Thursday, June 27, 2013

OCCRWA Proudly Presents: header
July 15 – July 28, 2013

Getting Your 15 Minutes (2-week class)

with Susan Palmquist
About the Class:

In “Getting your 15 Minutes,” participants will learn how to do their own promotion and public relations. You will learn how to write a news release that grabs attention.  Also, you’ll learn how to put together a media kit and how to work with the media.  In addition, learn how to prepare yourself for interviews.

There will also be tips and tricks on low cost ways to promote yourself and your work.

About the Instructor:

Susan Palmquist is both a freelance writer and author. Under her own name, she writes romances and mysteries and is the author of six novels and her short stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies.  Using her pen name, Vanessa Devereaux she is the bestselling author of erotica and erotic romances including Last First KissCater to MeWho’s the Boss? and One Night With You.

Prior to her career in writing she worked in public relations and spent three years as a publicist for a publisher. She has recently re-launched her own PR company, SusanPalmquistPR and enjoys sharing promotion tips and techniques with fellow writers.

Enrollment Information

This is a 2-week online course that uses email and Yahoo Groups. The class is open to anyone wishing to participate. The cost is $15.00 per person or, if you are a member of OCCRWA, $10.00 per person.