Time: October 2, 2010 from 9:30am to 12pm
Location: Central Point City Hall Council Chambers
Street: 140 S. 3rd St.
City/Town: Central Point
Website or Map: http://www.willamettewriters.…
Event Type: talk/workshop
Organized By: Alissa Lukara/Phil Messina
Latest Activity: Sep 22, 2010
Christina Katz on Empowering Writers October 2nd, Central Point
Empowering Writers: Produce Yourself, Partner & Prosper
No matter what genre you call a specialty; writers in today's marketplace have to know how to hustle. In this presentation, you' ll learn the four keys to writing success and how to manage them effectively despite your busy schedule. You'll discover how to take the reins in your own career and make smart choices that maximize your strengths and gifts. You'll leave with a clear understanding of how partnering wisely, guarding your privacy, and juggling projects will help sustain you through the highs and lows of a professional writing career. You'll leave feeling like, "I can do this. I can take charge of my writing career and succeed."
$5 for non-members. No cost for Willamette Writers members.
The Prosperous Writer: Career Strategies for Staying Flush
in this workshop, we will rewrite the mythos of the starving-artist writer. When you fuel a writing career with prosperous thinking, partner with like-minded others, repeat what works, and keep long-term success in mind, navigating a professional path becomes a pleasurable, creative process. In this workshop, you'll learn strategies that pay the bills and make publication more likely. By activating the synergy of working on your craft, selling your words, continuing to learn, and promoting yourself, you can get published and earn steady income. We will brainstorm an authentic nonfiction focus for each attendee and create individual plans for publication success.
Contact Phil Messina at [email protected] to register.
We meet at 9:30 for seating and networking, announcements are at 10:00. Meetings are held at the Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 South 3rd Street, Central Point. We break at noon for lunch at near buy restaurants (we close the room while we treat our guest to his noon meal).
Please call, or email, Phil Messina for comments at [email protected]
Christina Katz is working on her third book for Writer's Digest, forthcoming in fall of 2011. She is the author of Get Known Before the Book Deal, Use Your Personal Strengths to Grow an Author Platform and Writer Mama, How to Raise a Writing Career Alongside Your Kids, and the e-book, Author Mama. A "gentle taskmaster" to a hundred or so students each year, Christina channels over a decade of professional writing experience into success strategies that help writers get on track, get published, and prosper. She is the creator and host of the Northwest Author Series in Wilsonville, Oregon.