Free Writing Workshop - Video
Next Workshop September 2024

Organize your story. Track character development, narrative arc, subtext, and scene balance in a free, easy to use worksheet. This 15 minute workshop allows you to see both the micro and macro view of your story, allowing a full view of your work that allows you to adjust scenes as needed.

Click here to download the free Build Worksheet

Click here to watch the free workshop

The full version (on sale for 2.99!) of the Build workshop, with a deep dive into connecting the core aspects of the spreadsheet to the four most common components of your story.

This full version includes the complete workshop, with clear explanations and examples of plot, action, exposition, and character internals.

Note- If you're a Patreon subscriber, a link to the full workshop is on the Patreon page here.

Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 10:00 am pst.  Cost is 5.00.  Via Zoom.

Join Pamela Zero and your peers in a two hour workshop focused on line editing participants' work. We'll start off with editing one piece but will move to another one if time permits. The workshop is two hours long, so how many we get to will be mostly determined by the length of the submissions.

Feedback is incredibly useful. I'm looking forward to seeing your work.

Join Pamela as she goes over Show, not Tell in a clear, usable way. Learn when to apply Show, not Tell and exactly how to integrate character internals into your story.

Reader immersion is key to the success of your writing, and making sure to engage your reader deeply in your story makes a world of difference.

This free full length version of her Angle workshop is available on a limited basis.

Pamela Zero offers workshops and lessons in both fiction and non-fiction writing.  Check back for when the following workshops are offered again.


Amazon self-publishing is a fantastic way to get your work out into the world. This two hour workshop focuses on the steps needed to publish your work, including paperback, hardback, and subscription models.

You'll receive the following:

  • A checklist detailing each step and what you'll need.
  • A copy of the workshop recording to review the information
  • Access to the workshop Discord channel to ask questions going forward.



This 90 minute workshop gives you the tools to build a viable environment for your story to live within. From cities to planets, define your core aesthetic, spacial ground rules, relevant character/environment interactions, and key words and phrases to use when describing your world to your reader.

  • Establish naming conventions
  • Determine travel time formulas
  • Fine tune your environmental sub-text

Join your peers in a deep dive into building worlds.


You need four things to write.
Permission, time, energy, and an idea.

Join Pamela and your peers in a ninety minute workshop focusing on creating and defining your own four building blocks for writing.

This workshop will give you the tools you need to move forward as a writer by defining which areas you need to shore up and which areas are already solid.




This 2 hour workshop takes a hard look at your characters. Motives, habits, relationships, internal drivers, external triggers - everything that generates and advances your character arcs.

  • Define character drivers
  • Lock in sub-text
  • Map cause & effect

Bring your existing characters or build one during the workshop.



This 1 hour workshop is all about your next steps as a writer.  What moves you forward? What are your success patterns? And what specific actions will take you to your next level in writing?
There's no better expert than you when it comes to figuring out what makes you tick. Bridges is all about identifying your winning habits and what works best for you.  Come join me, Pamela Zero, and other writers as we create concrete, doable next steps to take us onward on our writing journeys.

  • Focus
    Learn how to bridge the gap between what you have already written and what you actually want to convey. This workshop takes a deep dive into your scene structure, allowing you to focus on moving your characters, plot, and exposition in an organized way.

    Learn specific tools that will allow you to include everything needed in each scene, including actions, writer sub-text, and character motivations. Be able to move scenes around easily as you work with your final edit. A great step between first and second drafts.



A 3 hour workshop that focuses on the structure of short stories. Learn how to write them, including how to develop characters, what steps to take to immerse your reader quickly, how to make your reader care about your characters, and how to craft the perfect ending.

Bring one of your existing stories (under 3,000 words) and be prepared to write the outline of a new story during the workshop. We'll also discuss ways to get your story out in the world including recommendations for short story contests that fit your genre.

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