Wednesday, July 26, 2006

The Write Stuff Boot Camp!

The WriteStuff Writers' "BOOT CAMP"
Maneuvering the Manuscript and Publishing Trenches!

The Missouri Historical Society
Emerson Center
St. Louis, Missouri

Join the WriteStuff Writers' in St. Louis and experience hands-on professional workshops to help you take your creative work to a higher and more successful level!

Presented by publishing industry professionals, the fun and interactive sessions explore the complex elements of writing, editing, marketing and publishing from the trenches up!

Special Guest! A presentation in the Writer's Studio with motivational speaker, Appalachian Trail Blazer and author, Jean Deeds (There are Mountains to Climb). You won't want to miss her incredible story of walking the Appalachian Trail alone!

WriteStuff Writers' Conferences supports the mission of Ambassadors for Children, a not-for-profit global volunteer organization providing humanitarian aid to children in need around the world.

Other Boot Camp breakout workshops include:
Two Minds — One Story
Writing with a partner: how the elements of support, discipline and give and take all come into play when you write with a partner. This workshop presents a roadmap that will lead to a clear understanding of how to make it work and how to get started!
Web Sites and Blogging!
Simple explanations from a professional Webmaster on how to:
Create your own Web site
Use search engines and make them work for you
Sell your books and promote your name through the Internet
Understand the world of personal blogging
Understanding the Gray Areas of Publishing
Whether considering a traditional, vanity or print on demand publisher, you need to understand your options and what to expect. Publishing has changed—so learn what will work best for you!
Exploring the Writer's Market!
Six Things You Need to Know Before Approaching an Agent or a Publisher!
Learn why ninety-five percent of query letters and unsolicited manuscripts go into the rejection pile. If you're just starting to look for an agent or have become frustrated with unanswered queries and e-mails, you won't want to miss this workshop taught by a literary agent!
And More!
Click here to explore all of the Boot Camp breakout sessions and to reserve your seat today!

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