PR Workshop for ARTISTS

  Amplify Your Work: A PR Primer March 9, 2021 @ 6:00PM — 8:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) A Public Relations workshop for artists in all disciplines As an artist, you work hard on developing your craft, this workshop will teach how to get noticed! Led by two publicity experts, this PR workshop will […]

Book Publishing Class in Brainerd Minnesota

Get Your Dream on Paper: Book Publishing 101 Do you dream of writing a book? Learn about today’s book industry, publishing options, first steps to publication, and what to expect once your book is published. When: Tuesday, March 24, 2020   Instructor: Krista Rolfzen Soukup, Owner Blue Cottage Agency Cost: $20 Where: Forestview Middle School, […]

Write Your Life Workshop Series

Do you have a story to tell? Do you worry your children and grandchildren will never know the simple pleasures of growing up in a world without cell phones and internet? does your history include family lore that should be captured on paper? Through the use of free writes and prompts, we’ll begin putting those […]

Writer’s Path to Publishing FREE Workshop [UPDATED]

Springboard for the Arts

Ready to get your writing out in the world, but not sure where to start? Stumped on how to know if your writing is ready for publishing, or how to connect with an agent? Get tips directly from regional authors and publishers on writing and publishing, and network with other writers and brush up on […]

Profitable Authors Institute 2017 Class Series

Blue Cottage Agency is proud to announce a class series brought to you by 12 of the BEST and credible instructors in the industry. Are you to make an impact and an income? Introducing the PROFITABLE AUTHORS INSTITUTE, 12 amazing Courses in 3 Curriculum Tracks. A dynamic collaboration of writing, publishing and promotion experts who provide affordable, cutting-edge instruction […]

Crossing Arts Alliance Call for Literary and Visual Art

The Crossing Arts Alliance is requesting literary and visual art submissions for a juried ‘Dimensions of Motherhood’ exhibit and event. Artists residing in the following counties of Crow Wing, Cass, Todd, Wadena and Morrison counties in Minnesota  are eligible to submit up to two pieces of original art. Both Visual and literary work is eligible […]

Verse Like Water presents Award Winning Poet Matt Rasmussen

Join us for a FREE Public Poetry Reading and Presentation by the Award Winning Poet Matt Rasmussen. Monday, March 28, 2016 Noon Hassler Library, Central Lakes College, Brainerd Minnesota Central Lakes College Verse Like Water: the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College presents Matt Rasmussen. Matt’s debut book Black Aperture earned the Walt Whitman […]

Four FREE Writing Workshops offered at the Brainerd Public Library throughout April

Join us for Four FREE Workshops throughout April at the Brainerd Public Library Register by calling 218-829-5574. Class sizes are limited. Download Flyer writers workshops April 2016 Library   Class Title: Peeling Away the Layers to Discover the Truth of your Character Thursday, April 7, 2016 5:30-7:30 Instructor: Candace Simar Class Description: Peeling Away the Layers […]

Candace Simar Florida Book Tour

Author Candace Simar’s  2016 Florida tour is underway. Candace is visiting  readers,  fans, historical sites, book clubs and several Sons of Norway groups including: Saturday 1/9/16  Estero FL Sons of Norway Wednesday 1/13/16  Tampa Bay Sons of Norway 6:30 Saturday 1/15/16  Clearwater FL  Sons of Norway Sunday 1/17/16 Sarasota FL Sons of Norway 1pm Tuesday 1/19/16  […]

A conversation with Nancy Plain, YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist

On January 5, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. EST  listen to a live webcast featuring Nancy Plain and the four other finalists for the 2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award. Register now to learn a bit about these terrific titles; hear from the authors about their research and writing processes; and glean some insights into publishing decisions that make […]