Willamette Writers on the River January 22 meeting


“What is (Your) Publishing Success?”

Presented by Valerie Ihsan

Monday, January 22, 2018 from 6:30–8:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church, Allison Room, Corvallis, OR
Please use 9th Street parking lot entrance

What does it mean to “make it” as an author? What about your publishing goals? What should you be aiming for? Author Valerie Ihsan will lead a discussion on the different kinds of success in the (self) publishing realm and what things a writer needs to consider when setting up their own publishing busines

Valerie Ihsan is the author of The Scent of Apple Tea and Smell the Blue Sky: young, pregnant, and widowed. She is a winner of the B.R.A.G. Medallion for Top Indie-Published Books. She co-chaired the Mid-Valley Chapter of Willamette Writers for seven years, and now teaches low-cost classes for self-publishing for authors. She also teaches various workshops on writing, editing, and on grief, such as “Booze and Chocolate Aren’t the Only Ways to Cope: Turning negative emotions into art.” She’s a successful freelance editor through her company, Yellow Pen Editing, and is also a certified bereavement facilitator, and licensed massage therapist. For more information about our guest, please visit: http://ValerieIhsanAuthor.com

Willamette Writers on the River (http://willamettewriters.org/wwotr) is the Corvallis Chapter of Willamette Writers. This event is free to members and full-time students. Guests of members pay $5; visitors pay $10, no one is turned away.

This program is not endorsed or sponsored by First Presbyterian Church.