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Essay, The Writing Life

  • Term: Summer 2022
  • Start Date: July 6, 2022
  • End Date: July 27, 2022
  • Day of Week: Wednesday
  • Time: 7:10pm - 9:10pm
  • Level: Open to all levels
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: Online
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $240.00
  • Member Price: $216.00

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Pitching Essays and Articles for Publication

Do you want to publish essays and articles? Whether you're working toward your first byline, or you want to improve your acceptance rate, this class will help you develop strong pitches, build relationships with editors, and negotiate contracts. With a step-by-step guide to make the process less intimidating, you will learn the craft of pitches, angles, and finding the right editor. When we finish, you will have a strong pitch ready to send out to a list of editors.

Sabra Boyd

Sabra Boyd

she/her/they

Sabra is a freelance writer, public speaker, former healthcare administrator, and “retired” child actor. Her personal essays and journalism have been featured in the Washington Post, Vice, Psychology Today, HuffPost, Eater, Seattle Times, and more. Sabra writes about food, beauty, healthcare, homelessness, exploitation, and tech. Having grown up all over the west coast, writing about place as character is central to much of her work. Sabra strives to be a writer’s writer, dedicated to helping others build their own successful writing careers.