Writers boot camp

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012

SCAD's Ivy Hall presents an interactive writers workshop. Students will learn from SCAD Atlanta faculty and Atlanta authors how to navigate and exploit social media, break in to new and established publishing models, find and secure funding for self-publishing and creative projects, and how to publish with new publishing opportunities in the world of small press literature. Cost is $55 at the door, payable with cash, check or credit card. Space is limited to 75. Contact Georgia Lee at glee@scad.edu or by phone at 404-253-3206 for more information.

Schedule and Speakers: (Q&A to follow each presentation)

1-1:45 p.m.: The Social Media Survival Guide - A practical how-to for writers and journalists who want to avoid extinction during the media evolution with Hollis Gillespie.

2-2:45 p.m.: Where's the Money? Funding and the Self-Publishing Process with Catherine Ramsdell

3-3:15 p.m.: Networking, light refreshments

3:30-4:15 p.m.: Beyond New York: Opportunities in the growing world of Small Press Literature with Laura Straub

4:30-5:15 p.m.: Liars Online, A Fiction Writer's Guide to the World Wide Web with Joshilyn Jackson

5:15-6 p.m.: You Can Do It! How to build your own platform and extend your reach with Steve Aishman