Self-publishing and freelance presentations June 23 at Midwest Writing Center


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Press release submitted by the Midwest Writing Center.

What: Free public presentations offer encouragement in freelance marketing and publishing.

When: June 23, 2010

Where: Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Suite 303, Davenport, Iowa

The Midwest Writing Center is hosting free public self-publishing and freelance presentations from 7 - 9 p.m. on June 23. Presenters will include David R. Collins Writers' Conference faculty Eric Butterman, and Steve Semken.

Freelance writer and teacher Eric Butterman has written for more than 50 publications, including ESPN.com and Glamour. Butterman has been a freelance instructor for the Editorial Freelancers Association, JournalismJobs.com and Ed2010.com, and has lectured at NYU and Harvard. Butterman's presentation, "Overcoming Rejection as a Writer," will detail the steps and importance of resilience and persistence in the face of rejection during the writing and publishing process.

Publisher and author Steve Semken has run North Liberty, Iowa based Ice Cube Books since 1993. Semken has authored six books and has published over 50. Semken's "Self-publishing & Marketing Yourself" will focus on independent freelance marketing and publishing.

A Q&A session will follow the presentations.






















 




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