April is National Poetry Month and National Humor Month. Are you a poet? A humor writer? Both? If you are, whoo hoo. If you are not, challenge yourself to write something in an unfamiliar genre this month.
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April 20: IWOSC & PALA present a teleseminar: Kindle Direct Publishing: Print on Demand with Daniel Slater, Principal, Independent Publishing, Kindle Global Content. Learn about KDP’s new Print on Demand service. Starts at 7pm. $15 for non members. Register here.
April 22 – 23: LA Times Festival of Books at the University of Southern California campus. Get the details, schedule, etc.
April 22 – 27: NAB Show in Las Vegas. If you are attending NAB in Las Vegas, stop by the two official NAB bookstores to purchase your favorite MWP Books (North Hall – Near the registration booth and South Hall – Upper Lobby). You may bump into MWP authors.
April 24: IWOSC (Independent Writers of Southern California) presents their annual Literary Agents Panel at 7:30 pm. Location: Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland, Culver City. RSVP at IWOSC.org; nonmembers $15; IWOSC members free.
May 3: May LA Hangout at C&M Coffee and Milk Westwood Gateway in West Los Angeles from 1-3pm. RSVP on Facebook.
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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 Stitcher. Season 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!