"How to Get Your Manuscript Published" Date: Place:

"How to Get Your Manuscript Published"
Date: July 23-24, 2014 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Place: Texas Tech University-Fredericksburg, 2818 E. US Highway 290, Fredericksburg,
Texas, 78624
Cost: $275
Credits: 15 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) requirements and 1.5 Continuing Education
Units (CEU)
Instructor: Christine Granados is the author of six books, including Brides and Sinners in El Chuco
as well as biographies for young adults. She has published essays in Texas Monthly and Texas Observer, has worked as a journalist for several newspapers and was inducted into the Texas Institute of
Letters in 2014.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (working lunch, box lunch provided)
The first day session reviews the author biography. It also offers methods that can be used to enhance
your author biography. Furthermore, the workshop provides:
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Strategies for writing an author biography
Exercises and templates for writing the query letter
Query letter do’s and don’ts
An opportunity for participants to create a query
Thursday, July 24, 2014 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (working lunch, box lunch provided)
The second day session is an overview of the writing market. It offers tips on finding a publication that
is right for your type of writing. It also provides:
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An opportunity for participants to critique query letters
Resources for possible places to publish
“Best practices” sharing sessions with colleagues and authors
Multi-media resources that can be used at home
A completed query letter to use when submitting a manuscript
To register: https://indico.ads.ttu.edu/confRegistrationFormDisplay.py/display?confId=99
Accommodations:
Fredericksburg Inn & Suites
$69 + tax if reserved by phone by June
25 “Texas Tech Workshop” Block
Phone: 830-997-0202
Holiday Inn Express
$149 + tax if reserved by June 1
"Texas Tech Workshop" Block
Phone: 830-997-3377
Sugarberry Inn
$175 + tax if reserved by phone by June 1
10% discount with promo code TTW7
“Texas Tech Workshop” Block
Phone: 512-584-0536
Bloomingwild Bed & Breakfast
$125 + tax with 20% discount for 3-day reservation
(July 22-24)
"Texas Tech Workshop" Block
Phone: 866-224-7897
For more information, contact: [email protected]
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