Capital City Writers is a professional association for career-focused writers in and around Lansing, Michigan. Meetings are open to the public. This month’s topic is Surviving (and Thriving) the Potholes of Publishing, presented by Darcy Woods, author of the RITA®-nominated, award-winning young adult novel Summer of Supernovas.
Ever suffered disappointment from an agent, editor, or industry peer? Congratulations! And welcome to the exclusive club of Every Writer Anywhere! Setbacks are commonplace in the literary world, but how do you move ahead when self-doubt and rejection can leave you creatively crushed? This empowering workshop will offer tips to do just that, showing you how to shift perspective to overcome the naysayers, especially the ones in your head.
About the Presenter:
DARCY WOODS has held an eclectic mix of professions—from refueling helicopters for the U.S. Army to recharging bodies and spirits at a spa—but her most beloved career is being an author. She lives in Michigan with her madly supportive husband, two tuxedo cats (who overdress for everything) and a closet full of neatly organized shoes. SUMMER OF SUPERNOVAS is her RITA®-nominated, award-winning debut young adult novel.