Write On Online’s June virtual meeting will be Wednesday, June 11, from 1-1:30pm, on BlogTalkRadio. Our guest is Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of The Frugal Book Promoter and The Frugal Editor. This month’s topic is self-publishing. Post questions for Carolyn, call in (646-381-4910), or listen online. RSVP on Facebook.
Also, join us on Wednesday, June 18, from 1 – 3pm for our June Write On!/Guided Goals Hangout at Capital One 360 – Los Angeles Café, 11175 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles. Swing by the cafe for coffee and conversation. RSVP on Facebook. (Parking is free in the building. Space is now limited to 6 cafe spots, so get there early. There is also metered parking nearby.) Love the Café? Write a review on Yelp!
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 Laurie Wetzel, who won a copy of Forensic Speak: How to Write Realistic Crime Dramas by Jennifer Dornbush.
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Trudy, the first book in New York Times Bestselling Author Debra Holland’s Montana Sky Series is on sale this week for .99.
WeSaidGoTravel.com’s Independence Travel Writing Contest deadline is July 4. The theme is “Independence: A Place that Allows You to Feel Free.” No entry fee and $650 in cash prizes. Share your stories of bravery and inspire others to travel more! Judges: Richard Bangs, AnneLise Sorensen, and the We Said Go Travel Team.
ForthMagazine seeks new works of fiction, 1K word limit, for its online publication. They have a weakness for regional fiction – stories and authors connected to Los Angeles County – but foremost they love great narratives with quality and original language and content from anywhere by well-known or emerging voices. FORTH Magazine does not pay authors at this time. Nor do we charge a submission fee. More info here.
The Tahoma Literary Review is now accepting narrative nonfiction submissions on any subject. Full guidelines are here. Also accepting fiction and poetry submissions. They current pay between $30 and $100.
June 15th is the deadline to apply for the Whidbey Writers Workshop, which gathers two dozen nationally-recognized writers, editors, and agents on the shores of Penn Cove on Whidbey Island (Coupeville, WA) from August 3 – 12. Application and details here.
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June 11: June virtual meeting on BlogTalkRadio. Our guest will be Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author ofThe Frugal Book Promoter and The Frugal Editor. This month’s topic is self-publishing. Post questions for Carolyn, call in (646-381-4910), or listen online. RSVP on Facebook.
June 18: June Write On!/Guided Goals Hangout at Capital One 360 – Los Angeles Café, 11175 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles. Swing by the cafe for coffee and conversation. RSVP on Facebook. (Parking is free in the building. Space is now limited to 6 cafe spots, so get there early. There is also metered parking nearby.) Love the Café? Write a review on Yelp!
June 20 – 22: Join MWP authors, including Jennifer Dornbush, Forensics Speak, at Great American Pitchfest in Burbank, CA. Also stop by the MWP Booth on Saturday, June 21st to see LIVE DEMOS of Master Shots Ebooks. Click on www.mwp.com for more information.
June 27 – 29: West Coast Writers’ Conference at Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton Ave, Van Nuys CA 91401, (between Burbank and Oxnard Avenues). Note: Carolyn Howard-Johnson will be on a panel on “What I Wish a Pro Had Told Me Before I Published” at 2:15 on Saturday the 28th.
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