Past General Meeting Programs

2017

Feb:       Kerry Peresta – Demystifying the Query Letter Process

Mar:      Rockelle Henderson – Selling Your Book

Apr:       Carolyn Males – Local Press Release Targets & How to Tap In

May:     Alex Cruden – Memoirs

Jun:       Elizabeth Millen – PINK Magazine – “Celebrate Your Womentality”

Oct:       Jonathan Haupt – Pat Conroy Literary Center

Nov:      Bill Newby – Birthing a Poem: Personal Reflections on Inspiration, Craft & Audience 

2018

Jan:       Jodie Randisi – Toastmaster Tips

Feb:      Henrik de Gyor – Self-Publishing (slides, audio)

Mar:     Lydia Inglett – The Beauty of Books (audio)

Apr:      Katherine Tandy Brown – Honing Your Writing Skills (audio)

May:    Miho Kinnas – On Poetic Forms: Haiku as an Example (slides, audio)

Jun:       Bill Newby – Birthing a Poem II (handout)

Sept:     Bob Taylor – Bringing a Reading Alive (handout)

Oct:     Clifford Brooks – Branding and Marketing (handout)

Nov: Travels With Byron by Elizabeth Robin (handout)

2019

Jan:     Michael Cerrati – Copyright Protections and Procedures

Feb:    IWN 20th Anniversary Project

Mar:  Self-Editing for Publication— Writing Like an Editor (handout)

Apr:  How to Identify and Vet Agents, Publishers and Contests by Jonathan Haupt (handout)

May:  Story Arcs by Ellen Malphrus (handout)

June:  Local Publications Writers Forum

Sept: Second-Hand Advice from a Former U.S. Poet Laureate by Bill Newby

Oct: Publishing process by Jim Alberto 

Nov: Writing Concisely by Alex Cruden (handout)

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