Sunday, September 17, 2017: Lois Hoffman–Write! Publish! Sell!.

  Whether you want to write a book as a marketing tool for your business, for your career as a writer, or as a creative hobby, find out how YOU can self-publish a book and sell it online on sites such as Amazon and Barnes and Noble. This course will take you on a tour… Read more »

Sunday, October 15, 2017: Shannon Connor Winward on submitting

So you’ve written an article, poem, essay or story.  You’ve tightened and revised it, polished ’til it shines.  Now what? In this workshop, we will explore the submission process, from targeting markets to hitting “send” and everything in between. Learn how to format your manuscript, craft a cover letter, navigate submission platforms  and improve your… Read more »

Sunday, November 19, 2017: Gail Husch on historical fiction

Gail Husch on historical fiction. Gail is the author of The Button Field, owner of Barley Mill Press, and a Professor of Art History at Goucher College.

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Liz DeJesus on “Fairy Tale Retelling: Old tales in new skins”

Liz DeJesus will help you discover ways to bring classic fairy tales to life in your unique voice and your preferred genre. DeJesus will talk about ways to use horror, science fiction and fantasy to retell stories like Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, Red Riding Hood and many more. Create timeless heroes and villains. She… Read more »

Sunday, January 21, 2018: Grants & Opportunities for Artists Step-by-Step

with Roxanne Stanulis, Program Officer, Artist Programs and Services and Ramona DeFelice Long, writer and editor Learn what services are available to writers, including who’s eligible for grants and fellowships and what’s involved in the application process. All services are free. Learn how much the DDOA has to offer you and how easy it is… Read more »