WODidn’t make it to the July LA Hangout? Take a look at the July meeting recap to see what you missed.

Want more community and connections? 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 July 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.

You may have noticed, we started having occasional guest columns on Write On Online: In July Joy Jones wrote about Fearless Public Speaking, in April C. Hope Clark shared her thoughts on Serious Writing Goals . If you are interested in contributing a 500- to 700-word article on your area of expertise, email me.

Upcoming Events

July 28: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is August Goals. #GoalChat takes place every Sunday at 7pm PT on Twitter. Share your wins, post your goals, and chime in on the week’s special topic. RSVP for the final July chats, tweet topic suggestions to @GoalChat, and read the recaps on Twitter Moments.

July 29: IWOSC presents a panel discussion with children’s book authors moderated by Kitty Felde: “KitLit: It’s a Different World Out There.” Free to members, non members $15. Go to IWOSC.org for more information or to RSVP.

July 31: Last day to post goals and be entered in this month’s goal drawing.

August 5: Deadline to send items for the August Newsletter – news and events. Email 2 to 3 lines + link to deckerling@gmail.com.

August 7: The August LA Hangout at Literati Cafe in West LA from 1:30pm – 3pm. RSVP on Facebook

August 8: Book Publicist’s of Southern California August Meeting. Networking at 5:30pm PT, dinner at 7pm, program starts at 8pm, at Sportsmen’s Lodge Hotel – Terrace Room in Studio City. The topic is “Books into Film.” Get more info.

August 14: Join Kristin Doidge for a Card-Writing Party at 7pm in Culver City, CA. Enjoy sips and snacks, and discuss the power of gratitude, while selecting, writing, and sending cards to friends, colleagues, neighbors.RSVP and get more info.

September 4: The September LA Hangout at Literati Cafe in West LA from 1:30pm – 3pm. RSVP on Facebook

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. 


Sign up for The D*E*B Method Newsletter for tips, resources, and events to help you define, plan, and achieve your goals, as well as info about  my upcoming goal-setting book – Your Goal Guide – which will be released by Mango Publishing in January 2020.

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Need help figuring out what you want and how to get it? Are you having trouble starting or finishing a project? Check out TheDEBMethod.com. To learn more, watch my appearance on Madalyn Sklar’s #TwitterSmarter After Chat and on DIY Marketers pre-#BizapaloozaChat. Plus, check out Jim Katzaman’s article covering my method behind “goal-setting madness.” Contact me to get started.

For blogging inspiration read 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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