WOPost your November Goals on Write On Online and weekly goals on Facebook (a new goal thread starts every Monday) to be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions.

Join the Write On Online Facebook Group for writers, creatives, and entrepreneurs to chime in on the threads, share your links, and more. Plus, keep an eye on the Write On Online Facebook Page for my spontaneous videos, designed to help motivate and cheer you on.

Upcoming Events

November: National Novel Writing Month. Are you writing a book this month? Sign up at NaNoWriMo.org.

November 9: Petrea Burchard, G.B. Pool, and Bonnie Schroeder will discuss their books, their writing process, and how their varied backgrounds led them to the writing profession at the Glendale Library, 7 – 8:30pm. All three authors are dedicated to the craft and have interesting stories to share about the writing life. The trio will also read brief passages from their work and field questions from the audience.

November 14: IWOSC (Independent Writers of Southern California) and PALA (Publishers Association of Los Angeles) host a phone-in seminar on Self-Publishing, presented by Steven Spatz of Book Baby at 7pm. The event is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Go to IWOSC.org or PA-LA.org to rsvp & pay.

November 20: IWOSC presents a panel on “Writing in Teams” moderated by Greg Miller. Group dynamics, contracts, finding the right partner, danger areas, and more will be discussed. Event starts at 7:30pm and is at the Veterans Building in Culver City; IWOSC members free; nonmembers $15. RSVP at IWOSC.org.

December 6: December 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.

Plus, lots of upcoming Writing Workshops from Los Angeles Writers Group.

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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.

Want to know where to submit your fiction from now through Thanksgiving? See Art Klepchukov’s latest Writer Unboxed contest roundup.

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.

Plus, lots of upcoming Writing Workshops from Los Angeles Writers Group.

Plus

Need blogging inspiration? Check out my book: Write On Blogging: 51 Tips to Create, Write & Promote Your BlogWhether you are starting or relaunching your blog, it will walk you through the process.

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 deckerling@gmail.com with your website link and a short bio. Thanks!

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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