Join the Write On Online Facebook Group for community and conversation. Chime in on the threads, share your links, and more. Like the live hangouts, the group is for writers, creatives, and entrepreneurs. Feel free to invite your friends and peers to join too.
Author & Expert Q&As 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? Are you interested in being featured on Write On Online? For consideration email firstname.lastname@example.org with your website link and a short bio. Thanks!
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.
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Check out Write On Member Art Klepchukov’s roundup of fiction-writing contests that go through Labor Day.
June 30: Last day to post June Goals to be entered in this month’s drawing.
July: Watch the Write On Facebook Page for spontaneous videos on this month’s topic: Blogging. Need more blogging inspiration? Check out my book: Write On Blogging: 51 Tips to Create, Write & Promote Your Blog.
July 4: Deadline to enter We Said Go Travel’s “How Do You Define Independence?” travel-writing contest. Cash prizes. Get more info.
July 9: Authors and Editors: Holding Hands or Butting Heads? from 2–3:30pm, at Flintridge Bookstore in La Cañada, CA. Join Laurie Gibson for a look at what happens behind the scenes when a book is being professionally published. Laurie has served nearly 200 first-time authors and edited/proofread hundreds of published books. Cost $25. For registration, call the bookstore at (818) 790-0717.
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.
July 19: Carolyn Howard-Johnson will be speaking at a satellite meeting of both Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC) and Small Publishers, Artists & Writers Network (SPAWN) on at 6:30 pm at Newbury Park Branch Library, 2331 Borchard Rd, Newbury Park, CA 91320. The meeting is free. Learn more.
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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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.
Need blogging inspiration? Check out my book: Write On Blogging: 51 Tips to Create, Write & Promote Your Blog. Whether you are starting or relaunching your blog, it will walk you through the process.
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!
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