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Save the Date FREE conferences & Critique Crew Reminder 8/23

I’ve been booked to speak at 2 FREE to the public conferences this fall.  Wanted to send you the save-the dates now.   Oct 1-2 FREE virtual conference Nov 17-20 FREE in-person (& maybe virtual??) conference, Overland Park, KS Looking forward to seeing everyone and excited for when I can tell you more about the conferences! Jessica ***& Critique Crew I have us scheduled for 8/23 this month.  If we need to push it to the 30th let me know …

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FREE Workshop & I’m taking some time off.

Hi,  I’m presenting a FREE Business of Writing & Authorship workshop at the Mid-Continent Public Library on Thursday 5/26 at 6:30 p.m. CST.  You can attend live or via Zoom, BUT you have to REGISTER in order to attend.   A sustainable writing career requires more than good writing, it requires an understanding of the industry and a consistent investment of time in your writing business. This workshop lays a foundation of effective, sustainable, long-term business practices for writers. Author …

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Register Now-FREE in-person or virtual workshop

I’m teaching THE BUSINESS OF WRITING & AUTHORSHIP for Mid-Continent Public Library Thursday, May 26, 2022 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. CST.  A sustainable writing career requires more than good writing, it requires an understanding of the industry and a consistent investment of time in your writing business. This workshop lays a foundation of effective, sustainable, long-term business practices for writers. Author coach Jessica Conoley will discuss an Authorpreneur’s mindset, time-blocking & marketing efficiently, & business basics like: book-keeping, when …

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April FREE Critique Partner workshop & Co-working dates

Throughout April, I am hosting co-working dates, a critique group, and a business for creatives workshop via a virtual zoom room. Try a co-working session to help focus and motivate you to get some work done. Co-working sessions run: Mondays 10 a.m. – noon CST Wednesdays 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. CST Fridays 10 a.m. – noon CST April’s upcoming sessions are: Friday 4/1 – 10 a.m. – noon CST Monday 4/4 – 10 a.m. – 12 noon Wednesday 4/6 – …

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Secret stuff I’m working on the next few months & a new tier!

Hi, You know how I launched my company, The Creative’s Apprentice, last year? Well I decided I wanted to level up my street cred, so I enrolled in a Life Coaching Certification through MindValley. The certification fulfills the education requirement for ICF accreditation.  The International Coaching Federation is the street crediest-of-cred giving coaching orgs, and once I have their stamp of approval people are going to be like, “OMG that TCA lady is so legit I want to learn all …

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FREE Query & Agent Workshop Thursday + March Co-working dates

Throughout March, I am hosting co-working dates, a critique group, and a business for creatives workshop via a virtual zoom room. Try a co-working session to help focus and motivate you to get some work done. Co-working sessions run: Mondays 10 a.m. – noon CST Wednesdays 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. CST Fridays 10 a.m. – noon CST March’s upcoming sessions and workshops: Wednesday 3/2 – 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. CST Thursday 3/3 – 7:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. …

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2 Free Workshop Save the Dates & February Co-working

Throughout February, I am hosting co-working dates and a critique group. I have 2 FREE business for creatives workshops coming up in March & May. Try a co-working session to help focus and motivate you to get some work done. Co-working sessions run: Mondays 10 a.m. – noon CST Wednesdays 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. CST Fridays 10 a.m. – noon CST February’s upcoming sessions are: Wednesday 2/2 – 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. CST Friday 2/4 – 10  a.m. – …

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January Co-working & Critique Crew dates – Meet your 2022 Creative Goals

Throughout January, I am hosting co-working dates and a critique group via a virtual zoom room. Try a co-working session to help focus and motivate you to get some work done. Co-working sessions run: Mondays 10 a.m. – noon CST Wednesdays 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. CST Fridays 10 a.m. – noon CST January’s upcoming sessions are: Monday 1/3 – 10 a.m. – 12 noon Wednesday 1/5 – 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. CST Friday 1/7 – 10  a.m. – noon. …

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When the Person in Your Documentary Is Full of Crap

In this series apprentice, Imari Berry selects essays from Jessica Conoley’s archives.  Imari shares why the essay resonates with her as a newer creative, & Jessica’s original essay follows. I chose this essay because: This essay redefines the word fear and I feel seen. Fear is not something we should be ashamed of. It’s what makes us human and it’s what can push us forward. Initial publication date: 03/01/2016 When the Person in Your Documentary Is Full of Crap “You …

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Over at The Creative’s Apprentice

I’m telling people to give their stories human names to help with marketing as we discuss Creative Stewardship. We also launched the Author Websites 101 On-Demand Course. We’ve still got a few spots left for our upcoming Group Author Coaching Class. Apply now & start the new year by meeting your writing goals!