Part of being a successful author is knowing not just how to write a compelling story, but writing one that checks all the boxes for your readers too!

If you fail to meet readers’ expectations within your genre, it doesn’t matter how much time and effort you’ve poured into your book, readers might not give you another chance.

For instance, romance readers want happy endings and readers of traditional mysteries don’t want graphic violence or sex.

In “Write for Your Readers: Give ‘em What They Want,” you’ll learn how to analyze readers’ expectations in your genre, and to apply what you learn to character development and plotting.

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Do you know
what your readers want?

In your efforts to write a story that’s meaningful and interesting, it’s deceptively easy to forget your audience. Readers come to your work with specific expectations. Fail to meet those expectations at your own peril!

Portrait of Jane Smiling over Event Details. Event Name: Write for Your Readers: Give 'em What They Want Event Date and Time: May 14, 2022 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time

Join me at my FREE virtual discussion:

Saturday, May 14th
at 1 p.m. Eastern Time

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Jane K Cleland is the author of the Agatha Award-winning Mastering Plot Twists and Mastering Suspense, Structure & Plot, from Writer’s Digest Books, now Penguin Putnam Random House, and the multiple award-winning and IMBA-bestselling Josie Prescott Antiques mysteries, from St. Martin’s Minotaur. Her short fiction has been published by Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.

She is also a contributing editor for Writer’s Digest magazine and the chair of the Black Orchid Novella Award sponsored by the Wolfe Pack and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.

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