12/01 All About Agents and Publishing with Marni Freedman

Date: Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 Time: 10:30 am - 1:30 pm Number of sessions:  Members: $45 Nonmembers: $54 Location: Ink Spot, 710 13th St., Studio 210, San Diego, CA 92101
All about Agents and Publishing

We all know that the publishing industry is in a state of rapid change.  If you are wondering how to keep up with current trends or would like to know the best ways to approach an agent in today’s market, then this workshop is for you!
All about Agents and Publishing workshop will cover:
  • Options for publishing
  • Platform building
  • Social media
  • E-books
  • Finding resources online
  • Locating the right agent
  • The role of an agent
  • How to identify the wrong agent
  • Hot query letters

Marni Freedman is a produced, published and award winning writer.  After graduating as an award winning student from the USC School of Filmic Writing, Marni began her career with her play, “Two Goldsteins on Acid,” which was produced in Los Angeles.  She worked as a script doctor for Fox Searchlight, Disney, and other film companies and worked as a script agent for the Mary Sue Seymour Agency.  One of her plays was made into a film, “Playing Mona Lisa,” and was produced by Disney. She has published articles in several magazines and online sites, worked as a ghost writer for a “how to” book series and is currently in demand as a book editor and script doctor.  Currently, around San Diego, you can find Marni teaching writing workshops at San Diego Writers Ink, UCSD Extension and running the popular San Diego Screenwriter’s group, The Writer’s Circle.

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