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“Get in Gear for Writing and Selling Short Stories” With Sarina Dorie

October 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm


On Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, Southern Oregon Willamette Writers will host Sarina Dorie who will present “Get in Gear for Writing and Selling Short Stories.”

“Using Short Stories to Market Yourself as a Writer”
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Free to members, $10.00 visitors

Sarina-Dorie-225x300One might ask why it would benefit you to shift your focus away from novel writing to short story writing. The number one reason is marketing. This is one more way to promote your novels and brand, while honing your craft and learning to write succinctly. Not only that, but you can make money and win contests doing so. Author Sarina Dorie will show you how to sell short fiction, where to find markets, what you need to include in a cover letter for short stories and more.

Workshop: “Writing and Selling Short Stories”
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. $25.00 for members, $30.00 for guests ($35 for whole day)

How does one know what a market wants? What makes a short story sellable and how does write a story that will sell? Come to this fast paced workshop to find out. We will practice dissecting markets and magazines so you know how to find the right ones for you. Bring a pencil and paper or laptop to experiment with short story techniques.

About Our Speaker – Sarina Dorie

Sarina Dorie has over 100 short stories published in the genres of fantasy, sci-fi, romance, humor, and non-fiction, has won numerous awards and has several published novels. Sarina has worked as an English, art and dance teacher, a copy editor at an advertising agency, and a writer. She joined her first critique group when she was sixteen, and has given workshops at the Willamette Writers, Romance Writers of America, Wordcrafters and various science fiction conventions like Worldcon and Gearcon.

Interested? Join us! All writers welcome.

About Meetings and Workshops at Southern Oregon Willamette Writers in Central Point

Southern Oregon Willamette Writers in Central Point meets on the first Saturday of the month. Monthly Membership Meeting 10:00-noon & Workshop 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Central Point City Hall Council Chambers. No meetings July, August & December.

Click here to learn more about Southern Oregon Willamette Writers in Southern Oregon.


October 1, 2016
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Central Point City Hall Council Chambers
140 S. Third Street
Central Point, OR


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