Publishers/Agents/Getting Noticed

Lisa Saunders - author, speaker and TV co-host: Publishers/Agents/Getting Noticed: The first step to getting published is to learn how to write good query letters (a query letter introduces you and your article to a publish...


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events and Workshops
Weds, Aug. 21, 6-8pm, “Writer’s Open Mic,” Mystic & Noank Library

Admission: Free and open to the public. Writers 13+ are invited to read, sing, or speak about their work for up to three minutes. All genres are welcome including memoirs, music, fiction, essays, poetry, screenplays, etc. (G-rated material, please). Published authors are permitted to make their books available for sale at the end of the event with a  percent to be donated to the library. RSVP not required, but is helpful, to saundersbooks@aol.com.


Monday, 9/16; 6:00-8:30 – One Night – New London HS

How to Self-Publish on Amazon, Resident $30/Non-Resident $35

There are several advantages to self-publishing—full control of your work and higher royalties. Learn the free steps to making your work available on Amazon. For more info: Peggy Cherrick, New London Adult & Continuing Education New London Public Schools, Three Shaws Cove, New London, Connecticut  06320. (860) 437-2385 ext# 106, cherrickm@newlondon.org


Monday, 9/23; 6:00-8:30 – One Night – New London HS

How to Get Your Book or Short Story Published, Resident $30/Non-Resident $35

Attracting a publisher gets harder all of the time. Learn how to get your query letters or manuscripts out of the “slush pile” and in front an editor. Begin building your portfolio right now.


Saturday, September 28, Preston Fall Festival

Lisa with her children’s novel, Ride a Horse Not an Elevator at Beech Brook Farm Equine Rescue booth. More info: Deborah Finco , Beech Brook Farm Equine Rescue, deborah.finco@yahoo.com, www.beechbrookfarm.webs.com


Monday, September 30, 2013, 1pm, Mystic Seafarer's Trail and the "7 Wonders,"Madison Senior Center, CT


Monday, October 21, 2013, 12:15-3:30 p.m., NCMPR's District 1 Conference: Mystic, CT

For registered conference participants: "Why Offer a Community College Speakers Bureau"


Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 7pm

Leyard Library: Lisa Saunders presents Civil War book, Ever True: A Union Private and His Wife (or Mystic Seafarer’s Trail). More Info: Gale Bradbury, bradbury@ledyard.lioninc.org


Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, 11 a.m.

Ever True: A Union Private and His Wife

Waterford Library, lower level, Waterford Woman's Club, More info: Gay Clarkson, Co-President, gaywil@cox.net


Thursday, March 13, 2014, 7 p.m.

"Amelia Earhart’s Secret Wedding in Noank, CT"

St. Mark's Church, Pearl St., Mystic, CT

Mystic Women’s Club, Lisa Saunders, author of Mystic Seafarer's Trail, will discuss the events and conversations leading up Earhart's wedding in a private home in Noank, CT.


Saturday, March 22, 2014, 8 am - 8 pm (one-day conference)

How to Self-Publish—for FREE!

For registered conference participants: www.unicornwritersconference.com

Saint Clement's Castle, 1931 Portland-Cobalt Road, Portland, CT 06840.

(Workshops cover topics from craft to career in the world of writing and publishing).  Hotel accommodations at Marriott Cromwell on the Friday night prior, March 21. More info: Maureen at: m3g90@optonline.net