March 5 — The Right Brain Ball, the 8th annual auction and raffle benefitting The Neighborhood Charter School and Atlanta Charter Middle School host by Hollis Gillespie! This is your chance to drink a lot, partake in the delicious food of Endive Catering and do what you can to keep the world from devolving into a big wad of wasted potential. Purchase a ticket!
March 12 — The Facebook Fan Page Workshop Facebook is the largest social network in the world, with over 500 million users, so if you haven’t figured out how to harness this show pony for all its potential, what’s stopping you? A Facebook fan page is essential for business owners of any size (that means you, writers and bloggers) looking to expand their presence and reach their audience. Read More
March 12 — A Mysterious Evening with Karin Slaughter and special guests Kathryn Stockett and Mary Kay Andrews host a fabulous fundraiser for the DeKalb County Library system. There will be drink, there will be merriment, there will plentiful hors d’oeuvres by Bridge Catering. Purchase a ticket . Read more
March 20 — Atlanta’s Famous Blogging Workshop 2 spots left! This is Atlanta’s Most Popular Blogging Workshop! If you’ve been thinking about starting a blog or if you’ve already started one, this workshop will teach you how to sharpen its concept, write better posts, come up with magnetic headlines, generate more ideas, rank higher on Google, triple your traffic and start making money. Hurry! Just 2 spots left! Read more
March 22 — Shoot, Edit, Upload, and Embed Compelling Video Online Like a Pro — Original video increases your web views, improves your online search engine rank, and gives your audience more insight into you and your company. With the explosion of online marketing, multimedia journalism and citizen reporting, the ability to shoot your own video is essential. Get this: Youtube is now the second most popular search engine in the world (behind Google) with 300 million worldwide visitors a month. Read more
April 8–10 — The Shocking Real-Life Book Writers Boot Camp Weekend — This is not your average writer’s retreat! This is a lively, active, results-oriented symposium of creative and accomplished authors, attendees and answers to the questions that have been dogging you for years regarding how to go about getting a book deal. At the end of this book-writing retreat you will have a surmountable format for mapping out your book, the components you need to pitch a literary agent, including the agent contact information and the sample pages you need to send the agent. So, with that said, what’s stopping you? Read more
Dates Vary — The Pitch Doctor with Hollis Gillespie Here’s a secret, you don’t need to have a finished manuscript to get a book deal. All you need is an amazing idea and as little as 10 pages. I’ve helped scores of writers get book deals and agent representation, you’re next! Read more