March 16, 12:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. at Georgia State University: Perimeter College – Dunwoody Campus, 2101 Womack Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338, Building N-C auditorium and café. (If you’re not on our mailing list, use the form here to add yourself so you will get any updates about this meeting.)

This meeting may be recorded; if so, the recording link will be shared in the following month’s eQuill newsletter.

 

12:45-1:30 p.m. Nosh and Networking Mixer for members and first-time visitors in the café

  • Please arrive for our March meeting by 12:45 so you can check in, and then join everyone at our genre tables for a meet and greet opportunity to build your network and make new friends.

 

1:30-1:45 p.m. AWC announcements and upcoming events with AWC President Jill Evans

 

1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Speaker #1 – Brandon McNulty: Writing the Perfect Scene

Brandon McNulty grew up loving monsters, demons, and the thrill of a great scare. Now he writes suspense, horror, and other dark fiction. He is the author of Bad Parts and Entry Wounds, and his short fiction has appeared on the No Sleep Podcast. He runs a popular YouTube writing channel called Writer Brandon McNulty.

In “Writing the Perfect Scene,” Brandon will discuss the all-important building blocks of story: scenes. This talk will explore the different types of scenes, how to structure them, and how to deliver emotional impact through story events. He will also address some of the main mistakes writers make when writing scenes.

 

2:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Book signing for Brandon McNulty

 

 

 

 

3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Speaker #2 – Pamela Terry: What Is a Southern Writer?

A lifelong southerner, Pamela Terry learned the power of storytelling at a very early age. For the past decade, Terry has been the author of the internationally popular blog From the House of Edward, which was named one of the top ten home blogs of the year by The Telegraph. She lives in Smyrna, Georgia, with her songwriter husband, Pat, and their two dogs, Andrew and George. She travels to the Scottish Highlands as frequently as possible.

 

4:15-5:00 p.m. Book signing for Pamela Terry