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North Omaha Summer Arts Presents: Freelance Writing Academy Seminars with Leo Adam Biga


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North Omaha Summer Arts

North Omaha Summer Arts

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Freelance Writing Academy Seminars by author-journalist-blogger Leo Adam Biga

Ideal for emerging and aspiring writers.

Tips on where to get your work published and how to write for a living from the award-winning Omaha writer. Biga’s well-reviewed new book “Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film” is now available. He recently won Best Feature Story and Best in Show at the Omaha Press Club Excellence in Journalism Competition for his article on an Iraq War veteran’s battle with PTSD.

 

 

 

 

Two sessions:

Tuesday, July 9 & Tuesday, July 23

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Church of the Resurrection, 3004 Belvedere Blvd.

Session I will discuss the ins and outs of being a writer and what opportunities there are to get your work seen or published. Explore building your own blog or website as a vehicle for showcasing your work. Learn what publications and sites accept submissions and take the challenge of submitting your work.

Session II will examine your submission experience and offer advice on how to pitch yourself and your ideas and get your work noticed. Review the dos and don’ts of dealing with editors and publishers. Explore being your own publisher.

The seminars are free.

For reservations, call 402-455-7015 during normal business hours.

Or click the events tab on my Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/leo.a.biga‎ – and sign up there.

 

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  1. July 26, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    This was an interesting piece, and I appreciate the fact that you mentioned the problems with housing discrimination, restrictive covenants and redlining faced by African Americans coming to Omaha. Lorainne Jackson’s goal (“move past 30th St.”) is one shared and being denied in 2012 Omaha. A sociologist at the Brookings Institute, William Frey, studies the census and prepares a “Segregation Index” of the 100 largest US cities. While Omaha is the 42nd largest city in the US, Frey ranks it as the 24th most segregated, more segregated than Memphis, New Orleans, Chattanooga or Little Rock. Omaha has improved in Frey’s Segregation Index over the decades, but clearly there is a pervasive problem with African Americans being denied the housing choice and mobility that their white counterparts have.

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  1. August 9, 2013 at 1:04 am

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