Tues. 8/15 & 8/29, 7-9p Gordon Square Arcade Conference Room, 6516 Detroit Ave., Cleve. OH 44102
$ 30 / 25 for members
In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of how to identify compelling story ideas, develop them into saleable pitches, research markets, and submit ideas to editors. Over two sessions, you will develop your own pitch and get feedback on it. If you're interested in breaking into magazines or online publications, this is for you.
Annie Zaleski is a freelance writer, editor, journalist and marketing consultant/strategist. A 2002 Harvard graduate, she's been writing professionally since 1999. Her work has appeared in dozens of print publications including Rolling Stone, Spin, Billboard, Alternative Press, The Village Voice, Los Angeles Times, Cleveland Plain Dealer, New York Journal News and Boston Herald as well as online publications like Vulture, The A.V. Club, Amazon.com, Salon and Billboard.com. She's also been a regular guest on various radio stations and previously served as managing editor of Alternative Press, the nation’s premiere music magazine for punk, alternative and underground music.