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Susan Carol Hauser offers workshops in writing and publishing. Two formats are currently available.
WRITING: "What Did I Say?"
In this day-long workshop, participants will learn ways to read their writing the ways others do, including recognition of values and meanings expressed in the work. The workshop introduces techniques for discovering both literal and metaphorical meaning in participants' writings. Participants are asked to bring a poetry or prose writing sample of approximately five pages to the workshop.
PUBLISHING: Contracts & Copyright--Traditional, Self- and E-Publishing, & Publishing Services
Whether you self-publish, use a publishing service or publish with a traditional press, you should understand your “intellectual property” (IP) rights. This workshop addresses rights, royalties, contracts, permissions, pitfalls, traps and other aspects of publishing rights and contracts, with addtional information on seeking an agent or publisher.
1. Terms Defined
2. Intellectual Property
3. Contracts: Traditional Publishers & Publishing Services
4. E-books: Rights, royalties and arguments
5. Submitting to agents and publishers
6. Additional, if time: Blogs, author pages (FaceBook, amazon), Twitter.
7. Q & A
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Writer’s Workshop for One -- or More: A guide for emerging and practicing writers
Wild Rice and Wild Sugar-New Editions
Visit www.wildkitchenbooks.com for news on new editions of Hauser's books on wild rice and maple sugaring.
Hauser is the recipient of a 2015 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant for Prose ($9.785.00). She will write eight to ten connected essays that contemplate arcs of her life, including her early years in Richfield, Minnesota. She will offer a day-long workshop at the Richfield Public Library or at the Bemidji Community Arts Center on how to research and write an essay about a period of time in one’s life.
Susan Carol Hauser is an essayist, poet and natural history writer with thirteen books published by traditional presses, including My Kind of River Journey: Seeking Passage on the Mississippi; Outside after Dark: New & Selected Poems; and Wild Rice: An Essential Guide to Cooking, History, and Harvesting.
She has been a commentator on National Public Radio’s Living on Earth,” and has received literary grants and awards, including a McKnight Artist Fellowship-Loft Award in Poetry ($25,000) and a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant for Prose ($10,000).
Her most recent book is A Guide to the North Country National Scenic Trail in Minnesota, for which she and her co-editor, Linda D. Johnson, received the North Country Trail Association national award for Communicator, 2014.
Her freelance work has appeared in The Sun, the Old Farmer’s Almanac, National Gardener, National Forests, and other local, regional and national magazines. She writes author profiles for Scribner's American Writers.
She blogs at susancarolhauser.wordpress.com. Her author website is at www.susancarolhauser.com. She tweets @SCHauserMN.
Radio Interview, My Kind of River Journey: Seeking Passage on the Mississippi
KAXE Community Radio, February 1, 2012