Webinars for Authors

(ALL OF THESE Events ARE hosted ONLINE VIA ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCING)

INSTAGRAM: IMPROVE YOUR CRAFT, GROW YOUR READERSHIP

Write better captions, take better pictures, and build better platform with Brevity’s Social Media Editor Allison K Williams.

Discover how to gain (real) followers quickly, use hashtags and apps, and how your true writing voice can turn casual scrollers into engaged readers.

This webinar is now On Demand. Read the full description and register HERE.


HOW TO GET AN AGENT: Queries, Pages, and Getting to Yes
with Allison K Williams

Guerilla memoirist, essay writer and travel journalist, Allison K Williams has written about race, culture and comedy for National Public Radio, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and Travelers’ Tales. She is also agented with New Leaf Literary. Join Allison to learn what must be in your query and what absolutely shouldn’t be, how to “personalize” for each agent, and the submissions-process secret for success. We’ll discuss some participant queries in the webinar and share successful queries that led to agency contracts.

Saturday, January 18, 2020 | 11:00am-12:30pm Central | $50
Add a query and first pages consultation with Allison for $50
Read more details and register HERE.


BREAKING OUT OF THE SLUSH PILE
with Catherine Lundoff

Catherine Lundoff is an award-winning writer, editor and publisher from Minneapolis where she lives with her wife, bookbinder Jana Pullman, and the cats who own them. She is the author of over 100 published short stories and essays, which have appeared or are forthcoming in such venues as Fireside Fiction,Nightmare MagazineAmerican Monsters 2World of Darkness: GhosthuntersTales of the Unanticipated Magazine, My Wandering Uterus: Tales of Traveling While FemaleRespectable HorrorThe Cainite Conspiracies: A Vampire the Masquerade V20 Anthology, the LHM Podcast, the SFWA Blog and SF Signal. Her books include Silver Moon, Out of This World: Queer Speculative Fiction Stories and Unfinished Business: Tales of the Dark Fantastic.

Sunday, February 9, 2020 | 1:00-2:30pm Central | $50
Read more details and register HERE.


BE YOUR OWN BOOK PUBLICIST:
Practical Strategies to Promote Your First (or Next) Book
with Erika Dreifus

Over the past few years, Erika Dreifus has assisted authors and publishers in promoting books released by companies large and small: HarperCollins, The Jewish Publication Society, University of Nevada Press, Orison Books, Palgrave Macmillan, Jewish Storyteller Press, Fig Tree Books, and more. She has also publicized her own books, including Quiet Americans: Stories (Last Light Studio) and, most recently, Birthright (Kelsay Books). Visit Erika online at www.ErikaDreifus.com, and/or follow her on Twitter (@ErikaDreifus), where she tweets on “matters bookish and/or Jewish.”

Sunday, March 22, 2020 | 1:00-2:30pm Central | $50
Read more details and register HERE.

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