Seattle Writes: Story Seeds and Pitching
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, 2 – 4 p.m.
Seattle Writes: Story Seeds and Pitching
WhereRainier Beach Branch
Room LocationMeeting Room
Class typeOther
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryGet ideas for articles and essays, along with tips for pitching to editors, in this two-hour workshop with author and journalist Reagan Jackson.
DescriptionSo you want to be a journalist. What are your ideas and how do you pitch them? The first part of this two hour workshop focuses on getting your creative juices flowing and brainstorming all the potential topics you might want to write about. Then we will explore how who you are in the world influences the stories you are able to craft. The second part of the workshop will be writing short pitches. 

Reagan Jackson is a writer, artist, activist, international educator and award winning journalist. She is a regular contributor to the Seattle Globalist and the South Seattle Emerald, Her published works include two children’s books (“Coco LaSwish: A Fish from a Different Rainbow” and “Coco LaSwish: When Rainbows Go Blue”) and three collections of poetry (“God, Hair, Love, and America, Love and Guatemala” and “Summoning Unicorns”). Learn more about Reagan Jackson.
Class NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required for this writing class however seating will be on a first come, first seated basis. Doors to the event will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the class. We’ll try our best to make room for all interested writers, but students may be turned away if the room is filled to capacity. Due to fire code, we cannot exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Please bring a pen/pencil and paper or fully-charged laptop to each class.

Accommodation requests may be made with seven days advanced notice to LEAP
or call (206) 615-1380 (v/tty).

Seattle Writes supports local writers through programs, workshops, write-ins, and by providing spaces to work throughout the city.

The Seattle Writes series is made possible with the generous support of a grant from the Amazon Literary Partnership. Find out more about
Seattle Writes programs and resources.
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Contact Phone206-386-1906
Contact InfoRainier Beach Branch
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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