusk, an f/f vampire series, and an m/m and f/f “Southern Pack” shifter
series through Sapphic Alliance Fiction.