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Tue, Jun 08


A Zoom Event

The Performance of the Written Self

The writer's salon is inclusive of everyone regardless of race, class, gender, age, religious beliefs, and or sexual orientation.

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The Performance of the Written Self
The Performance of the Written Self

Time & Location

Jun 08, 2021, 6:00 PM – 9:05 PM

A Zoom Event



The workshop is inclusive of everyone regardless of race, class, gender, age, religious beliefs, and or sexual orientation. You DO NOT need to be Dominican to enroll.

This workshop series developed and taught by award-winning poet Peggy Robles- Alvarado is designed to support writers interested in developing their first chapbook for submission, self-publishing a collection of writing, or establishing their online presence as a writer.

Workshops will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 pm - 7:30pm EST.  Recordings will be available.

The series includes the following six workshops:

  • June 8 - Developing Different Bios For Diverse Audiences
  • June 10- Designing A CV For Success
  • June 15- Creating A Focused Press Kit
  • June 17- From Visualization To Creation: Designing Your Book From Cover To Cover (This workshop will start at 7:40PM)
  • June 22- Promotion Part 1- What To Do After Your Book is Ready For The World
  • June 24- Promotion Part 2- How To Keep Your Book In Conversation

Each session will be $65 

Total for all sessions $390 

These online workshops can be taken individually but it is strongly encouraged that writers enroll in the complete series since the work produced in each session will help lead authors through vital steps to successfully package their collection of work and establish their personal branding. Each session will include reflective writing exercises in real-time, best practices, pitfalls to avoid, and prompts that will guide writers to create the book and look they envision. These sessions will help writers who have a body of work in process and need the next steps to present their manuscript to the public.


  • Full Payment (6 Weeks)

    Full Payment for 6 workshops

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  • Developing Different Bios

    The author bio on your social media, blog or website is one of the most important things you’ll ever write, so you want to put some thought into it. It’s what’s going to define you for agents, readers, editors, journalists, bloggers, reviewers and anybody else who may (or may not) want to do business with you.

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  • Designing A CV For Success

    A CV presents your professional and academic accomplishments with greater detail than a standard résumé. When crafting a CV as a author, you should steer the descriptions in each section toward your experiences writing and editing.

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  • Create a Focused Press Kit

    Did you know that traditional tools such as a media kit can play a vital role in the promotion of your book and your author brand? A media kit is the perfect thing to have on hand ready to send out to reviewers, bloggers, media outlets and more.

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  • Designing Your Book From Cover

    Learn what makes a good book, from layout to book cover design.

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  • Promotion Part 1

    After publishing your book, you'll want to promote it to prospective readers. Identify your target audience? Write a strong blurb. Get reviews.

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  • Promotion Part 2

    You want your book to continue making its rounds, you do this by ensuring that as many people are talking about it, the more they talk, the more sales you could have.

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