The Plot and Sub-Plots Connection (10:00 – 12:00): No matter what your word count, subplots help create a rich, multi-dimensional world for your reader to escape to. In this workshop, using interactive exercises, RITA-winning and Bestselling Author Molly O’Keefe will help you figure out how to build subplots that will in turn create drama and conflict for your romantic plot and enrich the reader’s experience.

Writing Sex and Writing it Well (2:00 – 4:00): Successful sex scenes are about more than just sex and since they are a key ingredient for romance novels — authors need to figure out how to use them to their best advantage. No matter what heat level you write, this workshop will give writers tips for keeping the sexual tension and sex scenes character-driven, conflicted and satisfying.