ONLINE CLASS: Sell Your Story – The Art of the Pitch (2289)

Three Tuesdays: October: 4, 11, 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ET Online

Price: 
$185 Per Person (10% off for members)
Do you have a story you want to get published? Learn how to craft a winning pitch that will get editors excited, and your story sold. Whether you hope to sell a personal essay or a reported story, veteran freelance writer Nevin Martell, whose work has appeared in dozens of high-profile publications, will teach you the techniques, tips, and tricks you need to know to do it successfully. Discover the best places to pitch stories and how to track down the right person to contact. Learn the art of writing an irresistible hook and a compelling query. Find out how to negotiate your fee and what to ask for in a contract to ensure you’re retaining the necessary rights, so you can use your story to create future works, such as a memoir or book-length project. You will receive two rounds of feedback on a pitch for a single story.
 
Three Tuesdays: October: 4, 11, 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ET Online

Required Books:

So You Want To Be A Writer: How to get started (while you still have a day job), by Allison Tait and Valerie Khoo (9780648555902)

Nevin Martell is a D.C.-area based food and travel writer, parenting essayist, and photographer who has been published by The Washington Post, USA Today, Saveur, Men’s Journal, National Geographic, Fortune, Travel + Leisure, Runner’s World, D.C. st, Washington City Paper, and many other publications. He is the author of eight books, including Red Truck Bakery Cookbook: Gold-Standard Recipes from America’s Favorite Rural Bakery, The Founding Farmers Cookbook: 100 Recipes for True Food & Drink, It’s So Good: 100 Real Food Recipes for Kids, and the small-press smash Looking for Calvin and Hobbes: The Unconventional Story of Bill Watterson and His Revolutionary Comic Strip. He has appeared on The Frommer’s Travel Show, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, the Chatter on Books podcast, and elsewhere. Find him online at nevinmartell.com and on Instagram and Twitter @nevinmartell.

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

$185.00
SKU: 9787000010109
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So You Want To Be A Writer: How to get started (while you still have a day job) By Allison Tait, Valerie Khoo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780648555902
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Published: Australian Writers' Centre Publishing - June 8th, 2019