Professional Development Workshop

Presented by Lyzette Wanzer, Bay Area writer & SF Writers Grotto member

Join us for this free virtual weekend workshop: Saturday, Feb. 27, 10AM-4PM and Sunday, Feb. 28, 10AM-2PM.

Hurry! Registration closes Wednesday, Feb. 24.

This workshop has been designed to empower creative writers of all genres with the practical skills needed to establish a sustainable literary career.

The workshop will cover:

  • Harnessing professional free and low-cost tools to track writing output, submissions, contest entries, and grant and MFA applications,
  • Developing and using a literary calendar to increase opportunities,
  • The importance of creating an artist statement, and how to write an effective one,
  • Locating trustworthy submission, grant, fellowship, and residency opportunities, specifically in markets that welcome underrepresented writers, 
  • Strengthening your grant and funding applications,
  • Using your LinkedIn profile to develop local, regional, and national literary opportunities,
  • Creating a professional literary CV and more.

Submit the following if you’re interested in joining us.