Sunday, November 7th, 2021
1-Day Morning & Afternoon Zoom Workshop
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Led by Ying Compestine, award-winning author, inspirational speaker, and former food editor for Martha Stewart's Whole Living magazine. Ying is the multi-talented author of 20 books including fiction, picture books, and cookbooks. She has also worked as the spokesperson for several international companies such as Nestle Maggi and Celestial Seasoning. Many of Ying’s books have won numerous awards globally and are required reading in schools around the world. A few are currently being adapted into TV shows and a feature film.
Session 1: How to Manage Your Creative Career
10:00AM -12:30PM PST via Zoom
Have you ever wondered why some talented authors find success while others struggle?
If your dream is to be a working writer, this lecture will teach you the important aspects of managing a creative business career. After all, publishing is where art meets commerce and all aspiring writers need to be aware and informed of the realities of publishing with the goal of earning and sustaining a living.
You will also learn the techniques that successful writers use to treat their work as a business and improve their income: setting clear objectives, effective marketing, considering new opportunities, strategic negotiation, and finding ways to create lucrative income by leveraging their efforts.
Drawing upon her personal experience, Ying will share share her journey so that you too might maximize exposure for your work. This class offers you all the ingredients you need for a successful career as a writer.
This workshop will help writers bring greater focus to their work.
ONE HOUR BREAK
Session 2: How to Sell What You Write
1:30PM - 4:00PM PST via Zoom
If you have a fantastic idea for a book or are currently working on your story, this informative workshop will introduce you to what you need to know about publishing, from selling your manuscript to a reputable publisher to marketing your book.
You will also find out whether you should hire an agent, what editors are looking for, how to create a winning book proposal, how to sell your idea before you’ve completed your project, and negotiate a book contract yourself.
This seminar will equip you with the knowledge you need to sell what you write.
ONLINE COURSE STRUCTURE:
This 1-Day Workshop will meet via Zoom on Sunday, November 7th, 2021.
Session 1 will be 10AM - 12:30 PST
Session 2 will be 1:30PM - 4:00PM PST
*Recordings of both sessions will be made available to everyone who enrolls.
You can pay for the course in full or use Affirm to pay over time with equal Monthly Payments. Both options are available at checkout.
Ying Compestine | Live via Zoom
November 7th, 2021
Seminar is fully ONLINE and meets via Zoom
Award-winning author, inspirational speaker, and former food editor for Martha Stewart's Whole Living magazine, Ying Chang Compestine is the multi-talented author of 20 books including fiction, picture books, and cookbooks. She has also worked as the spokesperson for several international companies such as Nestle Maggi and Celestial Seasoning. Ying is the sought-after speaker at schools, universities, cruise ships, and high-end resorts, including The World, Crystal, and Silver Seas, and on the private jet TCS. Many of Ying’s books have won numerous awards globally and are required reading in schools around the world. A few are currently being adapted into TV shows and a feature film.