Upcoming Schedule

(To watch videos of the previous Zoom Chats, scroll to the bottom of this page) 

June 3: “Writing for Graphic Novels” with authors Peter David and Mark Waid

June 10: “Independent Publishers” with author and publisher John Hartness

June 17: “Writing the Young Adult Novel” with author Jon McGoran

June 24: “Crossing Genres” with author Megan Erickson 

July 22: “How to Overcome Story Implausibility” with Kathryn Craft

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

(1) How to connect:

The easiest way to connect is through the following URL:

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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) To automagically add all of this information to your calendar, please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

(5) 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 “caw@kentaurus.com.” Please include “POCONO ZOOM” in the subject line.

Previous Zoom Chats

“So You Want to Self Publish?” with authors and publishers Danielle Ackley-McPhail and Mike McPhail

“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):