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Saturday, January 10, 2009

SORMAG's Teleseminar - January

SORMAG understand that money is tight right now and you might not be able to make the conferences you plan on attending this year. We would like to offer you an alternative to traveling and spending a lot of money.

We created a series called Bringing the Conference to You. Each month we will offer tele seminars featuring different topics. We have something for the writers and something for the readers.

If you don't see anything that snags your interest, send us an email - sormag@yahoo.com - with the topic you're looking for and we'll see what we can do.

How To Write A Best Selling Novel

January 11, 2009 6:00 pm Eastern Time
1 Hour Workshop Seminar Presenter: Dr. Maxine Thompson
Registration Deadline: Jan 10, 2009
Cost: $25.00

How everything I learned about writing I learned as a CSW (A Child Protective Services Worker)

Questions we will cover:

1. What makes for a bestselling novel?
2. What makes for enduring stories? What is a dividing issue?
3. What are the Seven R's or building blocks of fiction?
4. Should you outline or use a blueprint for your book?5. What is the Hero's Journey (Joseph Campbell)?

The students will learn:

6. How to use setting as a character.
7. How to write the first draft quickly.
8. How to raise the stakes in your fiction.
9. How to use psycho-social issues in your writing. 10. How to use the life cycle in your writing.

COST - $25.00

Promoting On A Budget

January 13, 2009 8:00 pm Eastern Time
1 Hour Workshop
Seminar Presenter: Shelia Goss
Registration Deadline: January 11, 2009
Cost: $25.00

Promoting on a Budget

Topic 1: Identify Ways to Promote Yourself
Topic 2 : Additional Promotional Tips
Topic 3 & 4: Putting Action Behind Your Promotion

COST: $25.00

Synopsis of the Writing Process
January 25, 2009 8:00 pm Eastern Time
1 hour Workshop
Seminar Presenter: Michelle McGriff
Registration Deadline: January 11, 2009

Synopsis of the Writing Process

The workshop will take the student through each step of formulating an outline for the writing process.
Learn the differences between fiction, and nonfiction. Discuss the elements of academic writing in order to show the flow of literary and creative writing. Learn the preparation process of completing a writing project from concept to outline. Learn about project management.

COST: $25.00

Twitter Tips for Authors

January 26, 2009 8:00 pm Eastern Time
1 Hour Workshop
Seminar Presenter: Tyora Moody
Registration Deadline: January 20, 2009
Cost: $25.00

Twitter Tips for Authors

A Twitter Account is required before class time.

If you signed-up for Twitter and you're still not sure how to use it, this one hour teleseminar is for you. Learn how to use the most popular and fastest growing micro-blogging platform. This teleseminar will offer networking and online marketing tips especially for authors, but anyone is welcome to participate.

COST: $25.00

Bringing Your Character to Life

January 27, 2009 8:00 pm Eastern Time
1 Hour Workshop
Seminar Presenter: Shelia GossRegistration

Deadline: January 20, 2009
COST: $25.00

Bringing Your Characters to Life

Topic I: Identifying Your Characters
Topic 2 : Is Your Dialogue Realistic?
Topic 3 & 4: What's Important about Point of View? Pulling it all together - Bringing your character to life.

COST: $25.00
What is a teleseminar?

A teleseminar is workshop or lecture held over the phone. Those in attendance dial into a phone conference. The presenter talks about a subject and answers questions. A great way to attend workshops without leaving your home.
(Please note there is long distance costs with each seminar)

About Me

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I believe in promoting authors and their books. Let me introduce you and your books to online readers.

I'm also a happily married mother of three who's trying to break into the Christian writing field. The writing road can be rocky.

I’m available for:

Online promotion coaching
Contact me at:lchwriter@gmail.com

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