WRITE ON!

LA Writers/entrepreneurs, stop by for the August Write On!/Guided Goals hangout on Wednesday, August 5, from 1 to 3pm, at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. RSVP on Facebook.

Post your August 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 Jonny B Mitchell, who won a copy of Slay The Dragon: How to Write Great Video Games by Robert Denton Bryant.

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

NEWS

Ignited, the second book in Laurie Wetzel’s Unclaimed Series, releases August 10. Ignited picks up right where Unclaimed left off as Maddy adjusts to the new world of angels, demons, and her own uncontrollable abilities.

C.M. Mayo’sMarfa Mondays Podcasting Project: Exploring Marfa, Texas and Environs in 24 Podcasts” continues, apropos of her book in-progress about Far West Texas. The latest podcast is #18 Lisa Fernandes, Barrel Racer at the Pecos Rodeo. Listen in anytime free.

Get your free ebook from Mari McCarthy, Create Write Now: “How to Use Your Journal To Cure Writer’s Block Now

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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 second edition of Carolyn Howard Johnson’s The Frugal Editor: Do-it-yourself editing secrets for authors: From your query letter to final manuscript to the marketing of your bestseller is now available.

POPULOVE.net is looking for writers to contribute posts about Pop Music, Community Awareness, and more.  Interested? Contact amanda@populove.net,

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.

Nowster.com is 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

August 5: Write On!/Guided Goals August Hangout from 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.

August 5: “Future of Story” panel, presented by Michael Wiese Productions and Women in Film & Video, in Washington, D.C., from 6 – 8:30pm.

August 7: Friday Night Social with Scriptwriters Network and Jen Grisanti at The Barrel Room, 8913 West Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, starting at 6:30pm. RSVP on Meetup.

August 15: Writing From Your Guts Without Spilling The Beans” Half-day workshop (plus lunch!) with Jane Gassner for a limited number of writers. We’ll write, we’ll read, and we’ll explore the good and the bad of writing first person narratives.

August 20: Digital Family Presents Digital Family Conversations at The Crest in Westwood at 7:30pm. Gopi Kallayil, Chief Evangelist, Brand Marketing, Google, in conversation with David Bloom. Tickets are $15, but there are a limited supply of FREE tickets available. RSVP on Facebook too.

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.

Need a transcriber? CLK Transcription can help! CLK employs more than 30 highly trained transcriptionists … and has great rates. Email carollee@clktranscription.com for more information.

iScript.com has added a new audiobook component to their offerings. Now, you can get high-quality audiobooks made of your writing!

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.

Need quality printing at affordable prices? Check out PRINT-Xpress. From banners and posters to brochures and business cards and everything in between, they’ve got you covered. Contact Sam or Carolyn for more information.

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Guided Goals: Define, Plan & Achieve Your Goals. 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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