Press Kit

MEDIA INFORMATION

Artwork: CBW-LA Logo available upon request – please specify color or black and white. Workshop and anthology photos, including book cover, also available upon request.

 

About Story Sprouts Writing Day Anthology

 

Published by: CBW-LA Publications

ISBN-13: 978-0989878791

First Volume, First Edition Published: October 2013

Edited by: Alana Garrigues, Nutschell Anne Windsor

Cover Art by: Keela Jacks – Garrigues Graphics

Book Formatting by: Rachel Morgan – Morgan Media

Copy Editing by: Erin Elizabeth Long – BiblioTech

Writing Day Anthology Workshop Anticipated Frequency: Annual

2013 Anthology Statistics:

  • 19 Authors
  • 38 Combined Anthology Entries – 2 per Contributing Author
  • 6-hour Workshop
  • 10 Writing Exercises (included in Story Sprouts)
  • Dozens of Photo, Character and Conflict Prompts (included in Story Sprouts)
  • 240 pages

 

Writing Day Anthology Purpose: To expose new talent by publishing emerging children’s book authors. To educate and inspire writers through an intensive writing workshop. To give new writers a taste of publishing success.

 

Why name the anthology Story Sprouts?

Since authors created their anthology pieces in the moment, inspired by the seeds sown during the writing day workshop, it seemed fitting to call these entries “Story Sprouts.” They are not polished pieces that took the authors months or years to perfect. They are the early saplings of writing, the ideas that will take root in the minds of our writers and take shape over time. The stories are shared with the reader in their early form, in an effort to be transparent in the process of writing and to engage the reader in the process and craft of verbal creation, from seed to solid oak.

 

Available through: Amazon, Kindle, CreateSpace, storysproutsanthology.com

 

Media inquiries, please contact:

Nutschell (pronounced new-shell) Windsor, President: nutschell@cbw-la.org or 424-261-2295

Alana Garrigues, Publications Editor: alana@cbw-la.org or 310-465-5126

Angie Flores, Marketing Manager: angie@cbw-la.org or 310-408-3764

 

 

To request consideration for a complimentary review copy, please contact Nutschell Windsor at nutschell@cbw-la.org and include the name of the blog or news outlet that you write for. Please also specify if you prefer .pdf, .mobi or a print copy.

 

About CBW-LA

 

Organization Type: Non-profit 501(c)3 organization

Located in: Torrance, California

Founded: June 2010

Founder: Nutschell Anne Windsor

Members: 50+ dues-paying members, 300+ on Meetup.com

Membership Levels:

  • $30 – one-year membership
  • $50 – two-year membership
  • $20 – publishing industry professionals

Website: www.cbw-la.org

 

Purpose: To provide education and inspiration for published writers and writers on the road to publication. To share resources about the publishing industry.  To promote children’s literature and children’s literacy in the Los Angeles area. To encourage new writers.

 

We offer:

  • Monthly critique sessions
  • Monthly writing workshops and seminars, often featuring guest speakers who are published in the kid lit industry
  • Quarterly newsletter, entitled Scribblers’ Scoop
  • Online members’ forum
  • Affordable writing education

 

Current Board Members:

  • Nutschell Anne Windsor – President
  • Lucy Ravitch – Secretary
  • Tiffani Barth – Treasurer
  • Alana Garrigues – Publications Editor
  • Angie Flores – Marketing Manager

Board Biographies available at: www.cbw-la.org/board

 

Media inquiries, please contact:

Nutschell (pronounced new-shell) Windsor at nutschell@cbw-la.org or 424-261-2295.

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