Fall Special Event


NOLA STARs Proudly Presents the
2019 Plotting Workshop


Are you having trouble with your story? Do your middles sag and your endings flop? Are you gearing up for NANOWRIMO in November? Then this workshop is for you. Gather with like-minded and creative people like yourself. Register today.


Who is invited?

Anyone with an interest in writing fiction

When is it?

Saturday October 12th, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Schedule and topics

8:30 – 9:00 Meet and Greet, Welcome, Announcements
9:00 – 9:40 Sally Hamer Easy Peasy Plotting
9:50 – 10:30 Winnie Griggs – The 7Cs Method of Plotting
10:30- 10:45 Prep for Breakout Plotting Session
11:00- 12:00 Breakout plotting session #1 (practical, hands-on work)
12:00- 1:00 Lunch (provided) and networking
1:00 – 1:45 Alyssia Kirkhart – The Spontaneity of Real Creation
1:45 – 2:30 Breakout plotting session #2 (unleash your creativity)
2:30 – 3:00 Coffee and cake, open floor for comments, door prize

Where is it located?

LSU-S Campus – University Center
Webster Room (2nd floor)
1 University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115

What does it cost?

  • Pre-Registration: $10 for NOLA STARs members, $15 for all others
  • At The Door:  $20 for everyone

Cost includes registration and a sandwich lunch

What does it offer me?

Have you always wanted to write but didn’t know where to start?  Come to our Plotting Workshop and let our multi-published and award-winning authors show you the ropes!

Highlights include:

Speakers include award winning local authors and writing instructors (To learn more about them, click on their names in the schedule above)

Those pursuing independent as well as traditional publishing  paths will come away with new plotting skills and other information of value.

Space is limited. Register now. Stir your imagination, expand your knowledge, and interact with other area writers.

How do I register?

Advance registration is recommended (to assist in our planning) but not required.

Payment can be made via paypal or by check.

To pay via paypal follow the instructions on the registration form, available HERE

Checks should be made out to NOLA STARs and sent to:

NOLA STARs Boot Camp
P.O.Box 5418
Bossier City, LA  71171-5418

Please include a completed registrations form, available HERE

For more information, contact our special events coordinator at nola-spevent@nolastars.com.