The June Write On Meeting on Blog Talk Radio is Wednesday, June 12, at 1pm pacific/4pm Eastern. Our guest is Josh Ochs, author of Light, Bright and Polite: How Businesses And Professionals Can Safely And Effectively Navigate Social Media. He will talk about his book, as well as offer marketing tips for writers. RSVP on Facebook. Call in (646-381-4910) or listen online.

Post your July Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Congratulations to our June goal-posting winner Lori Ann Marriott Hines, who won a copy of Onward and Upward: Reflections of a Joyful Life by Michael Wiese.

Write On Online has regular, ongoing content, including Q&As – this month, I did interviews with Tony Lee Moral, Alfred Hitchcock’s Movie Making Masterclass; Babette Pepaj, Cookbook Cafe; and Stephanie Carrie, The Tangled Web We Watch – Write On! Wednesdays; Guest Columns; and more.

Missed the May Meeting with freelance writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner? Missed the meeting? Read the recap and listen to the replay.


Write On! companion site Guided Goals offers one-on-one, online, and in-box coaching services, as well as tools and advice to put you on the path to success. Jump Start your Passion Project – my 4-week online class – starts July 8.

Stephanie Belsky just launched Lucid., which focuses on the impact creatives have on non-profits and social enterprises. Like Lucid. on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

San Francisco author Jon Sindell, Host of SF’s Rolling Writers Literary Event, hosts Tracy DeBrincat for a reading, signing and Q&A for her debut novel Hollywood Buckaroo on June 29 at 7 PM. Rolling Out Cafe, 1722 Taraval Street, San Francisco.

The Rift, a sci fi short directed by Robert Kouba and produced by Colleen Keane, will screen as part of the SHORTS 4 SHOW program on Friday, June 21, at Room 86 (formerly Cinespace), 6356 Hollywood Boulevard, at 7:15pm. There will be 4 short films showing.  Most of the cast and crew will be present. RSVP on Facebook.

Dream Quest One Poetry and Writing Contest is now accepting entries in the Summer 2013 Contest! Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any theme for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1,275. Details on their website.

WeSaidGoTravel.com’s Travel Writing Contest runs through July 4, 2013. The theme for the Summer 2013 contest is “Independence: A Place You Feel Free.” No entry fee and with $1,000 in cash prizes. Inspire others to travel more and find freedom! Judges: Richard Bangs, Amy Friedman, and the We Said Go Travel Team.


June 11 & 12: New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles.

June 12: Write On June Meeting on Blog Talk Radio. RSVP on Facebook.

June 18: Social Media Club LA Panel on Legal Protection for Social Media & Bloggers in Hollywood.

June 18 & 19: State of You #140conf in New York. Win a ticket (regularly price $1295) to attend #140you by tweeting to @GuidedGoals. Details here.

June 19: Write On! IRL Writers Break at Capital One 360 – Los Angeles Café, 11175 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, from 1 to 3pm. LA Writers, swing by the cafe for coffee and conversation. Like the cafe on Facebook and follow them on TwitterRSVP on Facebook.

June 18 – 22: Silicon Beach Fest in Santa Monica, CA.

June 20: Rooftop Lounge Cocktail Party in Marina del Rey, CA.

June 21: Make Music Los Angeles.

June 27: FilmBreak Creating Customer “Buzz” in Entertainment, Luxury Fashion, and Technology panel at Cross Campus in Santa Monica.

July 8: Guided Goals 4-week online class Jump Start your Passion Project – begins. Sign up today!

Fridays: Silicon Beach LA Weekly Unwind in Santa Monica, CA.

Sundays: Scriptchat, a twitter chat for new and seasoned screenwriters, has two chats each Sunday: 8pm GMT is EURO #scriptchat, moderated by Mina Zaher and 8pm EST, moderated by Jeanne Veillette Bowerman.

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: Tuesdays: Boast your Blog, Thursdays: Share your Twitter, and Fridays: Flaunt your Fan Page.


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iScript.com has added a new audiobook component to their offerings. Now, you can get high-quality audiobooks made of your writing!

Like Michael Wiese Productions on Facebook to learn about contests, workshops, special events, and new releases from the number one publisher of film books in the world.

Thinking about hiring a virtual assistant? Check out Red Butler!

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Experience next generation interactive storytelling with Social Samba nominated for USA Network’s Show Psych HashTag Killer and newest story S#cial Sector.  Writers are invited to craft their own digital narratives with the free Saga Writer tool.

Need tech expertise for your website or business? Todd Zebert Consulting excels with integrative IT services, from WordPress … to beyond! Email Todd.

Guided Goals: Define, Plan & Achieve Your Goals. Like Guided Goals on Facebook and follow on Twitter. Personal Writing Training also available. Email Deckerling@gmail.com or call 310.908.8980 for more information!



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