Join us for the November Write On!/Guided Goals Meeting on Wednesday, November 2, from 1 – 3pm at Peet’s Coffee in Westwood to hang out and catch up.

Remember, post your October Goals on Write On Online or Facebook by October 31 to be entered in this month’s drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Also send newsletter items to deckerling@gmail.com by October 31. More information in this week’s Write On Wednesday.

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Author Q&As are back on Thursdays on Write On Online. Do you have a new book or an upcoming book release? Want to be featured on Write On Online? For consideration submit your info here or email deckerling@gmail.com.

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October 27: #140conf Karaoke. Join us for a pre-event karaoke night at Backstage Bar & Grill in Culver City, starting at 8pm. RSVP and details on Facebook.

October 29: PALA presents The Nuts and Bolts of Self-Publishing with Sharon Goldinger. Go to PA-LA.org and click on the right sidebar for a list of all the topics Sharon will cover. RSVP and pay there as well. This 4-hour seminar starts at 9:30am in Culver City, and prepaid reservations are required. $69 before October 8; $79 after.

October 30: IWOSC presents You’ve Graduated — So Now What??” a panel aimed at young people trying to break into the writing industry – in TV/film and online journalism. Event is in Culver City, and starts at 7:30pm. IWOSC members free; others $15. All the info and panelists at IWOSC.org.

October 31: Last day to post your Goals on Write On Online or Facebook to be entered in this month’s drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions.

October 31: Deadline to send in a 2-3 line news item or event for the November Newsletter to deckerling@gmail.com or submit here.

November: National Novel Writing Month. Are you writing a book in a month? Comment with your profile link, so Write On members can follow each other.

November 2: November LA Hangout from 1 – 3pm at Peet’s, 1854 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. RSVP on Facebook.

November 14: The 2016 edition of #140conf will take place in Los Angeles at The Crest in Westwood. I will be co-hosting the event with founder Jeff Pulver. The format of our conference are 10 minute talks mixed with a few short panel discussions, followed by networking. The #140conf events provide a platform to listen, connect, share, and engage with each other, while collectively exploring the effects of the real-time internet on business. Check out the lineup and get tickets. Use code LATECH for a discount.

December 7: December LA Hangout at Peet’s in Westwood. RSVP on Facebook.

Ongoing: Female Authors wanted for interviews on the #SheWroteABook podcast with Lena Anani. If interested, please inquire at http://SheWroteABook.com/Guest and please allow up to 24 hours for a response.

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Last October, I launched the Guided Goals Podcast on Write On’s companion site GuidedGoals.com. The podcast is a series of expert interviews, designed to help people pursue their passion projects. Each episode wraps with action items (recommended goals), so listeners can take what they heard, and move forward right away. Watch on YouTube, listen, and subscribe on iTunes, or listen on Stitcher. I will be launching the Guided Goals’ newsletter soon. Please sign up and receive “5 Ways to Improve Your Productivity.”

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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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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 or Expert Column. Write On!



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