Here is an event I have found to help writers and all proceeds go to help out 826 Valencia.
You must register for this event thru the link at the bottom of the announcement.
Publish happy! Gain a better understanding of how to achieve your writing and publishing goals in one day at Pubcamp.
Could you use book publishing guidance? Excellent! We're here to help.
To celebrate the launch of Writer.ly, a marketplace where you can hire publishing help, we invite you to attend our first ever PubCamp in San Francisco on May 18th!
Learn how to become an “Authorpreneur,” exploring all the nuts and bolts of self publishing. We’ll cover everything from writing and editing your masterpiece, to building your author platform and throwing an amazing book release party.
>> Register for PubCamp now!
Come for one session, or participate in them! We’re providing lunch as well.
All proceeds benefit 826 Valencia.
Writing from the heart and finding your passion - Successful Writer's Life
Geraldine Solon, bestselling author >> Details
11:00 amSession 1:
You're not here to make friends: Social Media Strategy for Authors
Maria Diaz, Social Media Senior Manager at SocialChorus >> Details
11:50 amSession 2:
Blogger Outreach for Authors: How to get reviews, build partnerships, and tell the world about your book
Murray Newlands, online marketing consultant >> Details
12:40 pmLunch provided by Writer.ly (Whoo-hoo!)
1:20 pmSession 3:
Working with Freelance Editors
Jordan Rosenfeld, freelance editor >> Details
2:10 pmSession 4:
How to Throw an Amazing DIY Book Release Party
Scott James, author and Writer.ly SFO Community Manager >> Details3:00 pmClosing discussion led by Kelsye Nelson, CEP and co-founder of Writer.ly
Sound good? >> Register now at Brown Paper Tickets!
As a bonus there will be a free networking event, a happy hour at Jamber: http://bit.ly/writerly-party
Writer.ly will be buying some drinks for the people who come to the happy hour on May 16th.