You've got a few pieces you're proud of, but how do you get started in the world of submissions? What are the mistakes you want to avoid?
In this workshop, you'll learn where to find publications that are looking for work, proper manuscript format, and submission etiquette. You'll also draft a cover letter bio appropriate for submissions. And we'll even talk about those dreaded rejections.
You'll walk out with all the basics to get started submitting--plus a cover letter you can continue to build on. Spend a few hours getting ready for the wild world of submissions!
Full list of topics: Finding open calls and publications; a look at a journal's website; a look at Submittable; submission etiquette; submission format; rejections; and cover letters.
Instructor: Tina Tocco is a Pushcart Prize nominee. Her work has appeared in publications for children and adults, including Highlights for Children, Highlights High Five, Cricket, Humpty Dumpty, New Ohio Review, River Styx, Potomac Review, and Italian Americana. Tina has contributed to multiple anthologies, such as The Best Small Fictions (2019). She was a Reader-in-Residence for SmokeLong Quarterly Issue 72. Her short story "The Unknown Soldier" is pending publication in Haunted States of America, a middle-grade ghost story anthology (SCBWI-Henry Holt). Tina earned her MFA from Manhattanville College, where she was editor-in-chief of Inkwell, the college’s national literary journal.
---Details: I'm Ready to Submit My Writing to Magazines & Journals--But How? takes place Thursday June 8 from 6:30-8:30pm online remotely via Zoom.Prerequisites: NoneGenre: Fiction, nonfiction, and poetryLevel: Intermediate-AdvancedFormat: Craft talk Location: This class takes place online remotely via Zoom.Size: Limited to 40 participants (including scholarships).Scholarships: Two scholarship spots are available for this class for writers in Northeast Ohio. Apply by April 24.Cancellations & Refunds: Cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the first class meeting to receive a full refund. Email email@example.com.