If you don't tell your story, someone else will. A great way to end Black Herstory Month is with publishing guidance to help you liberate those poems, essays, short-stories, full-length memoirs, and full-length novel from the safety of your hand so other Black birds can feed on those truths.
Saturday, February 27th
9am - 12pmEDT
The world needs your Black Woman Voice.
Should you self-publish, look for an agent? How do you do a book proposal? Do you need an editor? Zelda will demystify the process and show you how it all works. This workshop provides a practical plan to get the book to market. You’ll receive guidance from Zelda’s 30 years of industry knowledge to help you turn that book project into a reality. In additional to guiding you to a reputable agent and press, the workshop also offers the unconventional truths about pursuing Self-Publishing the right way in the first place so that your book project is available as print and ebook and is sold through all distributors like Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Purchase the Booklet for this workshop Write It & Publish It $7 on Amazon
Fee: $40 Purchase the Booklet for this workshop Write It & Publish It $7 on Amazon
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April 24, 2021
Zelda will be teaching Dramatic Tension and the Core of Hope vs. Fear
10:30am - 12
Pay What You Can
Join us for a full day of instruction and camaraderie. Small classes, top writing faculty, and intensive Master Classes and breakout sessions in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and the business of books. Other features include faculty readings, on-site "lunch with an author," and an open mic for conference participants. https://www.ncwriters.org/programs-and-services/conferences
LaVenson Press is devoted to helping women and girls of color take ownership of their stories through publication. To that end, LaVenson Press hosts publishing workshops, and publishes a yearly literary magazine and anthologies that highlights the poetry, memoir, and fiction of women and girls of color.