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Write On Online’s September virtual meeting will be Wednesday, September 10, from 1-1:30pm, on BlogTalkRadio. Our guest is Dr Jenny Yip, author of Productive, Successful YOU!. This month’s topic is combating procrastination. Post questions for Jenny, call in (646-381-4910), or listen onlineRSVP on Facebook.

Also, join us on Wednesday, September 17, from 1 – 3pm for the September 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 October 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 Kristina Cowan, who won a copy of How I Shot the YouTube Megahit “All by Myself” on My iPhone and Why I’m Not Lonely Anymore by Richard Dunn.

Write On Online has regular, ongoing content, including Q&As; Write On! Wednesdays; Guest Columns; and more.

NEWS

Last week, I had a wonderful chat about writing with kids with Kim Vij, The Educators’ Spin on It. Watch the hangout replay and check out Kim’s post. Also, tweet “why you want to go on a Purple Pencil Adventure with your kids” to @EductaorsSpin or @PurplePencilAdv by September 15 to be entered to win a copy of my ebook: Purple Pencil Adventures: Writing Prompts for Kids of All Ages.

For bonus Purple Pencil Adventures, check out my post on Carolyn Howard Johnson’s Sharing with Writers blog.

Write on members, receive a free ecopy of Michael Wiese’s Onward & Upward. Sign up for the newsletter to receive your copy.

Lee Gale Gruen, author of Adventures with Dad: A Father and Daughter’s Journey Through a Senior Acting Class, will give a lecture entitled, “How I Wrote, Edited, Published, and Marketed My Memoir,” on September 16, 9:30am, at Savvy Seniors, 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas, $5 fee and advanced registration required.

WeSaidGoTravel.com’s Gratitude Travel Writing Contest starts September 11. The theme is “Gratitude: A Place That Inspires You to Feel Strong and Hopeful.” No entry fee and $650 in cash prizes. Share your story of your act of gratitude–a place you chose or that allows you to stand up for yourself. Judges: Richard Bangs, AnneLise Sorensen, and the We Said Go Travel Team. Deadline is November 27, 2014.

The Tahoma Literary Review is now accepting narrative nonfiction submissions on any subject. Full guidelines are here. Also accepting fiction and poetry submissions. They currently pay between $30 and $100.

Nowster.com is now accepting submissions for content around technology, startups, and pop culture. Contact Steven for more information.

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Sign up for the Guided Goals newsletter and receive “5 Ways to Improve Your Productivity.” Guided Goals offers coaching and project management services, as well as tools and advice to put you on the path to success. Check out the Goal of the Week, posted Mondays.

EVENTS

September 10: September virtual meeting on BlogTalkRadio. Our guest is Dr. Jenny Yip, author of Productive, Successful YOU! This month’s topic is avoiding procrastination. Post questions for Jenny, call in (646-381-4910), or listen online. RSVP on Facebook.

September 10: Silicon Beach BLIP.TV 2-Year Anniversary Celebration in Venice, CA, 7:30 – 9pm. Hosted by Jude Belanger, Charlie Trinh, Onna Young, and the Twiddlers. Join the many Heart Centered People doing amazing work on the Beach in the Tech Community. Special Guest Speaker: Howard Leonhardt. Details and rsvp here.

September 17: September 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 22 – 26: Social Media Week. Check for virtual events or live events in your area.

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.

FRIENDS OF WRITE ON!

For even more writing support, check out BookPod, an online social platform for authors and aspiring authors centered around the world of books and publishing. Interested in joining BookPod? Email Jennifer Brody.

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Orange County Writers, check out Lit Central OC, an online magazine for news, reviews, craft articles and more for writers in the Orange County area.

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.

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