Writing Pros: Compelling Bios and Press Releases
- Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 5:30pm
- Karen Bliss, Music Journalists (Billboard, Rolling Stone, MSN, AOL)
- Manitoba Music Resource Centre
- 1-376 Donald St, Winnipeg, Manitoba
- Manitoba Music
This workshop will show artists how to effectively write about their music in a way that will make critics, bookers, and bloggers want to know more about their music while avoiding the common clichés and that would have them rolling their eyes.
About Karen Bliss
Karen Bliss is an established music journalist whose work has appeared in print and online for RollingStone.com, MSN, AOL, Elle Canada, Billboard, Hits, Pollstar, The Toronto Star, Lowdown on Jam.Canoe.ca, and dozens of other publications. Along the way, she has interviewed Kurt Cobain, Shania Twain, Eddie Vedder, Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morissette, Jimmy Page, Avril Lavigne, Lenny Kravitz, Britney Spears, and thousands more. She also operates her own online magazine, Samaritanmag.com, about people making a difference, and has released an animated, anti-racism PSA, The Girl With Pinhead Parents, on YouTube, voiced by Nelly Furtado, Chris Bosh, Jully Black, LIGHTS, and others, based on her kids picture book of the same name. She is also creator of the Fan Lowdown book series, which launched with the multi-platinum-selling rock band Hedley. And has started a record label, Daycare Records, whose first signing is The Danger Bees (thedangerbees.com).
TO REGISTRER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact:
Roland Deschambault, Training Coordinator Manitoba Music