This presentation will cover the advantages and disadvantages of small press publishing. Advantages: agents may not be required, quicker publishing timeline, close knit group of people you come to know and the ability to hit a niche market. Pitfalls: smaller press runs, smaller budgets, some small presses may not do enough advertising and marketing to […]
WOK Members and Competition Winners are Celebrated Writers of Kern Member achievements, our incomparable WOK Volunteers, Young Writers of Kern (YWOK), and Peggy Connelly Scholarship winners are honored and celebrated at this annual affair. Join us at Hodel’s , located at 5917 Knudsen Dr. Bakersfield, CA 93308.
Jeanne De Vita │Essential Master Class in Writing Romance Novels: Arc, Beats, and Craft Jeanne De Vita is pleased to present a master class on the essential craft of writing a romance novel. Commercial fiction is an enormous market but how do you know if your story has the structure to stand up and the […]
Workshop: The Difference between a Sitcom, a Screenplay, a Play, and a Waste of Time Have you ever asked, “How do they do that?” when watching a sitcom, screenplay, or play? Your opportunity to find out comes at the February 16 Writers of Kern meeting. Allan Katz, writer and producer of countless favorite and beloved […]
Workshop: Finding Your Story Who are you writing for? Yourself? Or, do you have a specific audience in mind? When Vaun Thygerson takes the podium at the January 19 Writers of Kern meeting, she will help writers learn to identify their potential target audience and discern what may interest them. “Everybody wants to hear a […]