The November Write On Meeting will be Wednesday, November 14, at 1pm PDT/4pm EDT. Our guest will be lifestylist and author Ellen Whitehurst, Make this your Lucky Day. She is also a recurrent contributor to The Huffington Post and John Edward’s InfiniteQuest.com among others. Recognized as the country’s premier expert in Feng Shui and other empowering modalities, Whitehurst will be talking about things writers can do to position themselves for success. Post questions for Ellen Whitehurst, call in (646-381-4910), or listen online. RSVP on Facebook.
Post your December Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Congratulations to our November goal-posting winner Melody Lopez, who won a copy of Make Film History by Robert Gerst, thanks to Michael Wiese Productions.
Write On Online 2012 Query Contest Winners: Thanks to all who entered! And the winners are …
– Fiction Book: Diana Rico, The Woman Who Fell to Earth: An Imagined Life of Ana Mendieta
– Non-Fiction Book: Angela Hynes, You’re More Comfortable in Your Own Skin When It’s Looser (and Other Perks of Aging)
– Screenplay/Teleplay: Philip Ramati, Putts
The winning fiction and non-fiction book queries will be read by Jason Allen Ashlock, co-founder and president of Movable Type Management. The winner in the Screenplay category will have his query letter read by Los Angeles literary agent David Boxerbaum of Paradigm. Each of the winners will also receive a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Thanks, author Stephanie Palmer, Good in a Room, for choosing the winners.
Write On Online has regular, ongoing content, including Write On! Reviews, Author Q&As, Write On! Wednesdays, Expert Colmns, and more! If you missed the October Write On Meeting with Stephanie Palmer, listen to the replay.
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Jen Grisanti interviewed Stephanie Palmer for her podcast earlier this month.
From Rebecca Dine: Miami-Dade International book expo is November 16 – 18. Anyone from Write On! Online who shows up at the Center One books Booth will get a special discount per book when they purchase.
November is National Novel Writing Month. Are you writing a novel in November? How is it going? Post your profile link in the comments, so we can support each other. Also check out NaNoWriMo articles by Stephanie Olivieri and Jeanne Veillette Bowerman.
November 28: Write On IRL Holiday Party at ING Direct Cafe, 11175 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, from 7 – 9pm. As in live Writers Support Group tradition, this will be a potluck. Please contact me if there is something you would like to bring. Parking in the building is free. Support our host, ING Direct Cafe – Los Angeles, by liking them on Facebook and following them on Twitter. RSVP on Facebook.
December 1: Pacific Northwest Writers, Sacred Journey’s Film Festival will be held in Portland, Oregon. Four remarkable films. Click here for details.
December 5: December Write On Meeting on Blog Talk Radio.
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.
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