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Getting Your Work Out There: Tips for Unpublished Writers
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
KSW's space180, 180 capp street, @ 17th street, SF 94110
Moving one’s writing from personal to published can be overwhelming to first time writers. With the number of writers increasing and the number of readers decreasing, the realities of the publishing world have made it harder for writers to get their work out there. This seminar will address the challenges that undiscovered writers face today, as well as tips on how to get one’s work out there. While this seminar won’t guarantee a writer’s launch onto the best seller’s list, it will provide basic tips for understanding the system. Topics that will be addressed: 1. Fiction vs. Nonfiction 2. The importance of Literary Journals 3. Magazines 5. Maximizing opportunities through using Technology 6. Community 7. Finding an agent 8. Small vs. large publishing houses 9. Keeping track of work sent out Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 Time: 7 - 9PM Location: KSW's space180, 180 capp street, @ 17th street, SF Cost: $25 registration fee, regular; $20 for KSW members Workshop is capped at 20 registrants; first come, first serve basis. To register with credit card, please click on one of the buttons below. To register by check, please send a check or money order for full amount to KSW, 180 capp street #5, san francisco, ca 94110, and include your full name and contact info: General workshop registration (non-KSW members): KSW member workshop registration: contact Samantha Chanse at 415.503.0520 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. About Chellis Ying Chellis Ying is the v-p Marketing for China Books. Her nonfiction has appeared in Publishers Weekly, SF Bay Guardian, SomaLit, and Best Travel Writing 2005. Her fiction has appeared in the Wild River Review and Driftwood Literary Journal. The Amy Rennert Agency will represent her memoir, The Nerve, and short story collection, Good and Dutiful. For more information, refer to www.chellisying.com.
Added to the calendar on Fri, Jan 11, 2008 5:05PM