Professional Communication for Authors
Thursday, July 14, 6:30 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT
Hsted by The Writers Center. $50.00.
From query letters to follow up emails, from fielding requests from bloggers to raising concerns with an agent, the life of an author or illustrator is filled with communication – and your ability to express yourself clearly and professionally has a huge impact on your career. In this session, we’ll cover best practices for communicating professionally in a digital world, including writing effective query and cover letters, following up on submissions, dealing with emotionally charged topics, communicating with publishing professionals, bloggers, fans, and peers, and how to stand up for yourself in writing without being a jerk. Register now.
Formatting Your Manuscript for Submission
Thursday, July 21, 6:30 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT
Hosted by The Writers Center. $50.00.
Fonts and headers and page breaks, oh my! Join us for a visual guide to all the nitty-gritty details of how to format your manuscript for submission using Microsoft Word. We’ll go over best practices for submissions, as well as how-tos for creating headers and footers, inserting page numbers, setting font and line spacing, and more. Register now.