FOLD Academy Webinars - The FOLD


FOLD Academy is a free monthly webinar series for writers developing their craft.


How to Take Part

Webinars are held on the second Saturday of the month at 12pm EST and can be accessed wherever there is internet access. Registration is open for upcoming events. Past webinars are also available for viewing.

The 2019/2020 season of FOLD Academy is sponsored by Harlequin Books.

Upcoming Webinars

A young Black man with a goatee. White text spells out WRITING YOUR OWN STORY WITH BEN PHILIPPE

Writing Your Own Story with Ben Philippe

March 7, 2020 12:00 pm


The first source of inspiration for a story is ourselves. Everyone has a story to tell and that story, by extension, often looks like us. Being able to look at our life and tap into the emotions that drive us and frame past experiences, current dynamics through the prism of “Protagonist’, “obstacle”, “Rival” “Want” can help us start to write these self-inspired tales and find worth in our own experiences.


Past Webinars

Tips and Tricks for Writing Nonfiction with Alicia Elliott

January 11, 2020 2:00 pm


How do you craft nonfiction that’s compelling and crucial? By using many of the same tools we use for fiction, like scene, setting, and dialogue. Don’t miss this crucial webinar from Haudenosaunee writer Alicia Elliott, one of the most exciting writers working in nonfiction today.

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Writing Romance with Donna Hill

February 8, 2020 12:00 pm


It’s one of the hottest genres out there–and it requires a skill and finesse all its own. How do you go about crafting an engaging, entertaining romance? Join author Donna Hill at our February FOLD Academy session–just in time for Valentine’s Day!–as she guides us through what it takes to write compelling, entertaining romance that sizzles.

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