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Kickstarting Your Writing Career Workshop 2016

  • 23 Jan 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Torrance Municipal Airport-Zamperini Field, 3301 Airport Drive, Torrance CA 90505

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A new year means another new start for your writing career.

In this workshop, we hope to answer questions about writing/publishing to help you find the “write path” towards achieving your writing dreams. 

We'll help you map out your writing career by clarifying your writing visions, setting your writing goals for the year, and mapping out a three year career plan.

You'll discover what kind of writer you are, and learn all about your different publishing options.

If you’ve always wanted to write, but don’t know where to start, if you’re stuck in a writing rut or want to rekindle your passion for writing, or if you’re serious about getting published but don’t know much about the industry, this workshop will be of great help to you.

We’ll have worksheets, handouts and writing exercises to help you get started on whatever writing path you wish to travel.

Here's a sampling of what you'll learn if you register for the workshop:


1. The Key Paths to Publishing - Traditional publishing and self-publishing are just two of the many options you have for getting published.

2. How a book gets published traditionally

3. The basics of self-publishing including:

a. Your self-publishing options

b. The Real Cost of Self-Publishing a book


4. The pros and cons for both traditional publishing and self-publishing


5. Other Publishing Options


6. Tools to kickstart your writing career
And much, much more!


About the Speaker

Nutschell (pronounced Noo-SHELL, in case you were wondering) Anne Windsor is a middle grade/young adult fantasy writer who hails from the Philippines and now lives in sunny Los Angeles. She is the Founder and President of CBW-LA and is the Assistant Regional Adviser of the L.A. Region of SCBWI (Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators).

Nutschell founded the Children’s Book Writers of Los Angeles (CBW-LA.org) in 2010 with the hope of sharing knowledge with fellow children’s book writers in the area. Following a BA in Psychology from the University of the Philippines (Diliman), Nutschell became an English teacher at Miriam College High School. Currently, she is the Creative Writing (Online) and Events Rep for UCLA Extension Writers’ Program.

Nutschell’s experiences have turned her into a detail-oriented, organized planner, and she uses these skills to teach and facilitate workshops and critique sessions for CBW-LA. She is also an active member of the blogging community. She shares writing tips, techniques and reports on various writing events at www.thewritingnut.com and on Twitter @nutschell.


Date: January 16, 2015, Saturday

***Date may change to January 23rd depending on room availability***

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Venue: TBA

Fee: $45


*$10 Discount for CBW-LA Members when you pay online

*Non-members pay the full amount 

*Fee includes workshop materials, handouts, worksheet and a copy of STORY SPROUTS: SETTING: WRITING RESOURCE & ANTHOLOGY

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