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11/17 Book Publishing 1-2-3: From the Writer’s Fingers to the Readers’ Hands with Laurie Gibson

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 11/17 Book Publishing 1-2-3: From the Writer’s Fingers to the Readers’ Hands with Laurie Gibson

Sprinkled with stories and insider tips (for example, how to connect with literary agents), this program is designed to both empower and inspire writers of all levels. We’ll start with a peek at today’s dynamic book business, including the pros and cons of traditional, electronic, and self-publishing. Then we’ll share suggestions to help writers refine their craft, followed by practical ideas for getting published and promoting books. Both novice and experienced...

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03/22 Low Cost Ways to Promote Your Creative Project with Janene Roberts

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 03/22 Low Cost Ways to Promote Your Creative Project with Janene Roberts

Not a lot of money to promote your creative projects? That’s OK! How can you get exposure for your writing project when there are so many books, online resources and blogs out there?  Do you have the challenge of a non-existent promotion budget or a very small amount of funds to work with? You can create exposure and awareness for your masterpiece if you’re willing to take the steps and time to overcome these challenges. This class will discuss action steps you...

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Media Arts Center SD Master Screenwriting Class with Josefina Lopez (SDWI Members, 25% Off!)

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Media Arts Center SD Master Screenwriting Class with Josefina Lopez (SDWI Members, 25% Off!)

On November 9th, from 11am-1pm Josefina Lopez, the award-winning screenwriter of Real Women Have Curves will be teaching a Master Screenwriting Class. The class will include her secrets to writing a powerful and emotional story, as well as the basic fundamentals of screenwriting. Also she will reveal how both aspiring and more experienced writers can tap into their souls to discover their message. Interested individuals may register at the following...

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11/30 Learning Plot from The Masters with Marni Freedman

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 11/30 Learning Plot from The Masters with Marni Freedman

Plotting a novel, memoir or screenplay can be a daunting task.  But it need not be!  I am so excited to present this new approach to plotting to writers of all levels. This fun, interactive workshop takes the mystery out of plotting by relying on hundreds of years of collected wisdom on the dramatic structure. This workshop will teach you easy-to-understand-and-apply plot basics and templates from Aristotle to Freytag, to Joseph Campbell to The Plot Whisperer. ...

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11/23 Brown Bag 20th Anniversary Reading and Zine Creation

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in Archived Events, Events | Comments Off on 11/23 Brown Bag 20th Anniversary Reading and Zine Creation

Brown Bag 20th Anniversary Reading & Community Zine Creation Come listen to Brown Bag writers share their impromptu pieces and celebrate 20 years of writing prompts.  Everyone is welcome to come (no reservation needed–just come!) but if you want to participate (read, provide a piece for the zine) we encourage you to RSVP. Bring an original Brown Bag piece, written sometime over the last 20 years of the group to read aloud, open mic-style (3-minutes limit)....

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