2017-09/17 From Word to Kindle Direct Publishing with Daniel Primbs

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Blogging, Computer Software, and Technology, Classes, Events, Getting Started | Comments Off on 2017-09/17 From Word to Kindle Direct Publishing with Daniel Primbs

Amazon is the world’s largest e-book retailer. Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) allows you to publish an e-book by uploading a Word manuscript to KDP’s website. However, your Word document must be properly formatted to convert to an Kindle e-book that will meet industry standards. Learn how to format your Word manuscript so it will convert to an e-book with paragraph styling, page breaks at the end of chapters, and a functioning table of...

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2017-09/17 Outlining your non-fiction book with Cathy Scott

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Classes, Events, Getting Started, Nonfiction | Comments Off on 2017-09/17 Outlining your non-fiction book with Cathy Scott

This how-to workshop walks you through the steps to create and develop an outline as building blocks for your non-fiction book. Once you outline or plot your book, the ideas will flow. Cathy Scott, a Los Angeles Times bestselling author, investigative journalist and blogger for Psychology Today, has written 11 books. Her work has appeared in New York Times Magazine, New York Post,George magazine, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, San Diego...

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2017-09/08 to 09/10 Fall for Writing Conference

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Classes, Creativity and Journaling, Editing and Proofreading, Events, Fiction, Getting Started, Kids/Teens, Memoir, Nonfiction, Poetry, Publishing Business, Readings & Special Events, Short Story and Flash | Comments Off on 2017-09/08 to 09/10 Fall for Writing Conference

REGISTRATION OPEN:  purchase pre-registration tickets for whole event (excluding special pitch/consult sessions) using buttons above (you will be asked which sessions to help us plan but can change your mind later).  If you wish to purchase just a few sessions, click on links in class names below to just register for that session. This will be a great weekend to immerse yourself in your writing, make real progress towards your goals, learn new skills, and get the...

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2017-08/13 Free Table Reading of Jeff Thurman’s Screenplay “A Distant Kiss”

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 2017-08/13 Free Table Reading of Jeff Thurman’s Screenplay “A Distant Kiss”

Join us around the table to read submitted scripts that have been ProudMouse Approved. Bring your laptop, tablet, or smartphone with you to save the trees 😉 At this gathering we will be enjoying Jeff Thurman’s screenplay “A Distant Kiss” Wine and chesse will be served. This event is FREE, but donations are always welcome!   Brought to you by Proud Mouse FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/839318042911440

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2017-08/01 FREE Intro to Writing a One-Person Show with Brenda Adelman

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 2017-08/01 FREE Intro to Writing a One-Person Show with Brenda Adelman

This FREE intro has been moved to a new date! Brenda offers a 4-week workshop on this topic but first, she’ll give a FREE introductory lesson on the one-person show. Actors need to express themselves. The one-person show format puts the control into the performers hands. No waiting to be cast. No more being a background player in your life.  Instead your story, your message and your talent put you center stage. This is a class where we’ll begin to identify...

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