Random Writing Quote:
“When writing a novel, that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day.”
Speaker: Sheri Fink
Date: August 20, 2016
"The Entrepreneurial Author"
Sheri Fink is an award-winning author of both children's books, and an adult novel. She will share her experience running a Kickstarter campaign for her novel, and creating a revenue-generating brand.
Upcoming speaker for September 17, 2016:
Speaker: Jill Marr
"How to Get and Keep a Literary Aent"
Jill Marr, a literary agent at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency, graduated from San Diego State University with a BA in English with an emphasis in creative writing and a minor in history. She has a strong Internet and media background and nearly 15 years of publishing experience. She wrote features and ads for Pages, the literary magazine for people who love books, and continues to write book ads for publishing houses, magazine pieces, and promotional features for television.
After writing ad copy and features for published books for years, she knows how to find the "hook" and sell it.