2020 Milwordy Kick-Off

Virtual Event

Dreams really do come true! I'm guest-hosting on the inimitable Kate Cavanaugh's YouTube channel to kick-off the crazy Milwordy challenge.

Plant a Forest with Me – Writing Sprints

Virtual Event

Join Kelli Wright, SharonWrites, and me for some writing sprints! We will be doing 3 20-minute writing sprints. We'll be planting a starry tree (picked by Kelli), a purple oak (picked by Sharon), and a New Year's Bamboo (picked by me) in the Forest app.

Productivity Sprints

Virtual Event

I'm co-hosting on Kelli Wright's channel for some productivity sprints!

Series Q&A Panel

Virtual Event

I'm joining other authors to talk about how we write series as part of the AuthorTube Virtual Retreat Schedule (Prizes)

Plant a Forest with Me – Writing Sprints

Virtual Event

Come write with Jessi Elliott, Kelli Wright, and me! I'll be using the Forest app (paid version), so if you have it, be sure to turn on "Plant Together" mode (next to the flame) and click Join Room at the start of each sprint. We'll be doing 3 sprints and planting a Forest Spirit, a Cherry Blossom, and a New Year Bamboo AuthorTube Virtual Retreat Schedule (Prizes)

Traditional Publishing Panel

Virtual Event

Even though I'm a self-published author, I'm moderating the traditional publishing panel for this month's AuthorTube Virtual Retreat Schedule (Prizes) because I have also interned at a literary agency. Join eight authors as they discuss the ins and outs of traditional publishing, including being on submission, writing under deadline, reading contracts fully, and having a positive author persona.

All About Sensitivity Readers

Virtual Event

Join Shanice Littlejohn, Keylin Rivers, and me for a chat about the importance of sensitivity readers as part of this month's AuthorTube Virtual Retreat (prizes). HIRE SHANICE: sjlittle914@gmail.com Incomplete Guides (for research): https://amzn.to/2ZyMrwZ

Self-Publishing Panel

Virtual Event

I'm joining Keylin Rivers and other self-published authors on a panel about our experiences as part of this month's AuthorTube Virtual Retreat Schedule (Prizes)

Live Query/Pitch Critique

Virtual Event

Just in time for PitchWars 2020 Submit a query/pitch for critique by emailing zarahoffman@zarahoffman.com with "Live Critique" in the subject (deadline: 9/18/20 at 6:30PM EST—30 minutes before this goes live) Learn about PitchWars (not sponsored) & Submit to them from September 27-October 10 If you don't submit to me in time for me to give you feedback for free, you can hire me to do so for just $19.99

Trees and Tarot – Writing Sprints

Virtual Event

Join Bree Buonomo and me to get some writing in during writing sprints with the Forest app! We'll also be using tarot cards for writing prompts if anyone needs some inspiration.