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Platform Focus: Building Your Writer’s Platform

Date:
Sunday, August 5
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
St. Helen’s D

This focus class is a large-group get-together led by a group of experts who will sit with you and answer whatever questions you might have about a topic close to the heart of your career. 

Discuss the nuts-and-bolts, step-by-step process for creating a following and fan base for your work. Leaders will talk about the general process of developing a vibrant pack of loyal readers, and how you can apply the details to your specific situation.



Instructor

Russell Nohelty

Russell Nohelty is a writer, publisher, and consultant. He runs Wannabe Press, a small press that publishes weird books for weird people. He’s run successful Kickstarter campaigns for Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter, Katrina Hates the Dead, My Father Didn’t Kill Himself, Spaceship Broken: Needs Repairs, I Can’t Stop Tooting: A Love Story, Monsters and Other Scary Shit, and Pixie Dust, raising over $70,000 on the platform to date, including multiple $25,000 Kickstarters.

Now, he is dedicated to showing other creatives how to build their own businesses by hosting workshops, developing courses, and traveling the country with his book. He truly believes anybody can be a success as long as they treat themselves like an entrepreneur and run their career like a business.