Tell & Sell Your Story

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

  • Ned Vizzini
  • Alex Lerner

Saturday 12th March, 2011

12:30pm to 1:30pm (CST)

Beyond taking your story from blog to book and beyond, this interactive discussion walks you through the steps needed to cull your blog posts and random emails into a cohesive work with a clear beginning, middle, and end, covering:
- They key steps to writing a book proposal
- How to find a literary agent
- How to come upon an inspired idea, and how do you recognize when you've found one
- Exploring the most useful writing apps and software
- Learning about helpful online brainstorming communities and writing exercises

LEVEL: Beginner

About the speakers

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Stephanie Klein

Author of STRAIGHT UP & DIRTY and MOOSE: A MEMOIR OF FAT CAMP. Screen & TV writer, professional speaker, blogger, and psycho-foodie, crafting addict, hot mama. bio from Twitter

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Ned Vizzini
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Michael Chaney
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Alex Lerner

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11 attendees

  • Carli McKinney
  • Chuck Fletcher
  • Clay Delk
  • hugh garry
  • Andrea Blaylock
  • Josepf Haslam
  • J. Taylor
  • Michael Chaney
  • Patrick R. Wilson
  • Sean Steinmarc
  • Stephanie Klein

19 trackers

  • Ann Priestley
  • Arena Reed
  • Ben Spaulding
  • bryanconnor
  • Corey Mitchell
  • Annette
  • Julia Prior
  • Kate Ho
  • Katie Felten
  • liangcw
  • Liang Shi
  • Brandie McCallum
  • mekalav
  • Nida Zada
  • Online Prism
  • Pelle Sten
  • Ramin Ettehad
  • Simon Doggett
  • Eamonn Murphy

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Time 12:30pm1:30pm CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011

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Books by speaker

  • Moose: A Memoir of Fat Camp
  • Straight Up and Dirty: A Memoir

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