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“The Autopsy of Publishing” at the Eagle Mountain Arts Alliance Writing Workshop

Learn about all the gory, squishy bits of a publishing career from Charlie and her writerly friend Caitlyn McFarland at the Eagle Mountain Arts Alliance Writing Workshop on September 9. Here’s the course description:

Authors Caitlyn McFarland and Charlie N. Holmberg take the body of publishing and rip it open for all your eyes to see. Want a healthy dose of the truth behind publishing? Come get a behind-the-scenes look at the journey. This class covers the whole shebang, from writing a story, to querying, to finding an agent, to conquering edits, to debuting, and beyond. It also covers social media conduct and the reality of publishing as a full-time career. Quotes included at no extra cost.

Charlie Goes to Storymakers

This past weekend, Charlie attended LDStorymakers 2016, a writing conference in Provo, Utah (it’s also the home of the Whitney Awards gala—Followed by Frost was nominated for a Whitney this year).

Charlie spent the weekend glamorously teaching about magic systems …

Charlie presents at Storymakers 2016.

Charlie is introduced before her class. (Photo by Evelyn Hornbarger)

talking agent-author relationships with her agent (Marlene Stringer) and her agency sisters (who are plentiful and fabulous) …

Charlie; her agent, Marlene Stringer; and her agency sisters.

Left to right: Bethany Wiggins, Charlie N. Holmberg, Caitlin McFarland, Marlene Stringer, Emily Bleeker, & Emily R. King discuss how agents and authors work together

and rocking her baby belly at the Whitney Awards gala.

Six women of publishing at a grand gala.

Left to right: Marelene Stringer, Charlie N. Holmberg, Caitlin McFarland, Emily Bleeker, Emily R. King, & Mikki Kells at the Whitney Awards gala.

She also loved (but got no pictures of) meeting fans throughout the conference and at the signing.

© 2017 Charlie N. Holmberg