Tracy signs one of her many published stories for a workshop attendee.

Stirring the Pot: Writing for Chicken Soup for the Soul

Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen have published almost 200 (and counting) different titles in the wildly popular Chicken Soup for the Soul anthology series. They receive thousands of submissions but select only 101 stories for each book. How can you increase the chances they’ll chose your story? Let Tracy Crump and Marylane Wade Koch, authors of numerous Chicken Soup stories, show you.

Sharpen Your Saw: Honing the Writing Craft

Beginners and pros alike will benefit from learning these techniques to improve their craft. Topics included are: Beginnings, endings and takeaways; prewrite to get it right; do-it-yourself editing; creative nonfiction; common writing mistakes; and write tight.


Marylane encourages workshop attendees to write their stories and submit them for publication.

Me? A Published Writer? The Basics on Getting Published . . . and More

Everything you need to know to publish your work plus the inside track on new technology. We’ll explore how to write a winning query letter and book proposal; writers’ rights; marketing your writing; critique give and take; and the new world of e-books, POD, and social networking.

And more . . . Contact us about workshop options or if you would like a custom workshop designed to meet your group’s needs.


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  1. This workshop looks great. I’m published in two Chicken Soup books this year,
    Miracles Happen and The Dog Did What (out in August). Can’t wait to see what the ladies will share!

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