(Arlington) Media For Writers

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Whether your editor expects you to promote your articles, or your book is set for release and you need to attract readers – visibility matters. This workshop is for writers searching for ways to build their author platform and boost their personal brand. You will learn how to position yourself for success on the most relevant social media platforms for your audience, strategies to attract radio/TV producers and how to prepare for important media opportunities when offered. Participants will be asked to submit links to their website and all relevant social media profiles in advance and receive a personalized critique by the end of the workshop.

About Shanon Lee

Shanon Lee is a contributor for Forbes and The Lily at The Washington Post. Her bylines include Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Marie Claire, Playboy, Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day, Redbook, Refinery29, Women’s Health, and Prevention Magazine. In 2018, she was featured in Poets & Writers Magazine for forging an unconventional writing career. Her opinion essays on misogyny and racism are widely circulated and have been shared by notables including bestselling author J.K. Rowling, rap legend MC Lyte and political activist Kevin Powell. Shanon is a Women’s Media Center (WMC) SheSource Expert, a member of the 2019 WMC Progressive Women’s Voices cohort, and an alumna of the Association of Opinion Journalists/Poynter Institute Minority Writers Seminar. She was recently named to The Tempest’s 40 Women To Watch 2019 list. As a commentator, Shanon has appeared on national and international live-stream and network television programs including HuffPost Live, TRT World’s The NewsMakers, TV One’s For My Woman and the REELZ Channel’s Scandal Made Me Famous.


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