Saturday, October 5, 2013

Zane's Writing and Publishing Boot Camp

Enrizon World Wide, Inc. Presents
"Zane's Writing and Publishing Boot Camp"
Saturday, November 16th, 2013
11 AM-4 PM
Oxon Hill Library-Auditorium
6200 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD 20745...
Cost: $75.00 (includes lunch)

If you are serious about writing and/or publishing, you do not want to miss this event. There are many writing workshops, publishing workshops, and conferences around the globe, but this is the first one conducted by New York Time Bestselling Author, Publisher, Screenwriter and Executive Producer Zane. While most events of this nature typically cost upwards of a hundred dollars and while Zane could arguably charge triple that, this event is only seventy-five dollars. Zane wants everyone to have a chance to attend.

Learn how to:
Create unforgetabble characters
Outline the perfect storyline
Avoid typical writing mistakes
Discover your writing style
Become disciplined enough to meet deadlines-whether self-imposed or given by a publisher.
Market your book through social media platforms
Increase your readership base
Select the appropriate outlets for your books
Get distribution for your books
Hire the right editor for your projects
Distinguish the difference between being a writer and being an author
Write fiction, nonfiction, television, and film
Approach literary agents
Submit to publishers
Negotiate a book deal that makes sense
Understand today's publishing climate and realistic expectations
...and much more.

This boot camp is not for those individuals who believe that writing is all about making a fast buck. This class is for those who are serious about the craft of writing and passionate about the art. Whether you are an aspiring writer or already published, there will be valuable information for all in attendance. This is not a pitch session for Zane. If you want to submit something to Strebor Books/ATRIA Books/Simon and Schuster, please bring it with you and provide to Nakita West at the event. Since everyone is paying for the experience, it would be unfair for time to be taken away for individual projects. However, there will be plenty of time for a Q & A about general questions, concerns, and topics. 

  If you wish to bring books for Zane to sign, she will do so at the conclusion of the event, after 4 PM. No videotaping will be allowed during the session, but photography is allowed.
For more information on the event, please contact Nakita West at

This event will likely sell out quickly so please reserve your space as soon as possible. This event is a rare opportunity. In fact, it is the first of its kind.

BIO: Zane is the New York Times Bestselling Author of more than thirty titles, the Publisher of Strebor Books/ATRIA Books/Simon and Schuster and the Creator, Scriptwriter and Executive Producer of two Cinemax series: Zane's Sex Chronicles and Zane's The Jump Off. Her novel, Addicted, has been produced for the big screen by Lionsgate. Zane has published hundreds of titles by other authors, including 60 in 2013. She has won numerous awards, including the 2006 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Fiction. She has been featured in numerous documentaries, including HBO's "The Black List" alongside Colin Powell, Toni Morrison, Russell Simmons and Sean Combs. She is one of Ebony 2012 "Power 100" and was recently placed at the top of Hollywood Reporter's "Authors to Watch" on the "Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood" list. She is one of the top 20 authors on Facebook, listed at #12 between Agatha Christie and J.K. Rowling. In 2010, Black Voices on Money listed Zane as number three on the "African American Women in Business: 10 Hottest Business Divas" list. Oprah was number one and Beyonce was number two. Zane has been featured in numerous media publications, including People, has been interviewed by various outlets, including The CBS Early Show, and has spoken at dozens of universities, including Yale University.

To register, please send the $75.00 fee (per person) via to and includes name(s) of registrants. You will be sent a confirmation number and ticket to print out. You can also register on

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