Cynthia L Simmons has five grown children and resides in Atlanta. A Bible teacher and former homeschool mother, she writes for Leading Hearts Magazine, served as past president of Christian Authors Guild and directs Atlanta Christian Writing Conference. “Cyndi” is fond of history and offers younger ladies the elegance of God’s wisdom. She also hosts Heart of the Matter Radio.
- I Don’t Know: How to Research – It’s easy to write what you know about, but don’t stop there. Cynthia demonstrates proper use of the internet and library so you have facts to back up your material.
- Critiques 101 – Most of us fear the work critique because we realize it involves criticism. But as writers, we need to know if our words communicate what we intended. We need feedback. Cynthia shares ways to have a critique group that is positive and encouraging.
- Using Fiction Techniques in Nonfiction – Americans won’t tolerate boring material because they are used to entertainment. This class shows ways to use story telling techniques to spice up your nonfiction.
- Who’s Speaking: Understanding and Using POV – Writers often find point of view challenging, but POV can give the author numerous techniques for communicating. Cynthia explains various first, second, and third point of view and shows how each type can be used.