Why do you love to write? Read what some of our community had to say and chime in the writing love roundup.

Post your February Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions.

FEBRUARY CONTEST: Win With Write On: Focus in February. Pick a project – either something you already started or on a new idea. Then, complete it and report back. To help focus your time, I recommend scheduling an hour or two appointment on your calendar each week, and work (without distractions) to get it done! Details and project-suggestions here.

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Want to start or reboot your blog? Check out my latest book: Write On Blogging: 51 Tips to Create, Write & Promote Your Blog. Liked the book? I would love a review. Thanks. #WriteOn

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Upcoming Events

February 15: PALA (the Publishers Association of Los Angeles) presents How to Blog Better, Monetize Your Blog, and Sell More Books in Culver City at the Veterans Memorial Building, Culver & Overland. See the website for more info. Members free; others $15.

February 16: Mar Vista Chamber of Commerce Coffee Time: February Fresh Start: Tips to Set & Achieve Goals in 2017 at 8am at Coffee Connection. Details and RSVP on Meetup.

February 21: Social Media Club LA Panel “You Made this? I Made This. Copyright and Social Media” at General Assembly in Santa Monica.

February 25: 2017 Pre-Oscar Panel with Michael Wiese Productions starting at 2pm at The Writers Store in Burbank. The panel will be moderated by Matt Lohr (author of Dan O’Bannon’s Guide to Screenplay Structure), and panelists include authors Kim Adelman (Making it Big in Shorts), Pamela Jaye Smith (Romantic Comedies), Simone Bartesaghi (The Director’s Six Senses), and John Bucher (Master of the Cinematic Universe). Get details and reserve your spot.

March 1: March LA Hangout in West LA. RSVP on Facebook.

March 22 – 24: Social Media Marketing World in San Diego. Learn more and get tickets.

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.


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 or email deckerling@gmail.com with your book and website links, as well as your short bio.

Check out 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 StitcherSeason two is starting soon.

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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