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Poetry: The Art, The Craft, The Business, with Art Elser – April 11, 2017
How do you create poetry as Art? How do you invite the poetic muse to visit? Learn how to get the muse safely aboard, then discover techniques of the Craft of poetry. Finally, learn about the Business of poetry: is there a market, how to submit to anthologies and journals, what is a chap book, how to track submissions, where to find publishing outlets looking for poetry.
Art Elser’s poetry has been published in journals and anthologies, including Blood, Water, Wind, and Stone, Owen Wister Review, High Plains Register, The Human Touch, Science Poetry, The Avocet, Vietnam War Poetry, and A Bird in the Hand: Risk and Flight. His chapbook, We Leave the Safety of the Sea, received the Colorado Authors’ League Poetry award for 2014. Retired after 20 years as an Air Force pilot and 30 as a technical writer, Art has a PhD in English and taught writing for over 30 years. Click below to pay for the program if you didn’t attend live but would like to listen to the archived recording. After you check out on PayPal you will be directed to link of the AnyMeeting recording.
Five Ways Goodreads Can Make A Difference For Authors, with W. Terry Whalin – March 14, 2017
Over 40 million readers are on Goodreads.com, a book-focused social media forum. How do you get on board and get Goodreads working for you and helping sell your books? In this workshop, you’ll learn a series of practical ideas that you can immediately apply to your own books. W. Terry Whalin understands both sides of the editorial desk. A former literary agent, Terry is an acquisitions editor at Morgan James Publishing. He has written more than 60 books for traditional publishers including Jumpstart Your Publishing Dreams and several of Terry’s books have sold over 100,000 copies. Click below to pay for the program if you didn’t attend live but would like to listen to the archived recording. After you check out on PayPal you will be directed to link of the AnyMeeting recording.
CAL Marketing Roundtable, with Barb Lundy – February 14, 2017
You’ve got a great book, now how do you sell it? How do you promote yourself in this competitive and ever-changing market? Learn some of the terrific and creative tips shared by fellow writers at the bi-monthly CAL Marketing Roundtable. What has worked for other writers? How do you get into that crazy world of social media? What advice can you give others? Learn about promotion opportunities through Google, LinkedIn and Amazon. Discover e-commerce platforms for e-books. And much more!
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At the Podium, with Rachel Kodanaz – January 10, 2017
You’re in front of an audience promoting your book, blog or newsfeed. You have less than 20 minutes to capture them and persuade them to buy your best-thing-ever book. What do you do? Join CAL Membership Vice President and marketing guru Rachel Kodanaz to learn the secrets and best practices for stepping up to the podium and wowing your audience every time. Click below to pay for the program if you didn’t attend live but would like to listen to the archived recording. After you check out on PayPal you will be directed to link of the AnyMeeting recording.