Instructional Opportunities Sponsored by SCWW


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By Ginny Padgett
SCWW Webmaster/Columbia II Chapter

SCWW will present a four-part webinar series beginning September 12. Go to to register. The fee for each webinar is payable when you sign up. After reserving your spot, only 25 are open for each webinar, log on the day and time of your selected webinar. There is no charge for September. Subsequent sessions are $20.00 for SCWW members and $25.00 for non-members. Rebroadcasts will be available if you’re unable to attend on the specified times.

Here are the topics and presenters.

September 12, 10:00-11:00 am – “First Pages: Solid Beginnings that Hook Readers” by Jane Gari, SCWW;
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October – “Embrace Your Backstory: How to Leverage Your Uniqueness and GET NOTICED in a Noisy World” by Lynda Bouchard, agent at Booking Authors Ink

November 13, 10:00-11:00 am – “The First Time Novelist: Letting Editors In” by Joseph Gartrell, free-lance editor

December 9, 4:00-5:00 pm  – “What a Query Means to Me- First Glance Impressions of a Query” by Jeanie Loiaocono, President of Loiacono Literary Agency

 In addition, the Camden Chapter of SCWW will present “First One Word and Then Another: A Creative Writing Workshop” on Saturday, September 26, 9:00 am-1:00 pm; $20.00 for SCWW members, $25.00 for non-members, lunch included. Go to to register. The Camden Chapter has worked hard on this event, and I’m sure it will be worth your time. I hope you’ll be able to attend and support our Camden sister.

FYI, Bob Strother, Kim Blum-Hyclak and Carla Damron will be at Books On Broad, our local independent bookstore after the 9/26 workshop at 2:15 PM  to sign books.

Ginny Padgett has been an SCWW Board member since 2010; President, 2011-13; 2012 Conference Chair; 2011 Conference Co-Chair; Webmaster, 2012-present; Columbia II Chapter blog site manager, 2008-present; Columbia II Chapter Leader 2010-present. SCWW is her passion.

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