WRITING THE SUCCESSFUL NONFICTION BOOK PROPOSAL with LINDA BLAND
The best thing about nonfiction books is you don¹t have to write the whole thing to find out if it's salable. Publishers are constantly looking for good books to publish; you just have to know how to present yours. Linda will show what goes into a nonfiction proposal's Overview, Author Biography, Market Survey, Chapter Outline, and Sample Chapter for your book idea. She¹ll tell you how to write a query letter that glows. The dance of publishing just requires learning the steps. Come learn how to sell your nonfiction book idea to publishers.
Linda Bland is an author, editor, and former literary agent, who helped 15 other authors self-publish and sell their books to commercial publishers. Linda delivered writing training to corporations for 16 years; she taught writing at the college level for 25 years. Her public workshops helped individuals and organizations achieve their writing, training, and publishing goals for 20 years. Linda retired to Bend in 2016.
CREATE A SCREENPLAY TOGETHER! with DENICE HUGHES LEWIS
Come and have fun while we formulate a movie outline from scratch. Bring your ideas about titles, themes, characters, and plots and see the story materialize before your eyes. You'll be surprised how these techniques can be used for any kind of writing. Denice Hughes Lewis is an award-winning screenwriter with her partners for "Boarders" and "Mission Implausible: The Undead Identity." She was hired to write a short that was filmed in Bend and another that was filmed as a class assignment for another producer. She's a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature and a member of Screenwriting U's Alumni. She's been writing scripts for seventeen years as well as self-publishing five books in juvenile and young adult fiction.
2016 Harvest Writing Contest WINNERS COLLECTION
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Central Oregon Writers Guild 2015 Harvest Writing Contest Winners Collection
In this 2015 Harvest Writing Contest Winners Collection, Central Oregon Writers Guild proudly presents the works of twelve talented writers who came together to read their winning entries before an audience of friends, family and the Central Oregon writing community. The annual Harvest Writing Contest Showcase Event is held each October in the city of Bend, Oregon.
Genres represented in these ten winning pieces include Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry. Enjoy the diversity of this multi-genre collection of short stories and poetry as you journey through the pages and follow the footprints of the authors sharing their passion in print.
Central Oregon Writers Guild is an all-volunteer organization whose mission is to encourage, support, educate, and provide resources for Central Oregon writers at all skill levels.
Contributors (Authors): Nickole Harris, Jane Lulay, Ava Wilson, ElsieMarie Rochna, Burky Achilles, Kristin Dorsey, Dean Grosnick, David Horn, Eva Hulett, Mary Krakow, Pat Tellinghusen, and Bob Vancil.
2014 Harvest Writing Contest Winners Collection Now Available!
In this 2014 Harvest Writing Contest Winners Collection, Central Oregon Writers Guild proudly presents the works of ten talented writers who came together to read their winning entries before an audience of friends, family and the Central Oregon writing community. The annual Harvest Reception is held each October in the city of Bend, Oregon.Genres represented in these ten winning pieces include Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Non-Fiction, Memoir, and Poetry.
Enjoy the diversity of this multi-genre collection of short stories and poetry as you journey through the pages and follow the footprints of the authors sharing their passion in print.
Winning Authors: Nickole Harris, Rosemary Lombard, Cameron Prow, Suzan Noyes, Cindy Adams, Dee Q. Clardy, Amanda Rose, P.J. Stevenson, Tiahna Skye, Ava Wilson
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