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Workshops

Professional Submission Strategies, Tools, & Tips for Writers of Color begins August 12th

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In a safe, supportive community catering to writers of color, learn how to plan a submissions strategy, create a plan of attack for your work, research markets, and locate the ones that are the best fits for your writing.

 

It's time to set aside the bevy of excuses about why you're not sending your work out to journals, newspapers, magazines, and contests. In this boot camp-style workshop, you'll learn how to plan a submissions strategy create a plan of attack for your work, and learn how to research markets and locate the ones that are the best fits for your writing. Then we will focus on submitting short stories, articles, poems, essays, novel excerpts, and/or creative nonfiction pieces to over 15 markets. In a safe, supportive community, you'll begin by learning proper submission etiquette and protocol, avoiding pitfalls that mark you as an amateur and get your submission tossed onto the "No" pile—before editors have even read it.

 

*Learn where to locate legitimate, respectable markets
*Become proficient in navigating the publication landscape
*Get practical tips on formatting submissions that look professional
*Find out what the most popular submission platforms are and how they make your life easier
*Write your author bio
*Create a Research Collection Sheet to identify individualized markets
*Submit short stories, articles, poems, essays, novel excerpts, and/or creative nonfiction pieces to over 15 markets.

 

Enrollment is limited for this class. 

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