Introduction to Screenwriting for Television or Movies (6 – 7 pm, 10/19/2021)
In this comprehensive session, you will learn about special screenwriting terms and formats for television and the big screen. You will also learn how to plot a story, develop characters, and execute your work in the proper screenwriting format. You will discover the difference between a treatment, a spec script and a shooting script and when to do each. And, you’ll get an inside look into the business of selling your script to agents and producers. The instructor is a journalist, author, screenwriter, agent, publisher, and adjunct online professor of publishing for Harvard. The webinar login information, along with a detailed tutorial to set up your free Zoom account, will be emailed the day before class.
Beginner's Guide to Getting Published (7 – 9 pm, 10/19/2021)
If your goal is to become a published freelance writer by selling a magazine article, short story, poem, or even a novel to a traditional publisher, this comprehensive workshop will guide you to, then past the editor's desk. You will discover how to:
- become a “published” writer overnight
- submit manuscripts the correct way
- find the right publisher for your work
- write irresistible query letters
- determine when and how to get an agent
- 100 ways to make money as a freelance writer
If you really want to succeed, this step-by-step workshop is a must! The webinar login information, along with a detailed tutorial to set up your free Zoom account, will be emailed the day before class.
Explore 50 Different Self-Publishing Options (9 – 10 pm, 10/19/2021)
Self-publishing is all the rage, but is it the best option for YOU? And, can you do both? You will discover the pros and cons of all the self-publishing options, including print-on-demand and e-book publishing, as well as Amazon options. You will leave with a rated description of 50 self-publishing companies. The webinar login information, along with a detailed tutorial to set up your free Zoom account, will be emailed the day before class.