Friday 11:30 am
Friday, June 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Websites for Writers Part 1 (Mechanics)
Instructor: Rhonda Dragomir
In this first class on website building, Rhonda will teach the rudiments of building a website, focusing upon these topics, among others: Why writers need websites; technical terminology; choosing a web hosting company and pitfalls to avoid; choosing a URL and setting up email; choosing and using website building software; and organizing navigation. This class is for website novices—those who do not yet have a website, or who have no idea how to begin building one.
Writing Christian Nonfiction for Children
Instructor: Tama Fortner
Bestselling children’s author Tama Fortner will provide an overview of writing for the Christian children’s market. Topics covered will include distinguishing between the various types of children’s nonfiction, finding your topic and your voice, and writing to your audience.
WEBMASTER NOTE: The third handout below (Essential Resources) was not available during the live seminar. Please excuse the error. It is available now – a list Tama created of essential resources on this topic.
Writing Diverse Characters
Instructor: Toni Shiloh
Our writing should reflect the diversity around us. In this session we will discuss why representation matters and delve into the transformative power of reading diverse fiction. You’ll learn how to write characters of differing ethnic backgrounds and celebrate your characters’ uniqueness without falling into stereotypes.
Caution: it is a very large file and might take a little time to download.
Publishing 101: How the
Publishing Process works
Instructor: Deb Haggerty
The publishing process from query to finished book and everything in between.
Presenting yourself and your work successfully to an editor/publisher requires certain skills and documents. Ways to ensure you make that very important great first impression will be discussed along with tips and techniques to aid in the creative process. This is an interactive seminar with questions and discussion actively encouraged.
Click below for Deb’s generous, helpful handouts.