So! You Want to Write a Book! with Jacqueline Murray Loring

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So! You Want to Write a Book! with Jacqueline Murray Loring

Time: March 29, 2014 to April 19, 2014
Location: SouthWest Writers, Carlisle Executive Offices
Street: 3200 Carlisle Blvd NE
City/Town: Albuquerque
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Phone: 505-830-6034
Event Type: 4, week, class, meets, on, consecutive, saturdays, 1:00, -, 4:00, pm
Organized By: SouthWest Writers
Latest Activity: Feb 15, 2014

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To register, call the SWW Office (505-830-6034) or sign up at a monthly meeting. Do you have a story waiting to be written? What’s stopping you from sharing that story with the world, your friends, your family? During this beginner course, attendees will see writing a book as a realistic goal and start the process of getting their story on paper. We will discuss tools to use immediately to get the first draft written and will set individual writing goals to keep students on track to that completed draft. The class will also focus on story, characters, plot, point of view, beginnings, middles, chapter and story endings, and page stoppers. As time allows we can discuss agents, editors, query letters, book proposals, traditional publishing houses, supported self-publishing, and new technology such as Kindles and ePublishing. Join us and take the next step, or the first step, towards getting your story told.

Jacqueline M. Loring writes poetry, scripts and stage plays. She teaches writing and works as a book editor. She compiled, edited, published and contributed to Summer Home Review Volume I and Volume II. Her poetry is published in journals and anthologies including the Scribner Anthology, From Both Sides Now, A Sense of Place: An Anthology of Cape Women Writers and Cadence of Hooves. In 2012 she won the Doire Irish International Poetry Book Prize for her book The History of Bearing Children. History was the 2nd place winner of the New Mexico Press Women award for creative verse.

$160 SWW members, $200 non-members

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