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
Jan: Jodie Randisi – Toastmaster Tips
Mar: Lydia Inglett – The Beauty of Books (audio)
Apr: Katherine Tandy Brown – Honing Your Writing Skills (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)
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)
Jan: Pitchapalooza Recap
Feb: Words for Songs
Mar: Disappearance, Deception and Death
Apr – Jun: canceled due to COVID-19
Sept: The Devil Is in the Details – Doing Research for Fiction and Non-fiction Stories by Susan Lindsey (handout)
Oct: Submitting for Publication
Nov: Self-Publishing Explained (slide deck)
Jan: Promote your book
Feb: Discuss future Anthology Ripples
Mar: Truth and Lies in Mysteries
Apr: Project partnerships and collaborations
May: Pat Conroy Literary Center’s May online workshops
Jun: Mad Men (and Women): When the writer chooses advertising as a career
Sept: Character and narrative development
Oct: Dispelling the Myths of the FBI: What writers get wrong
Nov: Plotting to keep the reader turning pages
Richard Wright: Marketing with blogs, websites, and social media.
Elizabeth Robin: The advantages of networking locally to promote your brands.
Deborah Grahl: Using online reviews and contests as promotion tools.
Linda Lovely: Why Research If You’re Writing Fiction?
James Mallory: A Chilling Effect? Cultural and Gender Sensitivity and Self-Censorship.
Tanio McCallum: Pathway to Publishing.
Jack Wilfore: Hilton Head Computer Club.