Professional Writing Services Writing/Publishing Workshops You've Been Rejected, Now What? (Online class through Hugo House) When your work is declined, it can feel devastating. In this class, we will examine our responses and those rejections to strategize for your ultimate goal of publication. How do you know when to walk away from a particular market or continue to submit? Learn from a former editor and author, whose hundreds of rejections did not deter her from winning a GAP grant, Jack Straw fellowship, chapbook contest, and having over 100 pieces and four collections published. Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration open.
Think Like an Editor, Publish Your Poetry (Online class through Hugo House) Natasha will share tips, stories, and invite conversation around the path to publication. Her experiences as an editor for the small, literary journal Crab Creek Review, judge, and panelist for writing contests, residencies, awards will inform this intermediate one-day, three-hour workshop. You will leave with encouragement and guidance on how to move forward with your next packets of poetry submissions. Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. PST. This class tends to fill up quickly. Registration not yet open. Readings and Lectures Natasha brings wit, passion for truth, and commitment to connect with her audience. Through a combination of storytelling and poetry, Natasha's readings invoke a deep-rooted love for her cultures, while naming the uncomfortable. With over twenty years of stage performance, Natasha encourages you to sit up, engage, and acknowledge that complacency is not an option. Natasha's rates depend upon venue location, event, and timing.