Happy Thanksgiving, Writers!
Write On Online has two live meetings this month in West Los Angeles: one goal-oriented and one social (okay, two social). Details below.
Send newsletter items to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, December 1, and post your December Goals on Write On Online or Facebook by Sunday, November 30th and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. More information in this week’s Write On Wednesday.
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November: National Novel Writing Month. Are you writing a novel in November? How’s it going? Best of luck as you complete the NaNoWriMo challenge. Write on!
November 27: Happy Thanksgiving!
November 27: Deadline to enter WeSaidGoTravel.com’s Gratitude Travel Writing Contest. 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.
December 1: Deadline to submit a 2-3 line news item or event for the December Newsletter to email@example.com.
December 3: Write On!/Guided Goals Hangout at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. We’ll have tables reserved inside, but, if the group’s too large, there’s space outdoors. RSVP on Facebook.
December 4: 60th anniversary screening of Seven Samurai at the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle. Skype intro by Richard Pepperman, author of Everything I Know About Filmmaking I Learned Watching Seven Samurai. Learn more.
December 15: Social Media Club LA Holiday Celebration from 6:30pm – 9:30pm in Santa Monica. Details and RSVP here.
December 17: Stop by for an informal social hangout in Westwood. Location TBD. Stay tuned.
Through December: Writers who Exercise (or just want to) Join Steph Radkay’s “Banana Cake Movement and get the chance to win some rad activewear, Actio926. Let owner/designer/runner Radkay inspire you to get motivated to work out (get Actio) and sail through the last quarter of the year. Winners every week from October thru December!
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Do your kids love to write? Want to encourage them to hone and expand their writing skills? Check out Purple Pencil Adventures: Writing Prompts for Kids of All Ages. Although it’s geared towards kids, there are plenty of prompts adults can use to exercise those writing muscles! Write on!
Get a free ecopy of Michael Wiese’s Onward & Upward. Sign up for the newsletter to receive your copy.
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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Sign up for the Guided Goals’ newsletter and receive “5 Ways to Improve Your Productivity.” Guided Goals offers coaching services, as well as tools and advice to put you on the path to success. Check out the Goal of the Week, posted Mondays. Like Guided Goals on Facebook, and follow on Twitter. Email Deckerling@gmail.com or call 310.908.8980 for more information!
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Writers, please email me if you have a 2-3 line news item or event and/or if you are are interested in contributing a Write On! Review, writing an Expert Column, or participating in an Author Q&A. Write On!Tags: Goals Guided Goals Hangout Los Angeles Write On! Online Write On! Wednesday