The Profitable Pen: New Approaches to Making Money as a Writer

The Profitable Pen: New Approaches to Making Money as a Writer

Saturday, November 19, 2006

IWOSC is pleased to present humorist and author Michael J. Herman’s workshop, “The Profitable Pen: New Approaches to Making Money as a Writer.” According to Herman, the reason writers are perpetually broke is because they don’t understand that writing is not just an art form or a craft, it is a business, plain and simple. Until you approach it as such, he says, you will never make any money!

In this dynamic, humorous, fast-paced, irreverent, and revolutionary program, Herman will show you:

  • Why your writing isn’t making you more money.
  • How to make more money as a writer, lots and lots of it.
  • Creating, implementing, and stabilizing your plan.
  • How a writing business actually works.
  • The 25 most common mistakes made by 99% of writers.
  • Building your fortune while telling your story.
  • Doing it over and over again. Making the mechanism work for you.

Bring plenty of paper and a sharpened pencil. This is one seminar that keeps its promise to change your life!

The seminar is being taught by IWOSC member Michael J. Herman. Herman’s first book, “Wonders, the Ramblings of a 12 Year Old,” was published when he actually was 12 years old. He has made a profitable career of writing professionally for more than 25 years. His daily syndicated column, “The Motivational Minute!,” is read daily by more than 2.5 million people worldwide. His best-selling book, “Becoming the Complete Champion, One Motivational Minute at a Time,” has been sold in five languages.

Herman’s comedy credits include “In Living Color.” He has written and produced for motion pictures and television, and received a nomination for the Humanitas Award in 1991 for his work on “Doogie Howser, MD.” His current book, “How To Win Friends & Influence People The Jewish Mother Way,” was named Book of the Year at the 2005 Yenta National Convention.