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Saturday, March 12 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Tell & Sell Your Story

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Beyond taking your story from blog to book and beyond, this interactive discussion walks you through the steps needed to cull your blog posts and random emails into a cohesive work with a clear beginning, middle, and end, covering: - They key steps to writing a book proposal - How to find a literary agent - How to come upon an inspired idea, and how do you recognize when you've found one - Exploring the most useful writing apps and software - Learning about helpful online brainstorming communities and writing exercises

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Michael Chaney

ProfessorSavannah College of Art & DesignMichael Jackson Chaney’s films and time based media installations have been exhibited internationally. His short films have been included in numerous domestic and international film festivals including The International Film Festival Rotterdam... Read More →
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Stephanie Klein

Author/Speaker/ScreenwriterStephanieklein.comRanked the 26th most powerful blogger in the world by The Observer, dubbed “The Carrie Bradshaw of New York bloggers,” by The New York Times, author, screenwriter, and keynote speaker Stephanie Klein is known for her confessional, intimate... Read More →
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Alex Lerner

MgrKaplan/Perrone EntertainmentStarted my entertainment career at CAA in 2004 where I was a trainee and then an Agent in the Motion Picture Lit department. I joined Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment as a manager in 2010 and focus on representing writers and directors for film and tele... Read More →

David Hale Smith

PresDHS Literary IncDavid Hale Smith is the founder of DHS Literary, Inc., a literary agency and entertainment media management firm in Dallas, Texas. Smith's work on behalf of his clients has been mentioned in Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Post, Texas Monthly, and... Read More →
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Ned Vizzini

WriterNed VizziniNed Vizzini is the author of three acclaimed young adult books: It's Kind of a Funny Story (now a major motion picture), Be More Chill, and Teen Angst? Naaah.... Ned has spoken at over 200 schools, universities, and libraries around the world about writing and mental... Read More →

Saturday March 12, 2011 12:30pm - 1:30pm CST
Sheraton, Creekside

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