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HOW TO THINK INK: The Expert as Article Writer

6:30 to 7:00pm: Informal Networking 7:00 to 7:20pm: Group Announcements & Brief Introductions by All Attendees 7:20 to 8:05pm: Speaker - Craig Harrison Are you regarded as an expert in your field? Experts get hired and rehired, quoted and consulted. It's time to up your expertise. How? Through getting published! Learn ways to THINK INK as you share your brilliance through different types and formats of articles and columns that run in newspapers and magazines, blogs, e-zines and journals. In this program you will: -Identify how and where to put your message in print -Discuss different formats for sharing your expertise -Engage in a process to generate article and column ideas and pieces to showcase your skill set and experience -Develop an article outline from one of several article templates 8:05 to 8:30pm: Mastermind Spotlight (POPULAR!) We will draw names for the opportunity to receive a 5-minute spotlight slot to present a challenge you are having and receive feedback from the group. (NFAA Authority members receive priority placement in the spotlight.) *Drawing for Door Prizes - Optional: Bring a prize to donate to the drawing, such as a copy of your latest book. Please be sure to tell a friend who might also enjoy our group! About the Speaker - Craig Harrison, published author, prolific article writer and professional speaker, has written for magazines, newspapers and journals, and has been written about in everything from comic strips to Playgirl magazine. As a result, he's gotten full-fee speeches, consulting contracts and even a few dates (though not from Playgirl). Sharpen your pencils (hint, hint) and come learn from the man who's been interviewed by 60 Minutes, profiled in the Wall Street Journal, and quoted by the Financial Times of London ...- "the man with the golden pen," the founder and chief expressionist of Expressions of Excellence!(TM)...Craig Harrison $15 in advance & $20 at the door. Presented by Nonfiction Authors Association