C. S. Lakin is a writing coach, copyeditor, and author of more than thirty books (traditionally and indie published). She works with thousands of writers in six continents and does more than two hundred manuscript critiques a year. Her award-winning blog, Live Write Thrive, has more than one million words of instruction for writers. Her online school, Writing for Life Workshops at cslakin.teachable.com, offers courses for fiction writers seeking to improve their craft and write well-structured, unforgettable novels and short stories. C. S. (Susanne) is the fiction track coordinator for the SF Writers’ Conference and she also teaches workshops and master classes both in person and online.