Wednesday, April 27: Mediabistro Book Party at Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel, 1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, hosted by Mediabistro’s GalleyCat and eBookNewser editor Jason Boog, as well as Debra Eckerling and Michelle Thatcher, from 7pm – 9pm. RSVP here.

Saturday, April 30: Deadline for the Write On! April Challenge. Post how you did on Your April Challenge! Four winners will be chosen at random to receive a book thanks to Michael Wiese Productions.

Saturday & Sunday, April 30 & May 1: The LA Times Festival of Books moves to the campus of USC. Details and schedule here.

Sunday, May 1: The Write On! May Challenge begins. Go to this Sunday for details.

Wednesday, May 4 is the inaugural Fashion140 Conference in New York. Co-created by Jeff Pulver of the 140Conf and Lilly Berelovich of Fashion Snoops.

Wednesday, May 11: Write On Online Meeting, featuring freelance writer and Blog Talk Radio host J Blair Brown at 12pm PDT/3pm EDT on BlogTalkRadio. Listen to my BlogTalkRadio interview on Livin’ the Dream! with J Blair Brown.

Listen to the April Write On! Meeting on Blog Talk Radio, featuring guest Pilar Alessandra, the director of the Los Angeles writing program “On the Page” and author of The Coffee Break Screenwriter. Get a taste of Pilar’s tips in the Meeting Recap.

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Save the Date – June 15 – 16: Am thrilled to be leading a panel at this year’s of the 140Conf in New York. Screenwriter/documentary filmmaker/author Tracey Jackson, Between a Rock and a Hot Place, scriptchat co-founder/screenwriter/novelist Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, and I will be talking about Writers Creating Community using the Real Time Web. Register here. (Early registration deadline is Friday, April 29.)

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Am working on a new project in the area of higher education. Am currently seeking story ideas, authors/experts to interview, etc. Appreciate any recommendations. Please email for more information. Also, follow Campus Explorer on Twitter and Like on Facebook. Please and thank you!

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