Join us for the June LA Write On!/Guided Goals Meeting on Wednesday, June 7, from 1 – 3pm at C&M Coffee and Milk Westwood Gateway, 11111 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, to hang out, set goals, and catch up. C&M will validate parking in the building. Entrance is on Pontius Ave. RSVP on Facebook.

Did you miss my Facebook Live on blogging? Read the recap and watch the replay. For more blogging inspiration, check out my book: Write On Blogging: 51 Tips to Create, Write & Promote Your Blog.

Keep an eye on the Write On Online Facebook page for spontaneous live videos and a fun networking challenge, starting next week.

Plus, visit the Write On Online Facebook Group  for community and conversations, and send newsletter items to deckerling@gmail.com by Monday, June 5. More in this week’s Write On Wednesday!

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Upcoming Events

June 5: Deadline to send in a 2-3 line news item or event for the June Newsletter to deckerling@gmail.com or submit here.

June 5 30: Write On Networking Challenge. Keep an eye on WriteOnOnline.com and the Facebook page for details.

June 7: June LA Hangout at C&M Coffee and Milk Westwood Gateway, 11111 Santa Monica Blvd, in Westwood from 1-3pm. C&M will validate parking in the building for the first 15.  RSVP on Facebook.

June 8: Book’d in Burbank: The Ultimate Bibliophiles’ Night Out  at The Group Repertory/Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood at 8pm. This special YA Summer Edition features authors Maria Alexander, Maurene Goo, Aditi Khorana, and Lilliam Rivera. Get event details.

June 18 – 23: Writers, hone your craft, pitch industry insiders, and join a new fun and supportive tribe at Santa Barbara Writers Conference. Take it from late co-founder Ray Bradbury, with more than 20 different workshops of all genres, advanced submissions, professional critiques, best-selling author speakers, two full banquet dinners, awards ceremony, afternoon publishing panels, one-on-one agent meetings, a publishing industry cocktail party, plus a fun talent show on the last day, this conference is about the love of writing and writers, and can change your life. Register with more than one and save big. Learn more.

June 23 – 25: ScriptFest/Great American Pitch Fest at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport (2500 N Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA). Get details.

July 12: July LA Hangout at C&M Coffee and Milk Westwood Gateway, 11111 Santa Monica Blvd, in Westwood from 1-3pm. C&M will validate parking in the building. RSVP on Facebook.

Ongoing: On the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month, writers are welcome to come to the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club to write from 6:30 to 10pm. The club, at 1210 4th St, asks for a $3 donation. RSVP to MAnnapav@aol.com.

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Want to be part of the next book in the Write On series? Take my goal-setting survey. I will be including data and examples from it in the book.


Author & Expert Q&As are on Thursdays on Write On Online. Do you have a new book or an upcoming book release? Do you have an entrepreneurial, marketing, or creative specialty to share? Want to be featured on Write On Online? For consideration email deckerling@gmail.com with your website link and a 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 Stitcher.

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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