Registration open for April's panels and workshops!
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Hello friends! Ahead of the return of FWT next week, I’m opening up registration for all of April’s Zoom panels and workshops. We have tons of really cool events coming up! This month we’ve got workshops including learning how to structure a longform narrative, perfecting your personal essays, building a sustainable freelance business, writing the perfect pitch, and so much more.
Register for as many as you’d like! And, as always, paid subscribers to the newsletter get 25% off all paid events. See you soon!
P.S.: I also offer one-on-one coaching and personalized pitch reviews — click here to book a session.
(All times Eastern)
April 10 @ 3 p.m.: Contracts, rates, platforms, and more: The business of freelancing: Freelancing is about so much more than just filing on time, and this panel will go over everything from negotiating a contract and setting rates to building a platform and branding your business. Nothing’s off-topic, so bring all of your questions!
April 12 @ 5 p.m..: Workshop: The art of structuring a longform feature: Join me as I lead a deconstruction exercise of a longform narrative story and give you tips on how to use those tools in your writing.
April 19 @ 5 p.m.: Workshop: Everything to know about selling and writing a nonfiction book: Not sure where to start? Unclear on best practices for writing a proposal? How do you find an agent? We’ll cover all of that and more in this workshop.
April 24 @ 3 p.m.: An introduction to the basics of being a freelancer: Are you new to the freelance life? This is the workshop for you! We'll cover all the basics of being an independent journalist, including invoicing, negotiating contracts, finding work, building relationships with editors, writing strong first drafts, and more.
April 26 @ 4 p.m.: How to use LinkedIn (yes, LinkedIn) for your freelance writing business: I’ll be joining my dear friends at The Writers’ Co-op for a panel on how to use LinkedIn to boost your freelance business.
April 26 @ 5:30 p.m.: Pitch perfect: Everything to know about pitching stories: This panel will cover everything from the nitty-gritty components of structuring your pitch to the high-level, “Is this even a story?” questions.
May 3 @ 5 p.m.: Workshop: How to write better personal essays: Not sure how to turn a personal story into an essay you can sell? Wondering how to structure a personal essay? How do you even pitch one? We’ll cover all those questions and more in this panel featuring some brilliant essayists.
See you on a panel this month bye ily!
These look fantastic and I'm trying to sign up but am not seeing how to get my subscriber discount when I click through to Eventbright--what am I missing?!