After the success of the first Superstars Writing Seminar in Pasadena, Kevin j Anderson and Rebecca Moesta will again be joining bestselling authors Brandon Sanderson, Dave Wolverton, and Eric Flint to present another three-day set of intensive lectures. This time, the team will be joined by guest instructor Sherrilyn Kenyon, author of the popular Dark Hunter series; she’s had fourteen #1 New York Times bestsellers in the last two years!
The Superstars Writing Seminar is a practical, no-nonsense course on business topics for the professional writer. Topics include:
Economics of Commercial Publishing
How Editors Look at Manuscripts, Novels, and Short Fiction
Dissecting a Book Contract
How to Read and Understand a Royalty Statement
Dirty Secrets: What You Need to Know About Being a Professional Author
How to Leverage Your Intellectual Property
Balancing Acts: Writing World and Real World
Networking and Self-Promotion for Authors
Pitching the Big Proposal
Two Heads Are Better than One: Collaborations
How to Get an Edge with New Media
Movies, TV, and Authors
How to Increase Your Writing Productivity
—and more, including open Q&A sessions, a special limited-seating VIP banquet to get to know the instructors, and plenty of networking opportunities among the teachers, other writers, and fellow students.
Dates are January 13–15, 2011 (Thursday–Saturday, the weekend before the national holiday of Martin Luther King Day). Early-bird pricing is still in effect, but prices will go up at the end of October. For more information and to sign up, go to www.superstarswritingseminars.com.