How to join our Zoom chat (Wednesdays 8 pm EST)

(1) How to connect:

The easiest way to connect is through the following URL:
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Alternatively, you can use the following information to connect manually:
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Password: 742930

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Meeting ID: 879 9294 1771
Password: 742930
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(2) This is a webinar. To keep the screen uncluttered and to facilitate the panel discussion, attendees can see and hear and chat, but will not directly be able to speak to the panelists.

(3) Please use the Q&A feature to ask questions.

(4) Finally, if you have any problems, feel free to shoot an email to Chris Weuve, who is helping on the technical end of things. He can be reached at “” Please include “POCONO ZOOM” in the subject line.

Previous Zoom Chats

“Finding a Home for Your Story” with author Sarah Pinsker (10/28/20)

“Overcoming Story Implausibility” with writer Kathryn Craft (10/14/20)

“Writing for plays (and comic strips)” with writer Pab Sungenis (9/30/20)

“Facing the Public” with authors and actors Teel James Glenn and Keith Strunk (9/16/20)

“Writing for Themed Anthologies” with Randee Dawn and Keith DeCandido (9/2/20)

“Crossing Genres” with Megan Erickson (8/19/20)

“Historical research for your novel” with Walter Hunt (7/15/20)

“Inserting Romance into your Story” with Gail Z. Martin and L. Penelope (7/1/20)

“Writing the Young Adult Novel” with Jon McGoran (6/17/20)

“The Independent Publisher” with author and publisher John Hartness (6/10/20)

“Writing for Graphic Novels and Comics” with writers Peter David and Mark Waid (6/3/20)

“So You Want to Self Publish?” with authors and publishers Danielle Ackley-McPhail and Mike McPhail (5/27/20)

“Inserting Social Issues Into Your Fiction” with Megan Mackie and Hildy Silverman (5/20/20):

“Ask Me Anything” with Jonathan Maberry (5/12/20):

“What Editors Want” with Ian Randal Strock and Alex Shvartsman (5/6/20):