The October Write On Meeting with Stephanie Palmer, author of Good in a Room, will be on Wednesday, September 10, at 1pm Pacific/4pm Eastern on Blog Talk Radio. RSVP on Facebook. Post your questions, call in, or listen online.
Post your November Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Congratulations to our September goal-posting winner Carly Alyssa Thorne, who won a copy of The Last Word by Tom Lazarus, thanks to Michael Wiese Productions.
Write On Online 4th Annual Query Contest: Submit your one-page Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Screenplay or Teleplay Query to Deckerling@gmail.com by October 31, 2012, to be entered in this year’s Query Contest! The winner in the Screenplay category will have his or her query letter read by Los Angeles literary agent David Boxerbaum of Paradigm. The winning fiction and non-fiction book queries will be read by Jason Allen Ashlock, co-founder and president of Movable Type Management. Each of the winners will also receive a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Author Stephanie Palmer, Good in a Room, will pick the winners from the finalists. Read the complete details and enter today!
Write On Online has regular, ongoing content: Write On! Reviews, Author Q&As, Write On! Wednesdays, Expert Colmns, and more! Angilee Shah did a Q&A on her book Chinese Characters and author D.B. Gilles wrote an expert column about his experience getting his first ebook published: I Hate My Book Club.
Writers, please email Deckerling@gmail.com 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!
Check out author C.M. Mayo’s Conversations with Other Writers series, including a Conversation with Sergio Troncoso, author of the novel From This Wicked Patch of Dust (U Arizona Press) and Crossing Borders: Essays (Arte Publico Press), on Chicano literature, the US-Mexico border, writing (and not writing) for New York, reading, blogging, and more.
Attention cooks and crafters: eHow Spark’s Spooktacular Spark Contest runs through November 1, 2012. Upload your Halloween projects to eHow Spark and enter for your chance to win an American Express gift card. eHow Spark is a community for doers, where you can get inspired, manage your projects, and share your accomplishments. Read all the contest details.
November is National Novel Writing Month. Are you writing a novel in November? Post your profile link in the comments, so we can support each other.
November 7: Los Angeles Mediabistro Party. Details coming soon.
November 14: Los Angeles Media Leaders Mixer in Culver City. RSVP here.
November 28: Write On IRL Holiday Party in West Los Angeles. RSVP on Facebook.
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.
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 Blast your Blog on Tuesday and Flaunt your Fan Page every Friday!
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