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Storybuilders Workshop 104

Back in January I partnered with Blue 1647 with a workshop idea that would help creative professionals craft their stories. I'm currently teaching the workshop on selected dates. Here's the class info, in case you are interested in attending:

StoryBuilders 104 Stacked! The Art of Advertising by LoviettaSimpkins

StoryBuilders 104: Stacked! The Art of Advertising

Blue Lacuna 2150 South Canalport Avenue 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60608


Mar. 29th 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Publishing is the goal and what form your story takes, will garner a experience of uncertainty but with the Storybuilders help you can learn how to navigate unfamiliar territory. The next steps for publication, are examined based on your ultimate goal​. ​The outcome can take on many forms such as Publishing work, Short Stories, First Drafts for Novels, Poems, Spoken Word, Children's Books, Comics, Graphic Novels, Scripts or Screenplays, Music Lyrics, Advertising Campaigns, Blogs, or Journalism Projects, Videos etc. Ideal for aspiring publishers, authors, artists, creatives, entrepreneurs, journalists, marketers. ________________ Materials 1 Journal or Notebook 1 SketchBook ( Medium to Large) 1 Mixed Media Paper Tablet Pens, Pencils, Pencil Sharpener, Erasers Crayons, Paints, Markers, and Colored Pencils. Provided by Instructor Lovietta Simpkins: Supplemental Supplies & Art tools, Videos, Powerpoint Presentation, Optional Book Literature and Additional Reading Material _________________________________ What we will cover in Workshop 104 ● Creative Work Review ● Review Student Goals ● Editing Sessions & Techniques ● Design Session 3: Finalizing the look. ● Next Steps for Publication or Specific Student Goal ● Finding your Audience. ● Finding a Publisher or Deciding to Self Publishing (The Ups & the Downs with Both) ● Book layout, Size, Number of Pages, Word Count, Imagery, Budget, Copyright, Distribution, Social Media, Advertising & Marketing, Release Dates, Readings & Events. ● Putting the entire story together ● More Options for Stories and Starting Beginning Self Promotion ● Critique


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