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Posts Tagged ‘S. Kirk Walsh’

Susan Orlean Set to Keynote Mediabistro’s Summer Literary Intensive

Last summer, we reported about the temporary move from New York to Los Angeles of New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean. A snappy Twitter exchange (or two) later, we are now happy to herald her participation in Mediabistro’s upcoming online Literary Festival & Workshops, running July 16 through August 1.

Orlean is one of several high-profile speakers set to provide literary wisdom and guidance:

Susan Orlean 

Author
Journalist, The New Yorker

Constance Hale 

Author, Sin & Syntax

Opening Keynote 

 

5 Secrets for Wicked Good Prose
Rebecca Skloot 

Author, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Jason Boog 

Publishing Editor GalleyCat, Mediabistro

Unconventional Publicity: How She Made Her Debut Science Book Into a Best-Seller 

 

How to Build a Social Media Platform for
Your Book
Sarah Fine 

Author and Child Psychologist

Jason Allen Ashlock 

Literary Agent and President Movable Type Management

Overcome Obstacles to Become the Writer
You Want to Be
The Literary Agent’s Wishlist: Multimedia
Ideas for Print, Digital, Film & TV

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Mediabistro Course

Middle Grade Novel Writing

Middle Grade Novel WritingStarting January 15, work with a literary agent to write your middle-grade novel! In this course, you'll learn how to develop strong characters, write compelling dialogue, master the art of revision, and market your work to publishing houses and agents. Register now!

Daily Deal: Get $75 Off When You Sign Up For Short Story Writing Course Today

man_writing01.jpgThroughout the month of December, mediabistro.com is offering daily deals on a slew of its courses starting in January. Today’s deal is one we think FishbowlNY readers will really enjoy.

Sign up now for the online short story writing course using the special code DAILY1202 and save $75 off the registration fee.

The six-week introductory course, starting January 12, will help you learn the fundamentals of fiction and how to get your stories published. During the course, you’ll write two short stories and get feedback on each piece from instructor S. Kirk Walsh, who has worked at The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Details, Entertainment Weekly and Self. Kirk will also discuss where and how to submit your stories for publication, whether you want to be published in literary magazines or somewhere on the Web.

Learn more and sign up here.