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“April 2, 2017 Writer’s Life Conference, California Writers’ Club for Fiction and Nonfiction Authors,” says Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan
The one-day writers’ conference to help authors before and after publication. Learn from experts in the industry.
Conference Chair – Dr. Joan Steidinger
CONSTANCE HALE “The Seven Stages of Manuscript Grief”
LINDA WATANABE MCFERRIN “Writing about Places Real and Imagined”
ROBERT PIMM – literary and trademark attorney
MARY RAKOW, Ph.D. – freelance editor
TANYA EGAN GIBSON - freelance editor
DAVID COLIN CARR - freelance editor
TERESA LEYUNG-RYAN “Where Are YOU and Your THEMES on Your Writer’s Platform-Building Journey?”
JENNIFER MARCH SOLOWAY is an associate agent at Andrea Brown Literary Agency.
ANDY ROSS started his literary agency in February, 2008. Prior to becoming an agent, Andy was the owner of Cody’s Books in Berkeley, California for 30 years.
The Writer’s Life Conference sponsored by California Writers Club–Marin Branch at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista, Corte Madera, CA
If you miss this writers’ conference, here are other opportunities to attend my presentation “Where Are YOU & Your THEMES on Your Writer’s Platform-Building Journey?” and meet the members of these writers’ organizations:
- June 11, 2017, 1:00-6:00pm Writers Mini Conference at San Mateo County Fair Literary Stage https://www.sanmateocountyfair.com/pdf/
- July 10, 2017 Sacramento Suburban Writers Club, Fair Oaks, CA) http://www.sactowriters.org/
Cheering for all writers and readers!
Reach out, not stress out.
Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan
I am Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan who teaches my clients (writers, artists) how to reach out, not stress out, before and after publication — identify themes in their intellectual properties and create scripts for pitches, query letters, press releases, talking-points, one-minute videos, photo slideshows, and the all-mighty blog. Please visit http://WritingCoachTeresa.com and http://LoveMadeOfHeart.com/
Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days: Attract Agents, Editors, Publishers, Readers, and Media Attention NOW – available at http://www.laurelbookstore.com in Oakland, CA and http://www.bookpassage.com in Corte Madera, CA and on Amazon – print edition and Kindle edition!
If you’d like to email me . . . WritingCoachTeresa then @, then Gmail.com
What email subject line will attract my attention? Tell me where you’ve met me (which conference? which workshop? which community event?) or tell me who referred you.
In the body of your email, please include your full name and your URL (website or blog address) so that I can see what you’re already doing to build your writer’s platform and fanbase. I like concise and gracious emails. Thank you so much.
What an exciting week for writers in San Francisco this week!
February 12, 13, 14, 15, 2015 http://sfwriters.org
“If you’re going to the San Francisco Writers Conference, I’ll see you there! With smiles.”
Thursday Feb. 12, 2015 I (Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan) be on the 4:45-5:45 panel MAKING YOUR WORK REJECTION PROOF: Advice from Freelance Editors – Nina Amir, David Colin Carr, Tanya Egan Gibson, Stuart Horwitz, David Landau, Heather Lazare, Teresa LeYung-Ryan, Mary Rakow, Wendy Nelson Tokunaga, Annie Tucker, Ricky Weisbroth. Moderator: Mary E. Knippel. At the end of the session, you can sign up for a free consultation.
Friday Feb. 13 & Saturday Feb. 14 I (Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan) shall be in the Garden Room giving 8-minute consultations, so, please sign up early in front of the Garden Room on Friday or Saturday OR after the Thursday panel.
If all my 8-minute slots are filled, not to worry… If you see me sitting in the lobby or conference registration areas or near the conference bookstore, come by to ask me questions about your manuscript and how to pitch. Reach out, not stress out.
My books will be at the conference bookstore. Cheers to Bookseller Neal!
Love Made of Heart
the mother-daughter novel that inspires adult children of mentally ill parents to speak openly about stigmas
- use in college courses -
Ask to see Coach Teresa
for an 8-minute consultation
Fri. or Sat. in Garden Room
Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan
interviewed on CBS Channel 5
And, I recommend your getting this book for a friend.
Break Through the Noise is also available at conference bookstore
to watch Elisa Sasa Southard demonstrate
“the talking tagline”
Author and Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan says: “Identify the themes and archetypes in your intellectual properties and articulate your platform statement, simultaneously with ease. Show up for the writing, show up for the promoting. I cheer for you.”
Take a look at the impressive list of speakers, presenters, freelance editors, agents, acquisition editors, publishers, and publishing experts. http://sfwriters.org/2015-sfwc-speakers/
Take a look at the impressive list of volunteers http://askmepc.com/sfwc-volunteers/
And of course the superheroes:
Mike Larsen and Elizabeth Pomada, SFWC Co-directors
Barbara Santos, Marketing Director/SFWC Newsletter
Richard Santos, Registration Director/SFWC website
Frances Caballo, Social Media Manager
Joan Gelfand, Poetry Track; Carla King, Self-Publishing Track
Linda Lee, Volunteer Director; Jane Glendinning, Volunteer Manager
Mary E. Knippel, “Conductor!” of One-on-One with Independent Editors
Writing Coach / Platform & Fanbase-Building Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan & Colleagues at San Francisco Writers Conference 2015
Conference bookstore will be open Friday 8:00am through Sunday midday; stop by – say hello to Neal (from Bookshop West Portal, San Francisco) – take a look at novels, memoirs, biographies, how-to books for writers, children’s books, Y/A, graphic novels, romance, historical fiction, science fiction, thrillers, mysteries, photo/gift books, and more.
Then, on Sunday February 15, 2015, 12:00pm-2:00pm
Free and open to the public – Peacock Court, Lobby level
JOINING THE WRITING COMMUNITY: Connecting with Writers
Members of writer’s organizations, some national, will bring literature and speak about their organization and meet with attendees. Nina Amir, National Nonfiction Writing Month; Cara Black, Mystery Writers of America; Pat Brown, Goodreads; Zoe Fitzgerald Carter, San Francisco Writer’s Grotto; Stephanie Chandler, Nonfiction Authors Association; Gennifer Choldenko, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators; Randy Dotinga, American Society of Journalists and Authors; Grant Faulkner, National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo); Lee Foster, Bay Area Independent Publishers Association, Bay Area Travel Writers Association; Jane Glendinning, California Writers Club; Anne Hill, Bay Area Bloggers Society; Scott James, Litquake; Linda Lee, Women’s National Book Association; Kerry Lonsdale, Women Fiction Writers Association; Kirk Russell, International Thriller Writers
Reach out, not stress out. I’m cheering for you!
Teresa LeYung-Ryan is “Platform & Fanbase-Building Coach Teresa” and Manuscript Consultant and . . .
Love Made of Heart: a Mother’s Mental Illness Forges Forgiveness in Daughter Ruby (novel used by college professors)
Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days: Attract Agents, Editors, Publishers, Readers, and Media Attention NOW (workbook)
Coach Teresa’s Blog at http://writingcoachTeresa.com