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This weekend’s Writing/Submissions/Marketing Workshop in Westford, MA: Yes, you can pay at the door; No, you don’t have to be an NEHW member

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This weekend’s Writing/Submissions/Marketing Workshop, sponsored by the NEHW, is YES, open to people who didn’t register. You can just pay at the door (I got a few emails about this, so I figured I’d throw it up here, too, just in case), and NO, you do not have to be an NEHW member. This is open to all.

The full day is TOMORROW, SATURDAY, APRIL 9, from 9:30 am – 6 pm at Atelier Pro-Kreative in the C.C. Sargent’s & Sons 1877 mill building on 69 Broadway Street, Westford, MA.

Event Description: After some networking time with morning refreshments, instructors Kristi Petersen SchoonoverScott T. Goudsward, and Trisha J. Wooldridge will lead a three-hour workshop on writing, submitting, and marketing short stories, with the option of additional critiques for submitted writing samples. In the afternoon, authors and editors from NEHW’s Wicked Women and Wicked Creatures anthologies will be signing, selling their own work, and taking part in a giant Q&A. Opportunities to network, purchase anthologies and authors’ publications, and socialize will happen before the workshops, during lunch, and at the end of the event.

Here’s the schedule for the day, and pricing. The only thing not available “at the door” would be the critiques, so I didn’t put them here.

Costs for the event are tiered and a la carte:

Full day of 3-hour workshop, breakfast, lunch, networking, signing, author Q & A: 

NEHW members:        $50                              Non-NEHW members:           $60

 

Afternoon only, including lunch:

NEHW members:        $25                              Non-NEHW members:           $30

Schedule

9:30-10:00:                  Light morning snacks, coffee, tea, water

10:00 -10:50:               Workshop Part 1: Crafting Short Stories

11:00-11:50:                Workshop Part 2: Submitting and Selling Short Storie

12:00-12:50:                Workshop Part 3: “I sold a story! Now what?” Marketing & Promo

1:00-2:15:                    Lunch and Networking, Shopping Time

2:30-2:50:                    Author Signing (& Shopping Time)

3:00-4:30:                    Wicked Q&A

4:45-6:00:                    Individual Critique feedback in private, Social & Networking Time

 

If you can make it, we’ll see you tomorrow! If not, YES, I will be posting photos next week.

Writer? Get your short story shine-on this coming Saturday, April 9!

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Want some insider tips on writing, submitting, and marketing your short stories and selling to mags and anthos? Then don’t miss this workshop with me and experienced publication editors this coming Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. in Westford, Massachusetts!

Bonus? Lunch and a stellar signing event with the writers included in Wicked Women (which contains my story, “Arbor Day”) and Wicked Creatures (which includes my story, “Carving Grace”)!

Here are the details—I really hope to see you there!

Writing, Submitting, and Marketing Short Stories/Making Anthologies will be held at Atelier Pro-Kreative in the C.C. Sargent’s & Sons 1877 mill building on 69 Broadway Street, Westford, Mass.

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Dark Thoughts of the Ladies of Salem: Lady Mermaid

Sponsor: Salem Beautification Committee

Artist: Shella Billings

Lady Mermaid Salem Beautification Committee -- Shelia Billings

Lady Mermaid

I will never go home.

About this Series

In my dark love story “Carving Grace,” figureheads wander the streets at night in pursuit of happiness—yours. In honor of its publication in NEHW Press’ Wicked Creatures this month (get your copy here: https://bit.ly/WickedC), I’m celebrating figureheads for 2021 Poe Season!

In Salem this summer, I discovered a collection of figureheads called The Lady of Salem Maritime Public Art Celebration, https://www.salem.org/listing/lady-salem-maritime-public-art-celebration/. I took photos of as many as we spotted, and thought if, they were figureheads in my story, what would each be thinking? I made up their names (except for where indicated) and included sponsor and artist names if they were legible.

Dark Thoughts of the Ladies of Salem: Lady Marigold and Lady Lorna

Sponsor: The Home Depot

Artist: Keri May Killam

Lady Marigold The Home Depot - Keri May Killam

Lady Marigold

The fields went fallow.

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Dark Thoughts of the Ladies of Salem: Lady Tempest and Lady Icarus

Sponsor: www.sinisterstoriesofsalem.com

Artist: Kenneth Glover

Lady Tempest www.sinisterstoriesofsalem.com - Kenneth Glover

Lady Tempest

The storm killed them all.

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Dark Thoughts of the Ladies of Salem: Lady Peacock and Yvonne

Sponsor: Salem Beautification Committee

Artist: Jeanne Paré

Lady Peacock Salem Beautification Committee -- Jeanne Pare

Lady Peacock

They burned our home.

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Dark Thoughts of the Ladies of Salem: Lady Baker and Shalimar

Sponsor: Village Tavern Grill and Oyster Bar

Artist: Shella Farren Billings (name unclear)

Lady Baker Village Tavern Grill and Oyster Bar - Shelia Farren Billings (unclear)

Lady Baker

The bread was poisoned.

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Dark Thoughts of the Ladies of Salem: Lady Russet and Lady Crinoline

Sponsor: Beverly Cooperative Bank

Artist: Amberlynn Narvie

Lady Russet Beverly Cooperative Bank - Amberlynn Narvie

Lady Russet

I wasn’t allowed to leave.

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Dark Thoughts of the Ladies of Salem: Lady Gala and Lady Green

Sponsor: Salem Inn

Artist: Unclear; damaged plaque

Salem Inn -- Lady Gala

Lady Gala

My apple trees bore no fruit.

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Dark Thoughts of the Ladies of Salem: Lady Scarlet

Sponsor and Artist Unknown (unclear)

 

Ladies of Salem - Unknown

Lady Scarlet

The love of my life is gone.

About this Series

In my dark love story “Carving Grace,” figureheads wander the streets at night in pursuit of happiness—yours. In honor of its publication in NEHW Press’ Wicked Creatures this month (coming soon!), I’m celebrating figureheads for 2021 Poe Season!

In Salem this summer, I discovered Read the rest of this entry

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