Wednesday, November 17: Catch up with Debra Eckerling and Marla Martenson on the Dream It, Then Do It “Power Lunch”on Blog Talk Radio from 11 am – 11:30 am Pacific Time/2 pm Eastern Time. Listen. Call in. Learn. Here’s the link!
Thursday, November 18: Screenwriter Karaoke starts at 8:30 pm, at Sardo’s Sardo’s Grill and Lounge, 259 N. Pass Ave., in Burbank, California. RSVP on Facebook or on Meetup.com. Plus Screenwriter Karaoke returns to New York City on Monday, November 29 at 8:00 pm, at BABY GRAND NYC, 61 Lafayette Street at Grand in New York. RSVP on Facebook or on Meetup.com.
Friday, November 19: Winners will be chosen for the Write Geek-themed Poem, Win Geeky Book contest. And there’s still time to enter. Jot down a geek-themed poem and post it on Geek Mom: it can be free verse, a limerick, a sonnet, a haiku, a villanelle, or rap. Five winners will receive an autographed, personalized copy of Ethan Gilsdorf’s Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms. Enter your literary masterpieces in the comments section below the Q&A with the author on the Geek Mom site.
Saturday, November 20: Writer/blogger Shannon Flaherty of HustleUp.net hosts an Open Studio Soiree in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week at Compai Creative from 4 to 7 pm. Come hang and do a “hustle file” for her blog. Invite and more info here.
The November StoryLink eZine is up: Read a Q&A with Bob DeRosa, Killers, as well as an expert column from author Michele Wallerstein, MIND YOUR BUSINESS: A Hollywood Literary Agent’s Guide To Your Writing Career, who will be leading a free seminar at the Borders in Sherman Oaks on Saturday, November 20. Plus, Contests, Events, Community News, and Post a Question for screenwriter Mark Bomback, Unstoppable, on in the StoryLink Forum by December 1. Read the November eZine here.
November is National Novel Writing Month. Read Write On! Track’s reasons why NaNoWriMo is a Good Idea, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman’s review of the NaNoWriMo website, and share your NaNo Profile link. Also, Poets: Writer’s Digest is again offering the November PAD Chapbook Challenge. Write a poem-a-day throughout the month of November, and then put together a chapbook and submit by January 5, 2011. There’s plenty to challenge you in November! Post your success here. All participants will be entered in a bonus drawing for an iScript.
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Send event listings (2-3 lines, including website and contact information) to Debra@WriteOnOnline.com.Tags: Blog Talk radio Bob DeRosa Debra Eckerling December Goals Hustle Up Mark Bomback Michele Wallerstein National Novel Writing Month PAD Challenge Shannon Flaherty StoryLink Write On! Meeting Write On! Wednesday Writers Digest