Tuesday, September 22, 2015: How to Use Pinterest to Connect with Readers

How to Use Pinterest to Engage Readers

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 22, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Place: Room 117-118, lower level of Community Center, Bldg # 290, Woodmen Valley Chapel, 290 E. Woodmen Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Please click on this link to the map of the campus. We’re meeting the lower level of building 290. The building is in the shape of a rectangle, so follow the hallway to room 117-118. If you enter on the top level, take the stairs or the elevator to the lower level.

Directions To The Rockrimmon Campus

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: Pinterest is fun and engaging, one of the newest social media trends—and the most addictive. Authors can use its popularity to build connections with readers and earn their loyalty. In this workshop you’ll learn the basics, the do’s and don’ts, and a few secrets to creating inspiring pins for your readers and just for fun.

SPEAKER: Susan MathisSusan Mathis co-authored two books with her husband, Dale, Countdown for Couples: Preparing for the Adventure of Marriage and The ReMarriage Adventure: Preparing for a Life of Love and Happiness. Susan has also written hundreds of magazine and newsletter articles. In her spare time, Susan is speaking, coaching aspiring authors, and working on a several book projects. As the Former Editorial Director at Focus on the Family and Founding Editor of Focus on the Family’s Thriving Family magazine, During her tenure at Focus, Susan was the Editor or Editorial Director of 12 unique Focus on the Family publications, and she still enjoys editing writing project and making them all they can be. Check out Susan’s website.

October 27, 2015: Influencers: Empowering a Dream Team of Readers to Sell

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 27, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Place: Room 117-118, lower level of Community Center, Bldg # 290, Woodmen Valley Chapel, 290 E. Woodmen Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Please click on this link to the map of the campus. We’re meeting the lower level of building 290. The building is in the shape of a rectangle, so follow the hallway to room 117-118. If you enter on the top level, take the stairs or the elevator to the lower level.

Build a Writer's Dream TeamWorkshop Description: Marketing your book should never be something you do completely on your own. And your spot in publishing should not feel like a remote island in the middle of an ocean. Is it time for you to build a solid list of influencers and dream team members? Casey Herringshaw will share:

  • How to find effective readers and influencers.
  • What to expect from your Dream Team as they help you market your book. Does it stop with a simple book review on Amazon?
  • How to empower your sphere of readers with the advertising fuel they need to spread the word about your book, sell your book, and push your book to the top of the Amazon rankings in your category.

Casey HerringshawSpeaker: Casey Herringshaw is a virtual assistant who supports and helps writers and works for several multi-published authors to build and grow their dream team of readers and influencers. She is ACFW’s Carol Award Coordinator and previously worked for WordServe Literary Agency. Casey is a homeschool graduate and has been writing since high school. She is a rural Eastern Oregon transplant to Colorado Springs. One of her greatest passions in life is taking the words and stories God places on her heart and putting them on paper. You can connect with Casey through her personal blog, Writing for Christ and her writing related group blog, The Writer’s Alley.

November 24, 2015: 13 Ways to Revise Your Manuscript Using Scrivener

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 24, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Place: Room 117-118, lower level of Community Center, Bldg # 290, Woodmen Valley Chapel, 290 E. Woodmen Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Please click on this link to the map of the campus. We’re meeting the lower level of building 290. The building is in the shape of a rectangle, so follow the hallway to room 117-118. If you enter on the top level, take the stairs or the elevator to the lower level.

13 Ways to Revise Your Manuscript Using ScrivenerWorkshop Description: So you love writing in Scrivener, but now it’s time to revise your manuscript. Do you know how to use Scrivener’s amazing Revision Mode? Debbie Allen has collected a baker’s dozen of ways for you to polish your project to perfection. Move beyond using Scrivener as a glorified word processor or file system for your work in progress. Join us for this free workshop to learn things about Scrivener that will help you whip your manuscript into shape. Bonus: Learn some tips to quickly export in manuscript format that includes a professional cover page to submit to agents and editors.


Debbie Maxwell AllenSpeaker: 
Debbie Maxwell Allen drank the Scrivener Kool-Aid, and never looked back. When not wowing writers with the wonders of Scrivener, she works as a project manager for Good Catch Publishing and pens young adult historical fantasy in the Rocky Mountains.

 

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