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Writing Lab: "From Brilliant Idea to Successful Publication" with Margaret Lucke

  • Friday, January 13, 2023
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Zoom Online Meeting

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  • Premium Membership includes free entry to all General Speaker Meetings, Insider Workshops and Writing Labs for the year. You must be logged in to select this option. You will receive an invitation to the Zoom online meeting after you have registered and payment is complete.
  • Standard and Student members are provided a la carte access to Writing Labs at the Member rate of $45. You must be logged in to select this option. You will receive an invitation to the Zoom online meeting after you have registered and payment is complete.
  • Non-Members pay $90 for each Writing Lab. Please note that if you choose to join the Guild before registering for this event you will pay a $75 Membership fee, and then attend this event for $45 (50% discount). You will also gain all the benefits of membership in the Guild including 50% off future Writing Labs and 50% to 66% (Early Bird) off Insider Workshops. You will receive an invitation to the Zoom online meeting after you have registered and payment is complete.

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From Brilliant Idea to Successful Publication

Guest Speaker: Margaret Lucke

About Margaret

Margaret Lucke flings words around as a writer and editor in the San Francisco Bay Area. She writes tales of love, ghosts, and murder, sometimes all three in one book. She is the author of four novels—House of Desire, House of Whispers, Snow Angel, and A Relative Stranger (an Anthony Award finalist)—and is the editor of Fault Lines, a short story anthology from the Northern California chapter of Sisters in Crime. She is a former president of Mystery Writers of America NorCal.

Margaret has also published two how-to books on the craft of writing and more than 60 short stories, feature articles, and scripts for mystery weekends. For many years she has taught fiction writing classes for UC Berkeley Extension and other venues.
Visit her at www.margaretlucke.com
and 
https://www.facebook.com/Margaret.Lucke.Author/



Description:

From Brilliant Idea to Successful Publication

Everyone has stories to tell, and many of us want to put our stories into the hands of readers. The start of a new year presents a good opportunity to take a big-picture look at what you want to accomplish with your writing in the months ahead.

In this session we’ll explore the process of developing your story, from getting the initial spark, through putting it down on the page, to getting it published and out into world. Whether you are writing a novel, a short story, a memoir, or a personal essay, you’ll come away with inspiration, helpful information, and a clear idea of the path that leads to becoming a published author.

What you will learn:

  • How to find story ideas when you need them
  • The six essential elements of any good story
  • How to approach doing the necessary research
  • Strategies for writing the first draft
  • Strategies for rewriting process
  • Approaches to getting your story published

Location: Zoom Online Meeting

To receive a full refund minus a $25 cancellation processing fee, attendees must cancel their registration 5 days before the event. No refunds will be given after that time.

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Unable to attend, no problem, all paid registrants will receive a video replay of this presentation.

You will receive an invitation to the Zoom online meeting after you have registered and payment is complete. Meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.

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Event Contact: Ariella Moon
authorariellamoon@gmail.com

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