Orlando FWA – Speaker Change for Mtg – Wed 07/07 at 6:45 pm – Legacy, Memoir, & Therapy

Talk Changed to:

Legacy, Memoir, & Therapy

Rik Feeney

Due to illness, our original speaker, Larry Leech will be unable to present tonight. Taking his place is our fearless leader, Rik Feeney, who will present a talk titled, Legacy, Memoir, & Therapy. The top three things discussed will be 1) how to leave a legacy from your personal life, experiences, or business, 2) A simple method for writing memoir / personal essays, and 3) the therapeutic effects of putting into writing life events.

This meeting is free and open to the public and will be held Wednesday, July 7th at 6:45 pm at the University Club of Winter Park as well as a Zoom webinar, which will also be recorded for future viewing and/or reviewing.

For more information contact Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com / 407-529-8539 / www.RickFeeney.com.

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Orlando FWA Meeting: Wednesday, July 7th at 6:45 pm with Guest speaker Larry Leech

Larry Leech

Let It All Hang Out

Come and Let It All Hang Out at the Orlando FWA meeting on Wednesday, July 7th from 6:45 to 8:00pm with our guest speaker Larry Leech, multi-talented author, ghostwriter, editor, and nationwide speaker. Leech suggests you, “Embrace your emotions and make your story come alive.” During the talk participants will learn: 1) Why emotion is needed to enhance a story. 2) How to touch the emotional button instead of punching the reader in the face. 3) Key words to describe emotion without using “felt.”

This special talk will take place in two formats: 1) Live at the University Club of Winter Park. 2) Zoom webinar accessed via the information listed below.

The meeting is free and open to the public. For more questions, please contact Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com or 407-529-8539 or www.RickFeeney.com.

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Reminder: FWA Meeting Tonight: Modern Passionate Prose

On Wednesday, June 2nd, AJ Robinson, author in multiple genres and an RPLA finalist will show you how to create the right sort of romance story that you’re comfortable with and will be a hit with your fans.

6:45 – 8:45 pm

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Reminder: Orlando FWA Meeting tonight May 5th at 7:00 pm.

Rik Feeney is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting:

Page to Stage. Read your Writing for Performance!

Topic: Rik Feeney: FWA ORLANDO Meeting
Time: Wednesday, May 5th at 7:00 pm.

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Orlando FWA Meeting – Wednesday, May 5th at 7:00 pm

Page to Stage. Read your Writing for Performance!

“No-one knows your words like you know your words! Why pay to give them away?” The most important question posed by our presenter, Jennifer Gregory at our next Orlando FWA Meeting held at the University Club of Winter Park Wednesday May 5th at 7:00 pm.

The top three things attendees will learn, 1) the importance of Pitch, Pace, and Pausing, 2) how to give your audience an inflection, 3) switching between narrative and character voices.

Gregory has over twenty-years’ coaching acting and performance talent to professional level, many of her students have gone on to perform in London’s West End theater district, and in film and television, to include starring alongside Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. Jennifer’s students have also enjoyed representation by top New York commercial agents and gained entry to renowned training programs such as AMDA conservatory in New York and RADA in London.

Special Note: This is the first time we will be back at the University Club since the beginning of the pandemic. Social distancing will be observed. Masks are mandatory – no exceptions. (Thanks for your understanding.) This meeting will also take place via Zoom webinar (see sign-in information below). The plan is to record the talk and make a replay available for those who are unable to attend online or in person.

This talk is free and open to the public. For more information contact Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com, or 407-529-8529, or www.RickFeeney.com.

Jennifer Gregory
Jennifer Gregory

Rik Feeney is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Rik Feeney: FWA ORLANDO Meeting
Time: Wednesday, May 5th at 7:00 pm.

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TONIGHT: Writing the Thriller!

SEVEN SECRETS TO WRITING THE THRILLER

Today’s thriller novels plunge the reader into an adrenaline-fueled world of non-stop action and intense conflict. Writing the thriller requires an understanding of the basic conventions of the genre necessary to keep readers on the edge of their seats. In this workshop, award-winning author Vic DiGenti (aka Parker Francis) reveals “Seven Secrets to Writing the Thriller.” During the one-hour presentation, Vic will discuss the seven essential elements of a thriller, identify the differences between mysteries and thrillers, and illustrate the best ways to add tension and conflict.

This meeting will be held via Zoom Wednesday, April 14th at 7:00 pm.

For more information contact Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com / www.RickFeeney.com / 407-529-8539.

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Topic: Orlando FWA Writers Group

Time: Apr 14, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Vic DiGenti
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Orlando FWA Meeting – Wednesday, April 14th at 7:00 pm – Writing the Thriller!

SEVEN SECRETS TO WRITING THE THRILLER

Today’s thriller novels plunge the reader into an adrenaline-fueled world of non-stop action and intense conflict. Writing the thriller requires an understanding of the basic conventions of the genre necessary to keep readers on the edge of their seats. In this workshop, award-winning author Vic DiGenti (aka Parker Francis) reveals “Seven Secrets to Writing the Thriller.” During the one-hour presentation, Vic will discuss the seven essential elements of a thriller, identify the differences between mysteries and thrillers, and illustrate the best ways to add tension and conflict.

This meeting will be held via Zoom Wednesday, April 14th at 7:00 pm.

Starting in May 2021 we can go back to meeting at the University Club although we will also broadcast on Zoom for those not comfortable meeting in groups.

For more information contact Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com / www.RickFeeney.com / 407-529-8539.

Vic DiGenti
Vic DiGenti

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Topic: Orlando FWA Writers Group

Time: Apr 14, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Reminder: Orlando FWA Meeting – Saturday, March 20 at 10:20 a.m. – Creative Writing Techniques

Reminder: Creative Techniques to Develop Story Ideas

Join book coach and author Rik Feeney this Saturday, March 20 at 10:30 a.m. as he shares ideas for making your book stand out from the crowd. His Zoom workshop, “Creative Techniques to Develop Story Ideas,” will explore ideas for giving your book a sense of uniqueness and driving your creativity. The meeting is a joint effort with Rik’s Orlando Area Writers Group and the Ponte Vedra FWA group but is free and open to all.

Doors to the meeting room will open at 10:20 a.m. Grab a cup of coffee and join us by clicking on the link below.

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Vic Digenti

FWA Regional Director

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Rik Feeney

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Author: Editing Basics for Authors and Self-Publishers

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Orlando FWA Mtg – Saturday, March 20th at 10:30 am – Creative Techniques to Develop Story Ideas with Rik Feeney.

Creative Techniques to Develop Story Ideas

What can you do to give your book some pizazz, a sense of uniqueness; literally make it stand out from the crowd? It has been said that “…there is nothing new under the sun. It has been already in the ages before us.” (Ecclesiastes 1:4-11). It is only the unique spin your imagination puts on the topic that will draw the reader’s interest.

The Orlando FWA meeting will be held on Saturday, March 20th at 10:30 a.m. in conjunction with the Ponte Vedra FWA hosted by Regional Director – Vic DiGenti.

In this talk, author, book coach, and speaker, Rik Feeney will show several creativity techniques you can use to kick your writing up a notch and make your books unique.  During the Q&A part of the talk, please share your ideas on creativity with other writers and authors.

The meeting is free and open to the public. If you have any questions, please contact Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com, 407-529-8539 or www.RickFeeney.com.

Topic: March 20, 2021 FWA Meeting

Time: Mar 20, 2021 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Orlando FWA Meeting – Wed., 02/10/21 @ 7pm

Audiobooks with ACX

Nancy J Cohen

Learn how to turn your book into an audiobook to raise your readership and appeal to a whole new audience of listeners Wednesday, February 10th at 7:00 pm with award-winning author and speaker Nancy J. Cohen.

Audiobooks are booming, and your book could be streaming into thousands of ears right now. Learn how to set up your book title on ACX, select a payment option, choose a narrator, proof your audio files, and promote your new audiobook. Tips on optimizing your novel for audio will also be covered in this informative workshop by award-winning author Nancy J. Cohen. You’ll be fully prepared to start producing your own audiobook with the choice that’s best for you.

This will be a Zoom webinar. Please use the link provided below to attend. This webinar is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com, 407-529-8539, or www.RickFeeney.com.

Rik Feeney & Nancy Quatrano are inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Orlando FWA – Nancy J Cohen – 02/10/21

Time: Feb 10, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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