Invented Languages, Invented Worlds Which comes first—the drive to tell stories in an imaginative, speculative world with deep attention paid to detail and culture? or the nuanced call to make a language from sound inventory to idiom and then create the people who will tell stories in it? Join us to Discuss! Note: Call for […]
Zotero is a free tool that collects and organizes your sources; creates, modifies, and sorts your citations; and speeds up your entire research process through automation and organization. Even if you’re using Zotero to some degree, I guarantee there are more ways you can use it to make your work more efficient and tidy. Come […]
In our stories, how can we make sure that important characters have distinctive voices? On November 4th, Sparrow F. Alden will look at diction and syntax as two of the many variables to consider. Please Register here for the zoom discussion on Friday, November 4th at 6pm Eastern. The cost of the workshop is $30 […]
Welcome to Florida, friends! Leadership “A successful leader often combines courage, resolve, intelligence, intuition, persuasion, and physical ability. Often these qualities are accompanied by pride, entitlement, impetuousness, and a “fatal flaw” — yet a leader is also called to demonstrate humility, self-sacrifice, and regard for others. It’s a tall order. How are these qualities brought […]
Join us for a party of special magnificence! We invite you to join us as we gather to celebrate the last episode of Season 1 of The Rings of Power with much fellowship and fun. This event is limited to in person attendance only due to the nature of the
Signum Academy’s Writer’s Club invites you to our Hobbit Day celebration! Hobbit Day is on September 22, the date of that most memorable birthday party, and the shared birthdays of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, and Signum Academy invites you to our Hobbit Day celebration, where you can experience a taste of the instruction and knowledge […]
The Wordsmiths of the Writer’s Forge bring you the first in a short series of Tools for the Toolbox. Friday the 16th at 6pm Eastern, The Shape of Story. Plenty of folks will tell you they have the One True Method of plotting out a story. But what if each form is valid and strong […]
Join us on September 5th at 7pm ET for a Thesis Theater to explore issues that concern us today, and were ahead of their time in Tolkien’s writings.