Write On Online’s August virtual meeting will be Wednesday, August 13, from 1-1:30pm, on BlogTalkRadio. Our guest is Debra Holland, a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the award-winning Montana Sky Series (historical Western Romance.) This month’s topic is self-publishing fiction. Post questions for Debra, call in (646-381-4910), or listen online. RSVP on Facebook.
Also, join us on Wednesday, August 20, from 1 – 3pm for the August 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.
Post your September Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Congratulations to our August goal-posting winner Kim Warner, who won a copy of The Writer’s Advantage by Laurie Scheer.
My ebook – Purple Pencil Adventures: Writing Prompts for Kids of All Ages – will be free on Amazon August 22-23. Want to learn more? List to my interview with Mindi Davis on Mom Talk with the Maternal Manager. Encourage your kids to hone and expand their writing skills … and have some fun writing too with Purple Pencil Adventures!
Check out C.M. Mayo’s: 30 Deadly-Effective Ways to Free Up Bits, Drips & Gimungously Vast Swaths of Time for Writing. Also, her first Gumroad.com title is out: From Mexico to Miramar or, Across the Lake of Oblivion.
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.
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August 13: August virtual meeting on BlogTalkRadio. Our guest will be Debra Holland, a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the award-winning Montana Sky Series (historical Western Romance.) This month’s topic is self-publishing fiction. Post questions for Debra, call in (646-381-4910), or listen online. RSVP on Facebook.
August 14: LA Press Club Secrets of Publishing Panel at the Steve Allen Theater in Los Angeles. Panelists: agent BJ Robbins, editors Dan Smetanka (Counterpoint) Jonathan Hahn (LA Review of Books) & authors Amy Alkon, Tom Zoellner, Liza Monroy & Kenan Trebincevic. Moderated by Susan Shapiro $20 for non-members/$5 for members Phone: 323-669-8081. Starts at 6:30pm. More info on Facebook.
August 15 – 17: Screenwriters World Expo in Los Angeles. Hear from Michael Wiese Productions authors Pilar Alessandra, The Coffee Break Screenwriter; Jennifer Dornbush,Forensic Speak; Pen Desham, Riding the Alligator, Rona Edwards and Monika Skerbelis, I Liked It, Didn’t Love It, and Laurie Scheer, The Writer’s Advantage. Use MWPFAN Code when you register for a discount of $50 off the current published rate for an individual registration or All Access Pass (offer ends August 15th).
August 19: SMCLA Presents: Social Media Made the Video Star at Makers Studios in Culver City. Starts at 6:30pm.
August 20: August 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!
September 3: Twiddlers Club: Putting the Social Back in Social Media in Venice, CA. Gain new friends and followers, while exploring social media.
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