Monthly Archives: March 2014

FREE March Writing Workshop: How to Write Back Cover Copy That Sells

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

How to Write Back Cover Copy That Sells

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 11, 6 pm – 8 pm

Location: Woodmen Valley Chapel, lower level of Worship Center, Room 114. Click here for address /driving directions.

Childcare: Click here to register 48 hours in advance.

ForsakenWorkshop Description: Some writers have a natural knack to write sell copy. Others don’t know how or where to start. Shelley Ring has written back cover copy for traditional publishers, as well as for indie authors. She breaks down how to write a short, sweet package to woo readers to buy your book. This practical, how-to workshop

  • diagnoses the hook, structure, benefits, components, and word counts for fiction and nonfiction back cover copy
  • then teaches you how to write your fiction or nonfiction back cover copy
  • identifies how to write the various elements of a complete copy package to promote your book.

Bring your synopsis or current WIP and be prepared to write.

Speaker Bio: Shelley Ring is a wife, mom, author, speaker, and Jesus lover. Shelley is a former Marketing Coordinator for a Christian publisher and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Colorado Christian University. With a passion for outstanding romantic Christian fiction, she authored of two independently published novels. Both Ransomed and Forsaken are available on Amazon in digital and paperback. Her writing craft book, Back Cover Copy That Sells, will be available for purchase in early Spring 2014. During creative chaos, Shelley’s ever-near writing vices include chocolate, iced tea, and baked kale chips. She lives in Colorado with her family. To learn more or to contact her, please go

Plan to attend the

April 12 Mini-Boot Camp

Writing with Scrivener 101: The Do-Everything Tool for Writers and Self-Publishers

Please note: Due to scheduling conflicts, the date was changed from April 5 to April 12.

Date/Time: Saturday, April 12, 9 am – 12 pm

Speaker: Debbie Allen

Cost: $15, If you cannot afford the $15 fee to attend, limited work scholarship are available. Email SpringsWriters at gmail dot com to request a work scholarship.

Location: Woodmen Valley Chapel, lower level of Worship Center, Room 114. Click here for address /driving directions.

Childcare: Sorry, no childcare will be provided for this mini-boot camp.

Description: Spend a half day learning the best and fastest ways to use the popular Scrivener writing program for your fiction or non-fiction projects.

Does your manuscript research look like a box belonging to a hoarder? Maybe your desk looks like the creature from the paper lagoon. Maybe you pull your hair out trying to find the actual manuscript version you’re working on, instead of the one you sent to your critique group last year.

With Scrivener you can: 

  • Keep all your notes and research right at hand (even when you’re offline).
  • Organize your project with virtual index cards. With the ability to rearrange at will.
  • Keep your notes and inspiring photos handy as you write. Nothing gets lost.
  • Take advantage of the option of writing in an easy-to-focus full-screen mode, customized with your favorite photos for inspiration.
  • Have instant access to your synopsis or project notes from any place in your manuscript
  • Easily compare versions to reveal what you’ve added or deleted
  • Organize your project  (or plan a new one) with virtual index cards
  • E-publish directly from Scrivener