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June 2019

Touring Today’s Publishing Options

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Chris Register $30 Members | $32.50 Nonmembers Saturday, 6/1/19 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Getting published has never been easy, but once upon a time the protocol was at least straightforward: writers would search (and search, and search) for a literary agent willing to introduce their work into an otherwise impenetrable industry. Of course, times have changed. While the traditional approach continues to work well for many authors, an ever-expanding universe of publishing options has made ‘straightforward' a thing of the…

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Navigating Self-Publishing Using Amazon KDP

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: John Nicolay $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Wednesday, 6/12/19 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm This seminar takes the student through the process of using Amazon’s “Kindle Direct Print” for publishing any project as a softcover book. We will discuss each element of the process, starting with formatting the “to-be” work so that KDP remains happy. John Nicolay is a professor in The Graduate School, University of Maryland. He is an officer with the Blue Ridge Writers, and a…

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Writing for Magazines

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Bill Glose $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 6/15/19 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm In this workshop, Bill Glose shares his own roadmap to successful publication to show how to break in at magazines and keep landing assignments after you’ve kicked the door down. You will learn the basics of querying, the three stages of the interview, editorial timelines and relationships, and the art of narrative non-fiction as it applies to both essays and articles. Bill Glose is the author…

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Plan Your Writing Year

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 10, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Jody Hesler $94.50 Members | $105 Nonmembers FOUR Wednesdays, 6/19/19 – 7/10/19 | 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Let’s make the most of summer’s lull to plan our writing year. This class is meant for writers who want to deepen their commitment to their work in any genre. We will share strategies for keeping up our stamina in the face of daily distractions and disappointments, for writing when the Muse seems to be sleeping, for drafting and for revising…

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