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Please send all workshop inquiries to LaQuette at


Publishing Fitness

(Duration: 1 hr)

Choosing the right publisher to partner with can make all the difference between becoming a rising star, a one-hit-wonder, or worse, the author no one knows about. Join LaQuette for a chat on the finer points of selecting the right publisher for you and your publishing needs—including making the decision to choose no publisher at all.


Let’s Talk About Sex

(Duration: 1.5-2 hrs)

Struggling with writing believable sex scenes? This is the workshop for you.  Learn how to create emotional, concrete, believable sex scenes and weave them seamlessly into your storyline (NSFW).


Critical Lens

(Duration: 3.5 hrs [in person] or 3-4 wks [online]

Writing outside of your personal, generational, or cultural experience can be a treacherous road to travel for today's author.  Even with the best intentions, it's easy to create problematic or harmful content when you're unaware of what you don't know. Learn how to use literary criticism to view your work through an alternative lens.  By using literary frameworks, you can gain insight into alternative perspectives that can help you identify and eliminate problematic and harmful content before you publish.


Outreach, Investment, & Correction

(Duration: 1-1.5 hrs)

If your chapter struggles to recruit and or retain POC membership, you may be experiencing difficulty with the three vital areas of recruitment: Outreach, Investment, & Correction.   Join LaQuette, former president of RWANYC (one of the most diverse chapters in RWA), to discover how to promote diversity within your chapter.


Email LaQuette at for inquiries.

Presenter's Educational Background:

Master of Arts in English Literature

Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing

Advanced Certificate: Grades 6-12 English Education

Associate in Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy

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