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Pitch Your Passions

Introductory/Intermediate | Distinguish yourself in the freelance marketplace by defining your niche. In this class, novice freelancers and more established writers looking to secure paid assignments with newspapers, glossy print, and digital media outlets will discuss niche markets such as book and product reviews, fashion, food, home décor, and more. We’ll learn how to develop or define an area of expertise, strengthen pitches, and use a single story for multiple outlets.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.

If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: Rachel Werner

Class Type: 2 Sessions

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Start Date: 01/24/2021

End Date: 01/31/2021

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$162.00 Member Price:
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$180.00 General Price:

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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 are included in "Wisconsin Cocktails" (UW-Press, 2020)—and her poetry in the anthology “Hope Is The Thing: 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.

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