Presentations and Workshops on Writing
Elizabeth Rusch is an award-winning magazine writer and book author. She writes both fiction and nonfiction for children and adults in the areas of science, art, humor, child development, health, the environment, sports, outdoors, travel, and social issues — anything that catches her fancy. She loves teaching, inspiring and mentoring students and adults about writing.
Below you'll find more information about her writing conference presentations and workshops.
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Elizabeth Rusch has spoken at writing conferences and universities about magazine writing, nonfiction writing, book proposal writing, book marketing, and writing for children. Her lively, interactive presentations always offer inspiration, exercises, practical advice, and hand-outs. Speaking topics include:
Some Topics For Adults
- Go to the Source: The art and science of finding and interviewing experts
- Writing Nonfiction for Children
- Write a Winning Book Proposal
- Perfect Picture Books
- Break into Any Magazine Market
- Break into Children's and YA Magazine Markets
- Listen to the Children: How to get meaningful feedback from children on your board books, picture books, and novels.
- The Great Multiplier: Market your book through magazine articles
- The Writer/Editor Collaboration
- Find the Story: How to write nonfiction children's books that read like fiction
- Write a Killer Query
- The Nuts and Bolts of Magazine Writing
- The Nuts and Bolts of Writing for Children
- The Nuts and Bolts of Picture Book Writing
- The Nuts and Bolts of Writing Nonfiction Children
- The Four Rs of Freelancing
- Revising Your Picturebook Manuscript
- Writing a Scene
- From Senses to Setting
- Bringing Characters to Life
- Listen Up About Dialogue
- Mixing It Up About Conflict in a Story
- Ramping Up the Suspense
- Picking Powerful Words
- On Critiquing
- Edit Yourself to Excellence
- How to Get Published
- Peanut Butter and Jelly and Why Details are Important
- Find the Story: How to write nonfiction that read like fiction
- How and why to interview people
- Narrative nonfiction and writing a magazine profile
- The Joy of Picture Books (for 1st and 2nd graders who have given up picture books)
Liz also teaches writing at The Attic Institute in Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: http://atticinstitute.com/