CLASS: How Can Evernote Help Me Write?
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Sponsored by the Scriptscene Chapter of RWA
Instructor: Denise Alicea
Dates: April 6-11, 2015
Cost: Scriptscene Members – Free option or $10; RWA Members $15, Non-RWA $20
FMI and Payment Info:
NOTE: Classes are held on Yahoo! Groups, the Scriptscene FastTrack Workshops listserve. Students will be invited to the loop and must then follow instructions to complete their subscriptions. Students cannot be directly added.
How Can Evernote Help Me Write?
Evernote brings your life’s work together in one digital workspace. Evernote is the place to collect inspirational ideas, write meaningful words, and important documents. Evernote is a diverse tool. Can be used online, on the go, and makes taking notes as simple as possible!
· What is Evernote?
· Free vs. Paid
· Register for a Evernote account
· Download the application on your computer and mobile devices.
· Download the Evernote Webclipper
· Learn about the Evernote layout
· Creating Notes
· Creating Notebooks
· Using the Webclipper
· Using Search
· Writing a post and it’s features
· Tips for saving articles with webclipper.
· Using Notebooks to keep organized.
· Sharing your documents, notes, etc.
· Open day for questions.
About the Presenter
Denise Alicea – An RWA member since 2005, Denise has served the board of Celtic Hearts, Hearts Through History, and Scriptscene. As an Award Winning author, she always tries to find time to help contests and chapters alike through volunteering. Denise has her Bachelors in Marketing and PR and an MFA in Creative Writing.
WordPress & Blogging 101
WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. It’s used on many hosting companies from GoDaddy to Dreamhost. It also has a free option via wordpress.com. Just like all technology it looks like it has a lot of perks, but how do you learn them all? Lots of options become scary and complicated! Who has time to learn for something new? Don’t know all the resources or who to go to? Then this is the perfect class for you!
Day One: Introductions
Day Two: Know Your Resources/Where to Start/hosting/wordpress.com
Day Three: The WordPress Dashboard
Day Four: Themes & Customization
Day Five: Plugins
Day Six: Writing a post or a Page.
Day Seven: Adding and Managing Media
Day Eight: Working with Link Lists
Day Nine & Ten: Questions and Answers
RWA Members $15 Non- Members $25
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Want to learn the tips and tricks to publicize your novel and your own personal brand? This workshop is designed for all writers, whether newbies or experienced, traditionally published or self-pubbed.
Instructor: Heather Riccio
Dates: August 12–16, 2013
Cost: $10 for YARWA members (non-member fee is $20)
TO REGISTER go to: http://yarwa.com/programs
About the class: You’ve written a novel, now what? Even if you are with a publishing house, you can benefit from this class. Learn the tricks of the trade. Blog tours are all about visibility, but it’s the reviews that count. You aren’t just selling your novel, you’re selling “you.” Become friends with your readers and they’ll help you sell, sell, sell. Want to know who to contact in terms of magazine placement, etc? I have you covered. Let’s do this…together!
About the instructor: Heather has been a publicist with Entangled since December 2011, and has done marketing/publicity with the Palm Springs International Film Festival since 2008. Her Masters degree is in Fiction Writing and her undergraduate degree is a double degree in English and Anthropology from University of California, Riverside.She also works for Bowker part-time as a market researcher, which keeps her up-to-date on book trends. On the side, Heather can also be found doing pro-bono work as the Director of Partnerships for Project Migration, a fashion accessories company with a charitable initiative. Her life-long goal is to work for Entangled and write at night! Find her on Twitter @HeatherRiccio
For any questions, please contact YARWA VP of Programs, Lea Nolan at vp-programs (at)YARWA (dot) com
Interested in joining YARWA? Click here to learn more: http://yarwa.com/join-yarwa
Inaccurate Realities is a literary magazine for young adults and the young at heart. There is no denying that people of all ages are now reading YA, but when we looked around we noticed a significant lack of publications focusing on YA short fiction – especially genre fiction. Our emphasis here are Inaccurate Realities is on speculative fiction, in all its forms. Science fiction, fantasy, paranormal, horror, dystopian, steampunk, cyberpunk, alternate history and everything in between.
We are a quarterly magazine and are looking for fresh and exciting Young Adult short fiction from writers of all ages. Each of our issues is focused on a set theme and we’re looking for short fiction and artwork that fits those themes.
Our first few issues will be as follows:
Issue 1: October 2013.
Submissions due by August 15 2013
Issues 2: January 2014.
Theme: Time Travel.
Submissions due by November 15 2013
Issues 3: April 2014.
Submissions due by February 15 2014
Please read our submissions guidelines on our website
And if you have any further questions don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org