Monday, March 25, 2013

100 Fiction Tips That Beat Rejections!

This Friday (Starting at 9:00pm EST) I am doing something a little different.

I will have a two-hour online session.

100 Fiction Tips That Beat Rejections! Then I will spend the rest of the time answering any writing questions you throw at me.

The cost is on $20.00!

Pay via link below with credit or debit cards, PayPal, etc.:

Hope to see you there!

Michael Knost

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Do you live near Morgantown, West Virginia?

I know it would be a stretch of a drive for many of you (especially those of you in Australia, United Kingdom, and Thailand), but I will be teaching a workshop there on the 30th! - Michael

The following is an announcement from the Morgantown Poets group:

Award-winning editor Michael Knost will be hosting a writing workshop for Morgantown Poets on Saturday March 30 from 3-5pm at Monongalia Arts Center (MAC). The topic is plot development and story construction. Writers of all levels of experience are invited to attend.

The workshop costs $20. Checks, money orders (payable to Monongalia Art Center), and credit cards are accepted the day of the event; pre-registration is strongly encouraged. To reserve a seat in the workshop, contact facilitator Scott Emerson at

Michael Knost is a Bram Stoker Award-winning author, editor, and columnist of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and supernatural thrillers. He has written many books in various genres, helmed anthologies such as the Legends of the Mountain State series and co-edited Redneck Zombies from Outer Space with Jonathan Maberry. His Writers Workshop of Horror won the Black Quill and Bram Stoker Awards for superior achievement in nonfiction. He edited the critically acclaimed Writers Workshop of Science Fiction & Fantasy in early 2013—a writer's guide with works by Neil Gaiman, Orson Scott Card, Ursula K. Le Guin, and many others. He has served as ghostwriter for several projects with the Discovery Channel and Lionsgate Media. He has several books in the process, including a
Mothman novel. To find out more, visit

Public parking is available near the MAC in the parking garage at the corner of Pleasant and Chestnut Streets and at the city lot behind 142 High Street (enter off Spruce). The MAC is accessible to individuals with special mobility requirements; schedule ahead at least two days prior to the event by calling 304-292-3325, or write to