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  • Marketing Your Book: Give Life to Your Plan
    18:00 -20:00
    2020-05-04

    SDWEG members Jerry Strayve and Tamara Merrill offer an eight-week course designed to help you create an 18-month calendar to market your book. Each two-hour session will be conducted via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Marketing options and techniques will be introduced and explored. Informal lecture, hands-on-tasks, Q & A sessions, guest experts, and videos. Create and learn to use a perpetual marketing calendar, Why and how to brand yourself, Learn to write a variety of Bios and when to use each one, How to discover your market, How to use social media, How to determine a marketing schedule, How to write blogs and posts, When, or when not, to hire a professional PR/Marketing firm, How to write a book pitch for marketing purposes, Learn to find and how to do podcasts, blog tours, and MUCH MORE.

    Meeting dates are May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

    Class is limited to 12 persons.

    Task-oriented training. Each participant will create a personal marketing calendar; based on their individual needs and goals.

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  • Writing and Journaling To Heal in Uncertain Times with Writing Coach and Therapist, Marni Freedman
    11:00 -13:00
    2020-05-06

    SDWEG honorary member and frequent presenter, Marni Freedman, is offering Guild members a free online workshop on Wednesday, May 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    The topic of the workshop is Writing and Journaling To Heal in Uncertain Times with Writing Coach and Therapist, Marni Freedman.

    In this free, two-hour workshop, Marni will be discussing the benefits of expressive writing as a healing medium (yes, they have studied it!) along with three concepts to help you write through any pain, anxiety, or frustration you may be holding. Using mindfulness, the hero’s journey, and visualization writing tools, we will prompt our way through witnessing, exploring, getting unstuck, and connecting to the dreams we have for ourselves and our world.

    Zoom Link to Join Workshop https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83573395468

  • Marketing Your Book: Give Life to Your Plan
    18:00 -20:00
    2020-05-06

    SDWEG members Jerry Strayve and Tamara Merrill offer an eight-week course designed to help you create an 18-month calendar to market your book. Each two-hour session will be conducted via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Marketing options and techniques will be introduced and explored. Informal lecture, hands-on-tasks, Q & A sessions, guest experts, and videos. Create and learn to use a perpetual marketing calendar, Why and how to brand yourself, Learn to write a variety of Bios and when to use each one, How to discover your market, How to use social media, How to determine a marketing schedule, How to write blogs and posts, When, or when not, to hire a professional PR/Marketing firm, How to write a book pitch for marketing purposes, Learn to find and how to do podcasts, blog tours, and MUCH MORE.

    Meeting dates are May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

    Class is limited to 12 persons.

    Task-oriented training. Each participant will create a personal marketing calendar; based on their individual needs and goals.

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  • Marketing Your Book: Give Life to Your Plan
    18:00 -20:00
    2020-05-11

    SDWEG members Jerry Strayve and Tamara Merrill offer an eight-week course designed to help you create an 18-month calendar to market your book. Each two-hour session will be conducted via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Marketing options and techniques will be introduced and explored. Informal lecture, hands-on-tasks, Q & A sessions, guest experts, and videos. Create and learn to use a perpetual marketing calendar, Why and how to brand yourself, Learn to write a variety of Bios and when to use each one, How to discover your market, How to use social media, How to determine a marketing schedule, How to write blogs and posts, When, or when not, to hire a professional PR/Marketing firm, How to write a book pitch for marketing purposes, Learn to find and how to do podcasts, blog tours, and MUCH MORE.

    Meeting dates are May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

    Class is limited to 12 persons.

    Task-oriented training. Each participant will create a personal marketing calendar; based on their individual needs and goals.

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  • Marketing Your Book: Give Life to Your Plan
    18:00 -20:00
    2020-05-13

    SDWEG members Jerry Strayve and Tamara Merrill offer an eight-week course designed to help you create an 18-month calendar to market your book. Each two-hour session will be conducted via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Marketing options and techniques will be introduced and explored. Informal lecture, hands-on-tasks, Q & A sessions, guest experts, and videos. Create and learn to use a perpetual marketing calendar, Why and how to brand yourself, Learn to write a variety of Bios and when to use each one, How to discover your market, How to use social media, How to determine a marketing schedule, How to write blogs and posts, When, or when not, to hire a professional PR/Marketing firm, How to write a book pitch for marketing purposes, Learn to find and how to do podcasts, blog tours, and MUCH MORE.

    Meeting dates are May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

    Class is limited to 12 persons.

    Task-oriented training. Each participant will create a personal marketing calendar; based on their individual needs and goals.

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  • Marketing Your Book: Give Life to Your Plan
    18:00 -20:00
    2020-05-18

    SDWEG members Jerry Strayve and Tamara Merrill offer an eight-week course designed to help you create an 18-month calendar to market your book. Each two-hour session will be conducted via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Marketing options and techniques will be introduced and explored. Informal lecture, hands-on-tasks, Q & A sessions, guest experts, and videos. Create and learn to use a perpetual marketing calendar, Why and how to brand yourself, Learn to write a variety of Bios and when to use each one, How to discover your market, How to use social media, How to determine a marketing schedule, How to write blogs and posts, When, or when not, to hire a professional PR/Marketing firm, How to write a book pitch for marketing purposes, Learn to find and how to do podcasts, blog tours, and MUCH MORE.

    Meeting dates are May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

    Class is limited to 12 persons.

    Task-oriented training. Each participant will create a personal marketing calendar; based on their individual needs and goals.

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  • Marketing Your Book: Give Life to Your Plan
    18:00 -20:00
    2020-05-20

    SDWEG members Jerry Strayve and Tamara Merrill offer an eight-week course designed to help you create an 18-month calendar to market your book. Each two-hour session will be conducted via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Marketing options and techniques will be introduced and explored. Informal lecture, hands-on-tasks, Q & A sessions, guest experts, and videos. Create and learn to use a perpetual marketing calendar, Why and how to brand yourself, Learn to write a variety of Bios and when to use each one, How to discover your market, How to use social media, How to determine a marketing schedule, How to write blogs and posts, When, or when not, to hire a professional PR/Marketing firm, How to write a book pitch for marketing purposes, Learn to find and how to do podcasts, blog tours, and MUCH MORE.

    Meeting dates are May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

    Class is limited to 12 persons.

    Task-oriented training. Each participant will create a personal marketing calendar; based on their individual needs and goals.

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  • The Art of the Pitch
    13:00 -15:00
    2020-05-24
    SDWEG Honorary member (and NY Times bestseller) Jonathan Maberry is offering a class on THE ART OF THE PITCH. He’ll cover query letters and verbal pitches for novels, novellas, comic books, and specialty projects. And he’ll discuss how to make book pitching FUN instead of frightening!
     
    WHEN: Sunday, May 24, 1-3pm Pacific Time (adjust for your time zone).
     
    COST: $25 (make payment via PayPal to jonathan_maberry@yahoo.com NOTE: Please put ART OF THE PITCH in the subject bar of any email or payment
     
    WHERE: Via Zoom. No software download needed. A URL will be sent to all participants.
     
    JONATHAN MABERRY is a New York Times bestselling author, 5-time Bram Stoker Award-winner, comic book writer, and magazine feature writer. He’s sold forty novels, more than a hundred short stories, over 1200 feature articles, two dozen nonfiction books, and dozens of comics to Marvel, IDW, Dark Horse, and DC Comics. He writes in multiple genres including suspense, thriller, horror, science fiction, fantasy, and action; for adults, teens and middle grade. He is the editor of many anthologies including The X-Files, Aliens: Bug Hunt, Don’t Turn Out the Lights, Nights of the Living Dead, and others. His comics include Black Panther: DoomWar, Captain America, Pandemica, Highway to Hell, The Punisher and Bad Blood. He is a board member of the Horror Writers Association and the president of the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers. Jonathan is also the editor of Weird Tales Magazine. Visit him online at www.jonathanmaberry.com
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  • Marketing Your Book: Give Life to Your Plan
    18:00 -20:00
    2020-05-25-2020-05-27

    SDWEG members Jerry Strayve and Tamara Merrill offer an eight-week course designed to help you create an 18-month calendar to market your book. Each two-hour session will be conducted via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Marketing options and techniques will be introduced and explored. Informal lecture, hands-on-tasks, Q & A sessions, guest experts, and videos. Create and learn to use a perpetual marketing calendar, Why and how to brand yourself, Learn to write a variety of Bios and when to use each one, How to discover your market, How to use social media, How to determine a marketing schedule, How to write blogs and posts, When, or when not, to hire a professional PR/Marketing firm, How to write a book pitch for marketing purposes, Learn to find and how to do podcasts, blog tours, and MUCH MORE.

    Meeting dates are May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

    Class is limited to 12 persons.

    Task-oriented training. Each participant will create a personal marketing calendar; based on their individual needs and goals.

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  • Marketing Your Book: Give Life to Your Plan
    18:00 -20:00
    2020-05-27

    SDWEG members Jerry Strayve and Tamara Merrill offer an eight-week course designed to help you create an 18-month calendar to market your book. Each two-hour session will be conducted via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Marketing options and techniques will be introduced and explored. Informal lecture, hands-on-tasks, Q & A sessions, guest experts, and videos. Create and learn to use a perpetual marketing calendar, Why and how to brand yourself, Learn to write a variety of Bios and when to use each one, How to discover your market, How to use social media, How to determine a marketing schedule, How to write blogs and posts, When, or when not, to hire a professional PR/Marketing firm, How to write a book pitch for marketing purposes, Learn to find and how to do podcasts, blog tours, and MUCH MORE.

    Meeting dates are May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

    Class is limited to 12 persons.

    Task-oriented training. Each participant will create a personal marketing calendar; based on their individual needs and goals.

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