Pitching for Writers: How to Know, Nail, and Sell Your Story

Morgan Lindsay Nelson, Comic Creator + Teacher

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14 Videos (1h 5m)
    • Introduction

      2:02
    • Class Project

      2:09
    • Pitch Examples

      7:58
    • Summarizing Your Story

      4:54
    • Selling With Familiarity

      5:48
    • The Formula of Pitching

      5:15
    • Pitching Before You're Ready

      3:15
    • The Road To Excited Readers

      5:54
    • Get Techy: MailChimp

      10:05
    • Get Techy: AWeber & Facebook

      3:57
    • Get Techy: Canva

      3:08
    • Keep The Pitch Going

      2:29
    • Recap & Start Your Project

      4:51
    • Bonus: Your Printable Pitch

      2:45

About This Class

Create an engaging pitch that will win over readers with writer Morgan Lindsay Nelson… In this 60-minute class, you’ll learn her practical, hands-on, and imaginative skills to craft a compelling pitch—plus discover easy-to-implement platforms to build a tribe of eager readers. This class is perfect for writers, both aspiring or professional, and everyone who wants to learn to summarize their work in a creative way. You’ll come away with a fresh way to communicate your stories straight to your audience, a simple marketing plan and an inspiring printable to hang in your writing space.

16 of 16 students recommendSee All

This class was very interesting, I learned a lot. Thank you!
Incredibly helpful and practical. Thank you for more great content!
Megan Kimmelshue

The Hive Box

This skillshare is tip-top! The presenter does not disappoint, and the content is useful and often insightful. Morgan does a great job in every aspect: Explains things so well they seem simple, even easy. Her speech is clear and measured, easy to follow, without errors or trailing into fluff. She doesn't send you across the web to read references, she brings the content into her skillshare. The attached class notes are beautiful. The content is delivered with perfect linearity and is chaptered intelligently. She covers what a pitch is, why it is valuable skill, pitch development, delivery, and a technical how-to, plus encouraging methods to be a productive writer for those who want to be, but aren't.

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Morgan Lindsay Nelson

Comic Creator + Teacher

Morgan Lindsay Nelson is a comic creator + teacher.

Her love of teaching began back as a teacher's assistant at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and has grown to help others learn new skills in some of her favorite creative topics: writing, art, graphic design, and comic creation.

Morgan and her work has been featured on such sites as HelloGiggles, StyleCaster, Design for Mankind, and Skillshare.

Learn more here: morganlindsaynelson.com

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