Friday 1:30 pm

 Friday, June 18, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. EDT

Scrivener: To Formatting and Beyond! (An advanced Class)

Instructor: Sara Turnquist
Host: Kristy Horine
Track: Business

So, you’ve been using Scrivener. And you know you are in love, but you also realize you’ve only scratched the surface of what it can do. You are eager to know what else is lurking behind that façade of buttons and drop down menus. I’ve got you! This class is a deep dive into some of the more interesting and helpful aspects of Scrivener – from customizing icons to making the most of plotting in Scrivener to being able to format an e-book or PDF to upload to KDP. Yes, we will walk through all of that! Come join me for this faster-paced Scrivener Class! (*This class is NOT for beginners.)

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Navigating Newsletters: Build Your Email Newsletter List and Content

Instructor: Hannah Conway
Host: Nikki Bishop
Track: Marketing

Aside from ‘word of mouth,’ email is the second-best way to market. As an author having an email list is essential for marketing and connecting with readers. But how do you build your email list and what kind of content do you send? Let’s talk about it. You’ll leave with the tools you’ll need to start building a list and sending emails readers love.

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How to Write When It All Goes Wrong

Instructor: Allie Pleiter
Host: Crystal Caudill
Track: Craft

Is your muse yelling “SOS”? How do you keep the words pouring onto the page when your real life feels like it’s under attack? Every writer knows how stress and personal crises can strangle your creativity. Bestselling multi-published author Allie Pleiter draws on her own personal experience and those of other successful authors to offer practical help. You’ll gain tactics to get you through the thick of your crisis, find the energy to keep writing, use your stress to inspire your writing, and wisely communicate with colleagues and your readers.

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The Language of Children's Picture Books

Instructor: Kim Peterson
Host: Jean Matthew Hall
Track: Children/Youth

Picture books foster language development and stimulate the imagination. Launch a child’s love of books and awaken the joy of discovery by using words, sentence structure, and figures of speech to write picture books children will treasure.

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