Thursday, September 20, 2007

In Washington DC, Freelance Central: WIW Freelancing Seminar Coming Up October 13th

I highly recommend this one--- another excellent Washington Independent Writers Seminar. Here's the scoop:
All-day Seminar on Saturday, October 13, 2007 Jointly sponsored by Johns Hopkins University Masters of Arts in Writing program and Washington Independent Writers. Topics include "Focus the Story: How to take a variety of good ideas and build them into functional and salable stories, what an editor is looking for and how to present your work successfully." "Writing Profiles: every publication from general interest magazines to annual reports and from sales brochures to specialist booklets, have profiles in them and you can write for all of the markets." Plus freelance technical resource people—a tax expert, a rate-setting veteran, a newsletter producer, a freelance journalist and a marketing wizard are all available for one-on-one questions and answers. And! "Electronic markets: web, blogs and more..." Speakers include David Everett, Dale Keiger, and Wendi Kaufman (aka The Happy Booker). Register online at, by telephone at (202) 775-5150 or by FAX at (202) 775-5810.

More anon.