After a month off for the annual WLT Agents and Editors Conference, the Third Thursday program was back in full swing with panelists Samantha Clark, Bethany Hegedus, E. Kristin Anderson, and Sara Kocek with guest moderator Bradley P. Wilson. (He not only moderated, he reflected about the evening over on
By Lexie Smith The 2012 Third Thursday series began where authors might like to end-up – at an awards presentation for their book. Thank you to all of you who came to applaud your fellow writers. Congratulations to the 2011 WLT Book Award winners. Fiction – Russian Winter by Daphne
By Lexie Smith “Hey! Did you hear about my book? “ “I’m writing a book. It’s gonna be awesome.” “Please buy my book. “ Pestering your friends, family, and foes is one kind of marketing, but the “I’ll buy your book so you’ll shut up” sale is not public relations
By Lexi Smith September’s Third Thursday program took us “Behind the Publishing House Curtain” with two booksellers and a publicist. Gillian Redfearn is a Key Account Manager for MacMillian Publishing, Gianna La Morte is a Sales Manager at UT Press, and Colleen Devine Ellis is the Publicity Manager at UT
By Lexi Smith We continued our “Building a Book” series with July’s Third Thursday program, The Mating Game: How to Land an Agent. The panel featured editor Erin Brown, literary agent Jim Donovan, and author Laurie Drummond and was moderated by WLT executive director Cyndi Hughes. Today’s post includes highlights
7pm, July 21 The Writers’ League Office 611 S. Congress Ave, Suite 130 ADMITTANCE IS FREE! Attention, book lovers! Third Thursday is going to work a little differently this month. For July only, we’re moving the panel from its usual location at BookPeople and bringing it to our office instead.
The May edition of the Building a Book series was “The Big Windup: Prepping Your Pitch, Proposal, and Synopsis and How to Decide Between Traditional & Non-traditional Publishing” with editor Lari Bishop and novelist Rhiannon Frater. The Windup As a writer, the windup for your pitch is about content and
As always, we had a great time at Third Thursday, this time with a panel on preparing yourself for publishing. One of our panelists, the lovely and talented Rhiannon Frater, was inspired to continue the conversation! Thank you for the lovely evening last night. I had a lot of fun!
Don't forget! Registration for @John_Pipkin's class, "Starting Your Novel: How to Create an Opening in Dialogue with your Ending" closes today at 5PM CDT. Be sure to secure your ticket before then! Learn more here:Read More
Novelists, don't miss this opportunity! Our "Novelist's Toolkit" class package kicks off this weekend. Be sure to register to get classes taught by @John_Pipkin, @StaceySwann, @ChaitaliSen2020, & @Gabino_Iglesias at a special rate. Learn more here: https://t.co/GriZNn1Vgx...Read More
Starting a novel is a daunting task. Luckily the excellent teacher @John_Pipkin will be joining us this Saturday to help! "Starting Your Novel" will help you better understand the importance of beginnings & learn skills to perfect yours. Learn more here: https://t.co/Zva5qBNTEX...Read More