TEACHING AND SPEAKING
Courses Taught By Pauline Bartel
at SUNY Adirondack (Adirondack Community College)
“Ideas: Mining for Freelance Writing Gold” Friday Freebie on Zoom
Friday, February 26, 2021
2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Aspiring writers wait for inspiration to deliver ideas. Successful writers mine for ideas instead, and they’re rewarded with bylines and paychecks. Learn three strategies for mining ideas that professional writer Pauline Bartel has used profitably in both the magazine and book fields. Ideas are like gold in the freelance marketplace, and Pauline will help you discover the secrets of tapping into the mother lode.
Saturday, March 13, 2021
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
John Grisham scribbled notes on a legal pad between court sessions. Those notes eventually became his best-selling novel, A Time to Kill. Recollections of growing up in depression-era Ireland compelled Frank McCourt to write his best-selling memoir, Angela’s Ashes. Is a novel or nonfiction book burning inside you? Do you dream of being a published author? If so, learn the ins and outs of publishing from a pro who has helped dozens of students become authors.
Discover how the book publishing industry works, how to pitch your idea to publishers and agents and how to guide your book to publishing success. As a bonus, one-on-one consulting with Pauline about your project after the course eliminates any excuses preventing you from realizing your publishing dreams.
“You Can Be a Freelance Writer” Zoom Course
Saturday, April 17, 2021
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Freelance writing is a low-investment business you can run from home, allowing you to set your own schedule and earn a good living. Discover the step-by-step process for establishing yourself in this highly desirable field, including identifying markets for your writing, finding and approaching clients, delivering assignments and cultivating repeat business. You’ll learn the nuts-and-bolts of the business plus all the tricks of the trade so you can launch your own successful freelance writing business.
Register using this link: https://form.jotform.com/93365150689163
Register by phone: 518.743.2238
Course #: CRN: 10032
Registration Fee: $49 (includes coursebook and other materials)