How to Write for Chicken Soup for the Soul
Would you like to publish your story in the bestselling trade paperback series in publishing history but aren’t sure how to go about it? Join veteran writer Tracy Crump, author of 22+ Chicken Soup for the Soul stories, for an inside look at what makes this series tick. Learn what Chicken Soup wants, what they don’t want, and how you can stir up a winning Chicken Soup for the Soul story.
Writing Convincing Nonfiction - Let's Begin Those Chapters (Part 2)
The nonfiction market is one of the toughest in publishing to crack. Having what you need to answer every question an agent and editor will ask of you is vital. In these two classes, we will cover the essentials you need to “convince” the publishing professional you and your book are worth their time and investment. This course will cover the 5 basic book structures—introduce, test and organize your material—build your outline—define your target reader—and describe the skill or ability the reader will learn or the problem you will help the reader solve. *We recommend taking Part 1: Writing Convincing Nonfiction: Idea to Outline as a prerequisite.
Queue up for Quotes
Writers love words. One set of words that add flavor to our writing and wisdom to our words are quotations. Queue Up For Quotes is a course delving into the ins and outs of using quotations for writers. Come learn more about quotes, how to format them, when and how to use them, verifying accuracy of quotes and how to be more quotable. Poet Letitia Landon wrote,” An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.”