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Maumelle Publishing Series - Tom Eaton

PublishlogoThis workshop will meet every Tuesday night for seven weeks from 6 - 8 p.m.

Topics covered will include:  Publishing Publishing Options, their Advantages & Disadvantages • How Publishers Choose • Agents • Your Right Market • Self-Publishing • Subsidy/Co-op • Run-on-Demand • Small Presses • "Traditional" Publishing • How to use Catalogues & Published Market Reports to Your Advantage • Writer's resume • Query Letters • Manuscript Preparation • Understanding Your Contract • Legal & Aesthetic Negotiations • Legal & Publishing Vocabulary • Networking in the Industry & More. . .

Begins October 6, 2015

Time: 6:00  pm - 8:00 pm

Maumelle: Jess Odom Community Center




Blog Right - Get on Track with Blogging - Jackie Wolven 

New to blogging? Think you want a blog, but aren't sure why you would have one. Have a blog and want to know how to get the most out of it? This session is for you! Learn the basics of blogging, SEO, branding, voice and all the pieces of the blogging puzzle. After this day-long session, you will have your blog on track and know where you want to go.


October 17, 2015

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Rogers/Bentonville: Whole Hog Cafe




The First Page/Character - Alison Taylor Brown 

Our First Page Workshop will:

  • Guide you through the critical questions you must answer before you write the first word.
  • Teach you the key principles every successful writer lives by.
  • Explain the important concept of narrative urgency and how to use it in that first page.

Our Character Workshop will:

  • Teach you fourteen (14) different techniques to create a memorable character. 
  • Show you how to layer these techniques to make your characters three dimensional.
  • Explain how the make-or-break concept of narrative urgency arises from your characters.

October 24, 2015

Time: 10 am - 4 pm

Rogers/Bentonville: Whole Hog Cafe




Create, Design and Publish your own Book for Free on CreateSpace and Kindle

DanaiconThere is no reason to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars to get your book in print. You can do it all yourself for $0. Really. The first half of this workshop shows you how. During the second half, you’ll do it yourself, or assist other participants, and see how do-able it is to be your own publisher.



November 7, 2015

Time: 10 am - 4 pm

Eureka Springs: The Village Writing School



Dialogue and Setting - Alison Taylor Brown  

  • What to Say
  • How to Say it
  • Setting--More than a Place
  • Setting--Friend or Foe?
  • The Four Elements to Research
  • How to Research

November 14, 2015

Time: 10 am - 4 pm

Rogers/Bentonville: Whole Hog Cafe, 1400 Southeast Walton Blvd




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