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FREE | Promote Like a Pro: A PR Cheat Sheet for Writers

Genres: The Writing Life


Open to all levels

1 Session

Start Date: July 19, 2023
End Date: July 19, 2023
Day of Week: Wednesday
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm PT
Capacity: 100 seats

Feel like you've been writing for years, but hardly anyone knows? This workshop breaks down seven steps for promoting your published work and writing skills (i.e. editing, beta reading, book reviews, etc.). We'll discuss which digital platforms to utilize; how to simplify content creation; and how to identify what personal strengths you can leverage to maximize marketing efforts online, at conferences, via book events, and more.

Registration dates:

June 13: Free classes open with general public registration.

Rachel Werner

Rachel Werner


Rachel Werner is a teaching artist for Hugo House, The Loft Literary Center, and Lighthouse Writers Workshop in addition to being the founder of The Little Book Project WI. Her literary writing and craft essays have been featured by Off Menu Press, Digging Through The Fat, and Voyage YA Literary Journal. A selection of Rachel's recipes is included in Wisconsin Cocktails (UW-Press, 2020), and her poetry in the anthology Hope Is The Thing: Wisconsinites on Perseverance in a Pandemic (The Wisconsin Historical Society, 2021). She also regularly contributes content to TheKitchn, The Spruce Eats, and Fabulous Wisconsin. Her latest book, Glow and Grow: A Brown Girl's Positive Body Guide (Free Spirit Publishing), is forthcoming in fall 2024.

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