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Navigating the Path to Publication: 4-Week Webinar with Jan Phillips

  • Sunday, January 21, 2018
  • Sunday, February 11, 2018
  • 4 sessions
  • Sunday, January 21, 2018, 7:00 PM 8:30 PM
  • Sunday, January 28, 2018, 7:00 PM 8:30 PM
  • Sunday, February 04, 2018, 7:00 PM 8:30 PM
  • Sunday, February 11, 2018, 7:00 PM 8:30 PM
  • On your computer!


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NOTE: You have to register TWICE:  FIRST, here, to pay;  SECOND, with Zoom (link in confirmation email), to get the access information.

4 Sundays:  January 21 & 28, February 4 & 11  

7:00—8:30 PM (Eastern) / 4:00—5:30 PM (Pacific) // Check your time-zone HERE.

“Turning on the light is easy if you know where the switch is.”

~Colin Wilson, writer

You may be the greatest writer in the world, but if you don’t know the answers to a few simple questions, you may never find yourself among the published. It often happens that there is a disconnect between a writer’s ability to write and her ability to communicate about her writing. We may be comfortable in the solitude—creating our characters, planning our plot points, mining for metaphors—but if we don’t hone our skills in selling our work, in getting someone else as enthused about it as we are, we may end up in the long line of “never been published” writers.

This four-week webinar by author Jan Phillips, who has published ten award-winning books, will help you develop a language for representing your work. She will provide you with prompts for short online writing, offer feedback on sample pitches, show templates for successful marketing campaigns, and address the power of story and the importance of getting your own story straight.

You can expect to come away from this course with:

  • all the tools you need for self-promotion
  • an awareness of what a publisher expects from the writer
  • a pathway to developing your unique “platform”
  • answers to your questions about agents, publishing and self-publishing

REGISTER even if you can't attend all four sessions "live," because we will promptly email you the recording of each session.

Jan Phillips is a writer, musician, and photographer who is currently the co-Executive Director of IWWG. She has been a member since 1989 and has taught at the summer conferences since 1990. As a young activist, Jan made a peace pilgrimage around the world and has taught in 23 countries, written ten award-winning books, created three CDs of original music, and developed a YouTube channel of videos. Her books include Creativity Unzipped, No Ordinary Time, Finding the On-Ramp to Your Spiritual Path, The Art of Original Thinking, Divining the Body, Marry Your Muse, and several others. She is the founder and Executive Director of the LivingkindnessFoundation, which built the Livingkindness Centre for Learning in Ikuzeh, Nigeria. /

"Jan is a leader in our renaissance of creative expression that is seeing men and women engage their own humanity and participate in the great mystery. Take her work to heart." 

~Eric Maisel, Ph.D., author of Fearless Creating

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