I’m Ready to Submit My Writing to Magazines and Journals — But How? with Tina Tocco (via Zoom)

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Saturday, November 12, 2022
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Description

You’ve got a few pieces you’re proud of, but how do you get started in the world of submissions? What are the mistakes you want to avoid? In this workshop, you’ll learn where to find publications that are looking for work, proper manuscript format, and submission etiquette. You’ll also draft a cover letter bio appropriate for submissions. And we’ll even talk about those dreaded rejections. You’ll walk out with all the basics to get started submitting — plus a cover letter you can continue to build on. Spend some time getting ready for the wild world of submissions!

Full list of topics: Finding open calls and publications; a look at a journal’s website; a look at Submittable; submission etiquette; submission format; rejections; and cover letters.

This 2-hour workshop will be taught via Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed at the time of registration. (Please check spam / promotions filters.) Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Tina Tocco is a Pushcart Prize nominee. A writer for both adults and young readers, Tina’s work has appeared in many publications, including Highlights, Cricket, Humpty Dumpty, Turtle, Crab Creek Review, and Italian Americana. Her work has been featured in various anthologies, such as The Best Small Fictions 2019 and Best Nonfiction Food (2020), and will soon appear in the middle-grade ghost story anthology Haunted States of America (Macmillan Publishing Group). Tina earned her MFA in creative writing from Manhattanville College, where she was editor-in-chief of Inkwell, the college’s national literary journal. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She teaches for Kids Short Story Connection (Greenburgh), Arts Escape (Connecticut), GrubStreet (Massachusetts), Hugo House (Washington), and other organizations.



Event Location and Ticket Information

Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Times: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Presenter: Hudson Valley Writers Center
Presenter Phone: 914-332-5953



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