The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) hosted its annual conference last month in New York, and we've been posting recaps of a few panels we were able to attend.
If you missed any of the recaps, here’s a link to all of them:
Sassy Sentences and Wicked Good Prose: How to Craft Better Writing: San Francisco-based journalist Constance Hale shares her tips for perking up your writing in surprising ways.
Social Media Crash Course: Write Tweets People Read: Social media experts from BuzzFeed and The New York Times share their insight.
The Hero's Journey: The Fiction Foundation for Great Nonfiction Interviews: Writer Mary-Kate Mackey shares tips for nonfiction writers.
Taking Control of Your Book’s Success: A Self-Publishing Primer: A panel of bestselling authors and book publishing professionals cover the basics of self-publishing.
So You Want to Be a Bestselling Novelist: Diane O’Connell, a book development expert and former Random House editor, led this workshop.
Humor Writing for Yuks (and Bucks!): A panel of writers talk about how to add humor to your writing.
Meet the Masters: The Art of Science Writing: This panel featured Carl Zimmer, who writes a weekly column for the New York Times and a blog, The Loom, for National Geographic; and Pamela Weintraub, the neuroscience and longform acquisitions editor at Aeon and contributing editor at Discover.
Recordings of the 40+ individual sessions are also available at $10 for ASJA members and $15 for nonmembers (or $200/$250 for the full set). Visit www.softconference.com/ASJA/slist.asp?C=... for a link to all the available recordings.
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