The Writers’ Workshop

The Writers’ Workshop is a non-profit center since 1985. Classes meet at 387 Beaucatcher Rd., Asheville. Registration is in advance only, at For more info, contact or 828-254-8111. Financial assistance is available for low-income writers.

Feb. 27: Building a Platform From Scratch with Jane Gari

Agents and editors are more eager to take on writers who have proven their self-promoting pre-contract. Platform building is about fostering relationships and meaningful interactions with your audience. In this workshop you’ll learn how to: create a following and gain public visibility; define your target audience and design platform outlets with them in mind; and network effectively. Gari has been published in print and online in literary journals, arts magazines, and blogs such as Writers Digest. Her memoir was published by Touch Point Press, and she is under contract with Alpha Books for a book in the Idiot’s Guides series. Meets Saturday, 10-4 pm. $75/ $70 Workshop members.

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