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How to Build Your Writing Career

Jul 23, 2022

presented by Lisa Diane Kastner

Anyone can write a book. And in today’s world of self-publishing, it’s easier than ever to get that book into print. Building a career, however, takes a solid strategy and an associated plan of action to take your writing from concept through publication and beyond.

This is a workshop-style program. You will leave the session with a detailed plan and list of action items to implement in forwarding your publication goals.

  • What you’ll need: A notebook, or some other way to take notes, and internet access.

Questions to ask yourself in advance:

  • What are your writing goals and why?

  • What are your career goals?

  • What do you see as your strengths?

  • How would your best friend answer this question, “You are amazing at ….” (Heck, just go ahead and ask them!)

  • Who are your favorite authors?

Lisa Diane Kastner is Founder and Executive Editor of Running Wild Press. Honored with two “Best of 2019” and two “Best of 2020” books according to Kirkus Reviews, her authors have garnered several starred reviews as well as additional acclaim. In 2021, Lisa was named to Yahoo Finance's “Top 10 Entrepreneurs to Watch”, New York Weekly’s “Top Ten Females to Watch”, and LA Wire’s “Top 10 Businesses to Watch” lists. Featured in FORBES, she was nominated to “FORBES NEXT 1000”, a list of American self-funded entrepreneurs who continue to strive during the challenging times of COVID. Lisa resides in Los Angeles, California with her husband and their two felines, The Master and Margarita.

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