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July Newsletter

July 10th, 2012 in Newsletter by Debra Eckerling

The July Write On Meeting on Blog Talk Radio will be Wednesday, July 11, at 1 pm PDT/4 pm EDT. This month’s guest is author Laurel HouseQuickieChick’s Cheat Sheet.  RSVP on Facebook. Call in (646-381-4910) or listen online.

Post your August Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Congratulations to our July goal-posting winner Beth Davis Cato, who won a copy of The Last Word by Tom Lazarus, thanks to Michael Wiese Productions.

Write On Online has regular, ongoing content: Write On! Reviews, Author Q&As, Write On! Wednesdays, Expert Columns, Special Features, and more!  You can also listen to the June meeting with guest Jeff Pulver, founder of State of Now/140conf, on BlogTalkRadio.

Writers, please email if you have a 2-3 line news item or event and/or if you are are interested in contributing a Write On! Review, writing an Expert Column, or participating in an Author Q&A. Write On!

Ashley Hill just released her new book: Celebrating the Journey: Rediscovering Me!

Katy Tafoya from Success for Solopreneurs and Susan M. Baker from the Escape Hatcher compiled a free ebook called Solopreneur Stories.

Christina Hamlett recently released Media Magnetism: How to Attract the Favorable Publicity You Want and Deserve.

Write on Members: Let me know if you have a book being released or some awesome news, so we can include it in the next newsletter. Also, check out the Write On Online Facebook Page for regular opportunities to share your books and blogs. We also do Flaunt your Fan Page every Friday!

July 12 – 15: Comic-Con takes place in San Diego this weekend. If you are attending Comic-Con and want to write up a review for Write On Online. please let me know.

July 18: The next LA Mediabistro Book Party will be at Whiskey Blue in Westwood from 7pm – 9pm. RSVP here. Featured authors are Jim Krusoe, Parsifal; Lisa Napoli, Radio Shangri-La; Alix Ohlin, INSIDE; and Tere Tereba, Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.’s Notorious Mobster.

July 27 – August 5: The 15th Annual International Pop Overthrow Los Angeles Festival will take place in various venues throughout LA and OC. IPO Los Angeles will feature 80 of the best pop and rock artists from Los Angeles and beyond! Check out the schedule of events.

Sundays: Scriptchat, a twitter chat for new and seasoned screenwriters, has two chats each Sunday: 8pm GMT is EURO #scriptchat, moderated by Mina Zaher (@DreamsGrafter) and 8pm EST, moderated by Jeanne Veillette Bowerman (@jeannevb). All transcripts are posted on the blog, as well as tons of screenwriting resources. This Sunday’s guest is Write On member Stephanie Palmer, Good in a Room.

Ask Lizzy: PR guru Lizzy Shaw will help you learn how to be a media star! Subscribe to “Ask Lizzy”, her twice-monthly group teleseminar class and learn how and when to pitch; how to create your targeted media list; how to get more Twitter followers; how to build your mailing list, and more! Get details and rate information. And tell Lizzy that Deb sent you.

Need a transcriber? CLK Transcription can help! CLK employs more than 30 highly trained transcriptionists … and has great rates. Email for more information.

Dream It, Then Do It!: Tools and inspiration to turn your dreams into reality. Become a Fan on Facebook. has added a new audiobook component to their offerings. Now, you can get high-quality audiobooks made of your writing!

Check out the New Media Film Festival for screenings, giveaways, and more!

Purple Pencil Adventures: Teen and Tween writers, a new Purple Pencil Adventure is posted every Friday!

She Takes on the World is a top blog for women entrepreneurs, career women, and young women professionals.

Personal Training for Writers! Debra Eckerling trains individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses, so they can organize, articulate, and complete their writing projects. Blogging and social media training also available. Email or call 310.908.8980 for more information!

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Debra Eckerling is a professional writer with expertise in feature articles, corporate communications, and public speaking.

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Bob Warren

July 11th, 2012

Happy Hump Day, Have a Great One!

Karla Campos

July 11th, 2012

Great newsletter filled with awesome events and news, congratulations to all the writers who are releasing books this month : )

Alex R.

July 11th, 2012

Thanks for the info, Debra!


July 11th, 2012

the new media festival looks good! Thanks for the info, hope ur well!

Rick Clark

July 11th, 2012

Debra, what a great, comprehensive site! I need to come back early, and come back often. Thanks!


July 11th, 2012

Darn, I missed ‘blog talk radio’ today ;( I’ll try to catch the next one. Are you going to Comic Con, Debra?


July 12th, 2012

Congrats to all the writers and what an informative an event filled newsletter :)

Debra Eckerling

July 12th, 2012

Hi Shannon, Nope. Not going to Comic-Con this year. Someday … You?

By the way, you can listen to all the episode replays on BlogTalkRadio.

Debra Eckerling

July 12th, 2012



July 18th, 2012

information overload! Great news letter Deb!

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