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Melody Groves Magazine Class

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday, October 13, 2018 9am-noon
Saturday, October 27, 2018 9am-noon

Instructor: Melody Groves
Where: SWW office: 3200 Carlisle NE, suite #114
Cost: $79 SWW members; $84 Osher; $89 non-members
Register at the SWW meetings or call the
SWW office @ (505) 830-6034 (M-Th 9-12)
Thanks to the invention of the Internet, the op-portunity to write for magazines is almost endless. With over 9,000 magazines published yearly, in addition to those online, the world is your oyster. But, there are tricks to bagging an assignment.
So if you’ve got a good idea but don’t know where to go or how to start, look no more. This class is for you.
In six hours we’ll cover:
✓ finding your story,
✓ finding the market,
✓ tweaking the same idea for different magazines,
✓ writing a query that sells,
✓ photo requirements,
✓ approaching an editor. And that’s just for starters.
Instructor Biography:
Eight-time award-winner Melody Groves is the author of six historical fiction novels, three non-fiction books. Her dozens of magazine articles appear in Wild West, True West, New Mexi-co Magazine, Enchantment Magazine and many more. Past-president of SouthWest Writers, she’s also a member of Western Writers of America. And when not writing, she plays rhythm guitar (and tambourine) in the Jammy Time Band.
Questions? melodygroves@comcast.net


October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am
October 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm