Whether or not you live in LA, join the Write On Online Facebook Group for writers, creatives, and entrepreneurs. 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.

Remember, post your August 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.

Do you need help setting or achieving your goals? Do you have a project in need of support? I can help. Learn more about The D*E*B Method: Goal Setting Simplified.

More in this week’s Write On Wednesday!

Upcoming Events

August 18: Join fellow writers at IWOSC’s Summer Party at the Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas. Pay in advance, but order at 11:30 am at the restaurant. All the details and rsvp form are at IWOSC.org.

August 19: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Rebooting.Join #GoalChat every Sunday at 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern. Go to Tweetchat.com and follow the hashtag. And read the recaps. Tweet topic recommendation to @GoalChat.

August 26: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Instagram.

September 5: The September LA Hangout will be at a new location in West LA. Stay tuned for details. RSVP on Facebook.

September 21 – 22: Come north for the 2018 Alaska Writers’ Guild writers and illustrators conference in Anchorage. So far, this year’s keynote faculty consists of Rebecca Zanetti and Angela Ackerman. Take a look at the 2018 schedule.


Read Art Klepchukov’s seasonal roundup for Writer Unboxed: Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time (Summer 2018), which includes reasons to submit. Deadlines through August 31.

Travel Photo Award: For We Said Go Travel’s 2018 Best in Travel Photo Award, share your favorite shot! Why do you love it? How did you create it? Submit a photo taken in the last two years. Deadline is November 1, 2018. Free to enter.


For blogging inspiration read 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.

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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