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Sarah Langan - Editing for Publication

Saturday 1-3

Learn what your novel needs to get it ready for publication.

Sarah Langan is the author of three novels (Audrey's Door, The Missing, The Keeper), a radio play, and many short stories and essays. Her work has been optioned for film and received many awards, including three Bram Stoker Awards and selection as a New York Times' Editor's Pick. She most recently worked at Columbia University's MFA program as an adjunct advisor. She is a founding board member for the
Shirley Jackson Award and she holds an MFA in Fiction from Columbia University and a Master's in Environmental Toxicology from NYU.

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Kate Jonez - Preparing the Synopsis and the Pitch

Saturday 10-12

How do you sum up so many words in just a few? Learn how to craft a compelling synopsis and a catchy elevator pitch.

Kate has twice been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award and once for the Shirley Jackson. Her short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Best Horror of the Year Vol. 8, Black Static, Pseudopod, Gamut and Haunted Nights edited by Ellen Datlow and Lisa Morton. She is  the chief editor at the Bram Stoker Award winning small press Omnium Gatherum which is dedicated to publishing unique dark fantasy, weird fiction and horror.

Instructor #3 Coming Soon!