Writing Workshop with @BettyDraper: Saying It Short

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Friday 11th March, 2011

2:00pm to 3:00pm (CST)

In this age of attention deficit and time deprivation, brevity is critical to successful communication. Rules of writing succinctly are essential learning for storytellers of all persuasions: advertisers, marketers, PR practitioners and fictionistas. Learn from Shorty award winning voice of @BettyDraper how to create memorable communication in abbreviated space. Glean expertise from masters of the short form, both commercial and literary--including Hemingway, who wrote a story in a mere six words: "For sale: baby shoes. Never worn."

LEVEL: Beginner

About the speaker

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Helen Klein Ross

Brand Fiction Factory founder, award-winnning voice of @BettyDraper, author of Making It, first interactive literary novel for grown-ups http://www.amazon.com/Making-It-ebook/dp/B009UVLPSG bio from Twitter

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  • Stan Phelps
  • Helen Klein Ross
  • Adam Howell
  • Alyssa Jones
  • Randi Bender
  • Bryan Jones
  • Cathie Toshach
  • Claire Buffet
  • Clay Delk
  • CharlotteHillenbrand
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  • Lee Anne D'Amato
  • Justine Jordan
  • Michael Leis
  • j wright
  • Peter van Grieken
  • Steve Conover
  • Seth McCall
  • Warren S
  • Stefan Nowak
  • Trey Biggs
  • Sebastian Gerhard
  • Yellow Pencil RD
  • Zedric Bordelon

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When

Time 2:00pm3:00pm CST

Date Fri 11th March 2011

Session type

Solo

Session Hash Tag

#WWBD

Short URL

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