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THIS MEETUP HAS GONE ONLINE WITH ZOOM. TO GET LOGIN INFO FOR THE MEETING, PLEASE WRITE [masked], AND YOUWILL BE SENT LOGIN INFO. THANK YOU! Our Creative Quills writing group continues to experiment with writers exercises and work on our writing projects including books and short stories. Do you need a jump-start? Do you need to get over writer's block? Do you need people who understand? Do you need safe Beta-readers? Have you always wanted to write a book? Come get started with us! We have fun and are a safe and friendly group to begin and/or continue your writing. Come get some inspiration, and join the fun! We really do have a ball! This event is FREE. • What to bring a laptop or just paper on which to write and a pen or pencil • Important to know
Canadian Valley Technical Center
This class will not only help you finish your book but will help you write a query letter and prepare the manuscript for publication. Want to self-publish? We teach that, too! Make an e-book? Yes! Create a website or blog? Yup. Help add to your writer resume? We cover everything while saving you from committing flubs that could cost you money! Learn the secrets of the publishing industry, so you don't get taken! 8 week class from 6-9pm. If necessary, this class may end up going online, if COVID-19 presents us from being in the classroom. Class is $89 for 8 weeks. Veterans, senior citizens, & students receive major discounts. Call[masked]. THIS CLASS CAN BE TAKEN ONLINE! Also, you can be from anywhere in the USA to take the class.
SCBWIOK are a vibrant community of “Creatives” learning the unique craft of writing and illustrating for children and teens.
They are lucky to have a Regional Advisor Emeritus, Anna Myers and an amazing Leadership Team.
This is NOT a Creative Quills event but if you are a children's book writer or illustrator, you need to join this group! Contact them at [masked] to see how you can visit.
Canadian Valley Technical Center
Purpose of the Course
In this course, students take the plans they created from the previous semester and actually complete those plans by finishing and editing their books, preparing the manuscript for submission, submitting manuscripts, completing biographies, query letters, and press releases as well as putting marketing plans in action. We will also create full marketing kits, websites, create blogs, and set up events. This class is a workshop. This class is meant to be a follow up from Class I, where we implement steps to get the book published, promoted, and sold. As such, each student may be at a different place in their work. We will work with each student where they need help to move them towards accomplishment. Computers will be used in the classroom.
Specific Objectives Here are the specific objectives of this course. This class is a workshop; we do the work within the class.
Help students edit and perfect their book projects for submission.
Implement the publishing plan.
Create marketing plans and carry out specific projects, such as website and blog creation.
Implement promotion strategies such as public speaking and/or other passive marketing.
Complete their marketing and promotion kit.
Schedule and create events.
Text & Other Items Writer’s Market 2017 The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published (ISBN:[masked], Writer’s Digest, $29.99) by Robert Lee Brewer, various magazines. Flash drive.