Elizabeth Boyle


Elizabeth Boyle, a former pirate hunter for Bill Gates, began by writing what she loved to read:  romance novels.  Since her first book was published in 1996, she’s won the RWA RITA award, two Romantic Times’ Reviewer’s Choice awards, written 21 more novels, and made both the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists.  She resides in Seattle with her husband and two sons, or “heroes in training” as she likes to call them. 


SiWC Workshops

Friday 10:30am

Take your idea for a romance novel and put it to the test in this fast-paced, hands-on exploration of plotting a romance novel. You'll use theme, characters, and conflict to build the plot of your story. While romance specific, this workshop will examine the elemental parts of any great story and how to use them to build a compelling novel. Come ready to work.

Friday 3:30pm
Saturday 1:30pm

Writing a romance or any novel that explores relationships requires an understanding of the deep subtext that is sexual tension. By exploring the process of sexual attraction and tension, participants will learn how to use the attraction between their characters as another layer to their plot and how it adds an emotional payoff for the reader.