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Children's Book Writers of Los Angeles (CBW-LA) Message Board › Upcoming Workshops & Events

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Nutschell Anne W.
nutschell
Group Organizer
Torrance, CA
Hello Fellow Scribblers!
It's already the 3rd month of the year. I hope you all have taken strides in your writing!
We have some upcoming events which will surely help you achieve your writing goals this year. I hope to see you all soon!
warm regards,
Nutschell

NOVEL WRITING BOOTCAMP
29 Mar 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
• El Segundo Library 111 W. Mariposa Ave, El Segundo CA 90245
To Register: http://www.cbw-la.org...­[/url]

You’ll learn about genre, word countand the various Elements of Fiction (theme, dialogue, etc). Most importantly, you’ll learn how to develop great characters, create exciting settings and plot your novel.
This Novel Writing Bootcamp will be particularly helpful if:

  • 1. You have an idea for a book but you have no idea how to even begin writing it.
  • 2. You are in the middle of writing your first draft and you’re not sure how your story should end or if your story arc is working.
  • 3. You are about to rewrite/revise your manuscript and you’re having trouble figuring out how to fix certain plot lines.



MIDDLE GRADE/YOUNG ADULT CRITIQUE SESSION
19 Apr 2014   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
* LA Public Library - Harbor Gateway Branch 24000 S. Western Ave., Harbor City, CA 90710
http://www.cbw-la.org/events?eventId=863052&EventViewMode=EventDetails­



WRITING DAY ANTHOLOGY: GET PUBLISHED THIS SUMMER WITH CBW-LA
31 May 2014 8:15 AM - 5:00P PM • Torrance Airport (Zamperini Field) Meeting Room 3301 Airport Drive, Torrance, CA 90505
To Register: http://www.cbw-la.org...­[/url]
Yes, you read that right. You WILL GET PUBLISHED THIS SUMMER!
Join your fellow writers on the road to publication for an intensive day of creative writing, and see your work published in the Story Sprouts Anthology this fall.
CBW-LA Founder and President Nutschell Windsor and Publications Editor Alana Garrigues will lead attendees on a whirlwind adventure through the writing process, complete with prompts, tips, games, time for reflection and revision ... along with food and socializing along the way! Nutschell's positive, organized and inspirational approach to working with writers has resulted in 60 glowing reviews on meetup.com.
This year's theme is VOICE! So get ready to learn techniques and writing exercises designed to help you find your writing voice and style and hone your writing skills.

By the end of the workshop, you will have a minimum of two pieces ready for publication in this year's CBW-LA Story Sprouts Anthology.
All writers will receive one complimentary print copy and one complimentary digital copy of the finished product - and additional print and digital copies will be available through Amazon and at future CBW-LA events! It will make a great stocking stuffer for your biggest writing fans on your holiday shopping list. Anticipated publication date Sept. 30, 2014.**

Members SAVE $30 if you register and pay online by April 1st! (Just $95 for a full day writing workshop, lunch and complimentary publication in an anthology!)


Non-Members SAVE $25 if you register and pay online by April 1st! (Just $110 for a full day writing workshop, lunch and complimentary publication in an anthology!)


Includes:

  • Full day writing workshop
  • Lunch, snacks and beverages throughout the day
  • 1 print copy of the finished anthology
  • 1 digital copy of the finished anthology
  • Professional editing, formatting & book design
  • Handouts, Workshop Materials & Swag
  • FREE door prizes
  • Inspiration and publication!
  • YOUR name and work in print!

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