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 this month’s goal-posting winner Alisha Vincent, who won a copy of Shoot Like Tarantino by Christopher Kenworthy.
Write On Online has regular, ongoing content, including Q&As; Write On! Wednesdays; Guest Columns; and more. Check out our July interviews with Tonya Plank, Michael Lennox, and Paul Williams & Tracey Jackson.
Dani Dixon will be on two panels at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con – the “All Shapes and Sizes” panel Thursday, July 9th at 7pm in room 14A and the “Insight for Independent Creators” panel on Friday, July 10th at 7pm in room 32AB.
Author Bev Harris provides a way for kids to look the experience of moving as a rewarding new moment along their life’s journey in Zoe-Marie Makes a Move. As her military family embarks on a new adventure, Zoe-Marie must learn to accept this exciting change with open arms. Beyond an introduction to this character’s series, this book helps parents open a dialogue with their children about moving to a new locale.
Patrick Horton’s MAKING THE DIFFERENCE THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE A Very Brief Guide To Transformational Story, Emerging Media, & Strategic Social Change is now available for free and anonymous download.
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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!
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The Tahoma Literary Review is accepting narrative nonfiction submissions on any subject. Full guidelines are here. Also accepting fiction and poetry submissions. They currently pay between $30 and $100.
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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.
July 8: Write On!/Guided Goals Hangout, 1 – 3pm, at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. We’ll have a table reserved inside, but, if the group’s too large, there’s space outdoors. RSVP on Facebook.
July 16: Book’d in Burbank: The Ultimate Bibliophiles’ Night Out celebrates terrific summer reads at Theatre Banshee with mystery, romance, women’s fiction and YA author readings; bookish giveaways and a catered mingling reception. Event goes from 8 – 9:30pm. Tickets and details here.
July 18: Free teleseminar from Jen Grisanti: Creating a TV Pilot that Sells: Three Important Tools, from 12 – 1:30pm.
July 18: “Marketing Yourself and Your Books in the 21st Century” panel, featuring Carolyn Howard Johnson, The Frugal Editor, from 2 to 5pm at Palms-Ranch Park Library, 2920 Overland Ave., Los Angeles. Presented by the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS).
August 5: Write On!/Guided Goals August Hangout, 1 – 3pm, at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. RSVP on Facebook.
August 5: “Future of Story” panel, presented by Michael Wiese Productions and Women in Film & Video, in Washington, D.C., from 6 – 8:30pm.
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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