The Crossing Arts Alliance is conveniently located in Downtown Brainerd - 
711 Laurel St, Brainerd, MN 56401


Crossing Office, Gift Shop, and Gallery

Hours: Closed Mondays
Open Tues-Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturdays 10:00am - 2:00pm
Or by Appointment

FIND THE BUZZ and KEEP IT GOING
Publishing and Marketing classes
Sep. 19 and 26th, held at the Brainerd Public Library
Register online HERE, by calling TCAA at 218-833-0416, or via mail by completing the registration form and mailing it to: TCAA, 1001 Kingwood St. Suite 114, Brainerd MN 56401


Saturday, Sep. 19:
9 to 11am Getting your Dream on Paper: Book Publishing in Today's World 

Do you dream of writing a book? Learn about today's book industry, publishing options, first steps to publication and what to expect once your book hits the shelves. Instructor: Krista Rolfzen Soukup, Literary Publicist and Agent with Blue Cottage Agency (http://BlueCottageAgency.com)

12 to 2pm Find the Buzz: Social Media

Dig deeply into the mysteries of Facebook, Twitter, and blogging to discover how to build an audience and gain visibility. Harness the power of social media to gain readers, drive traffic to your website and promote your work. Instructor: Rebecca Flansburg, Social Media Specialist (http://lamscommunications.com)

Saturday, Sep. 26:
9 to 11am Keeping the Buzz: Publicity for Writers

What strategies can writers ue to showcase their work to potential publishers, agents, and readers? How can marketing fit into a writer's daily schedule? Learn the basics of publicity and marketing in today's literary arts world; including author branding, websites, social media, book promotions, press releases and more. Instrucotor: Krista Rolzen Soukup, Liteary Publicist and Agent with Blue Cottage Agency (http://BlueCottageAgency.com)

12 to 2pm WordPress Websites

Is a WordPress Website right for me? How can WordPress maximize my writing/art/business? This class explains the basics of Word Press and other internet terms: SEO, posts, tags, categories, media, and website security. Instructor: Corey Kretsinger, Web Designer (http://MidstateDesign.com)

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The Crossing Arts Alliance is conveniently located in Downtown Brainerd - 
711 Laurel St, Brainerd, MN 56401