Writing Topics

 

  • Getting the most from your Writing Conference: Too many writers pay for and attend writing contests without knowing what to expect, how to prepare, and how to have a successful conference. This class will do all of those things and more!
  • Pitching Politely: Pitching is more that the fine art of marketing your writing, it is networking, and relationship building. There is a right way and a wrong way to pitch. This class will help you avoid a ‘foul ball’ and swing for the bleachers!
  • Newspaper Column Writing: Within the non-fiction writing world there are several types of writing. This class will explain the difference between each kind, and the beauty of write it once, sell it over and over. Learn the the do’s and don’ts of newspaper writing.
  • Rookie Writers’ Jump-Start: You want to be a writer! Where do you start? Let’s jump start your writing dream with the nitty gritty tools you’ll need to begin.
  • Expository Speaking or Performance? You’ll want to inspire your audience, and leave them equipped to go into the world with new ideas and tools. There’s a fine line between informing and performing, engaging and irritating.
  • Speaking Well (Successfully reading your audience) Engaging your audience is vital to success speaking. Your message needs to answer a need, but when you don’t know where your audience you can’t engage them where they are. Without reading your audience properly, you might end up talking to a 5th grade class about 1st grade, or sharing newlywed tips with a 25 year marriage.
  • Column writing vs. feature writing: There are huge differences in topic, time, energy, style and even length with different types of writing. This class will walk you through them and prepare you to pitch your piece.
  • Introductory Financial Freedom with Online Writing: The cutting edge world of online writing, self-publishing and ebooks is exploding. There are more places to write than ever before. What, who, when, where and how…this class will introduce you to this world and your possible home-based income future.  
  • The 3 Essential steps to branding your writing: What’s your story and how will others recognize you? Proper branding is your signature, like an artist with paint. What will your masterpiece look like and will others recognize it?  
  • Introduction to Screenwriting: So you want to be a screenwriter and don’t know where to start? The commonly asked questions will be covered. By the time you’ll leave, you will be either thrilled to get started or have enough information to decide screenwriting is not for you.
  • Screenwriting terms/pitching/networking: Once you’ve started writing your screenplay or you’ve finished it, now what do you do with it? This class will teach Hollywood terms, genres, log lines, pitching and how to get your screenplay into the hands of those who can turn it into a film.