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February Writing Show: Marketing Beyond Social Media
February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
We’ve all heard the advice to pick a social media platform we like and focus on that. But too often, that’s where the marketing conversation stops. What can you do beyond Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Our panel of experts will give you concrete tips on leveraging the connections you already have.
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Doors open at 6:00; meet & greet 6:00-6:45; program starts at 6:45)
Location: Firehouse Theatre 1609 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23220
Price: $12 – Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students)
J C Kang
JC Kang’s unhealthy obsession with Fantasy and Sci-Fi began at an early age when his brother introduced him to The Chronicles of Narnia, Star Trek, and Star Wars. As an adult, he combines his geek roots with his professional experiences as a Chinese Medicine doctor, martial arts instructor, and technical writer to pen epic fantasy stories. His Dragon Songs Saga has sold 75k copies. (@JCKang804)
Rosemary Rawlins is the author of two books: All My Silent Years, her debut historical fiction novel set in Cambodia, and Learning by Accident, a Caregiver’s True Story of Fear, Family, and Hope. Rosemary holds a B.S. in Human Resource Management from the University of Richmond, Virginia. She worked in the human resources field until a traumatic family incident inspired her to publish a memoir. Rosemary has presented numerous keynote speeches around the country on the topic of resilience and recently retired from her job as editor of BrainLine Blogs for WETA, an award-winning multi-media site. She loves reading, walking, and spending time on the beach with her husband in Nags Head, NC, where they now reside. (@RoRawlins)
Laura Lee Gulledge
Laura Lee Gulledge is an Eisner Award nominated author, illustrator, and active teaching artist based in Charlottesville. She is the creator of the YA graphic novels Page by Paige, Will & Whit, and The Dark Matter of Mona Starr (April 2020, Abrams Books) in addition to her interactive book Sketchbook Dares: 24 Ways to Draw Out Your Inner Artist. She’s a passionate proponent of Artner love, graphic medicine, and sustainable creativity. Laura Lee also enjoys exploring comics journalism, interactive event production, contemplative dance, street art, and the development of the Will & Whit DIY musical. (@WhoIsLauraLee)
Kris Spisak wrote her first book, Get a Grip on your Grammar: 250 Writing and Editing Reminders for the Curious or Confused (Career Press, 2017), with a goal to help writers of all kinds sharpen their craft and empower their communications. Her “Words You Should Know” podcast and “Grammartopia” events follow the same mission, as does her latest book, The Novel Editing Workbook: 105 Tricks and Tips for Revising Your Fiction Manuscript (Davro Press, 2020). A former college writing instructor, having taught at institutions including the University of Richmond and VCU, Kris is now an active speaker and freelance editor. She is a member of James River Writers, the Alliance of Independent Authors, and the Women’s Fiction Writers Association. (@KrisSpisak)
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