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November 13: Take charge of your life, your stories, your work, and career…Be an effective agent of change.
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE: A Brief Guide To Transformational Story, Media, & Strategic Social Change by Patrick A. Horton, PhD / aka The Story Coach © is available for free and anonymous digital download after 9:00 am November 13, 2014. Get it here.
November 15: The Greater Los Angeles Writers Society presents “Beyond the First Draft: How to Self-Edit Your Manuscript, and When to Hire a Professional Editor.” Join panelists Carolyn Howard Johnson, Kathy Ide, Christine Van Zandt, Art Holcomb, and Marla Markman on Saturday at 2:30pm at Palms-Rancho Park Library, Ray Bradbury Room, 2920 Overland Ave., Los Angeles.
November 27: Deadline to enter WeSaidGoTravel.com’s Gratitude Travel Writing Contest. The theme is “Gratitude: A Place That Inspires You to Feel Strong and Hopeful.” No entry fee and $650 in cash prizes. Share your story of your act of gratitude–a place you chose or that allows you to stand up for yourself. Judges: Richard Bangs, AnneLise Sorensen, and the We Said Go Travel Team.
December 3: Write On!/Guided Goals Hangout at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. We’ll have tables reserved inside, but, if the group’s too large, there’s space outdoors. RSVP on Facebook.
Through December: Writers who Exercise (or just want to) Join Steph Radkay’s “Banana Cake Movement and get the chance to win some rad activewear, Actio926. Let owner/designer/runner Radkay inspire you to get motivated to work out (get Actio) and sail through the last quarter of the year. Winners every week from October thru December!
Need some inspiration? Check out my post on November Blogging Prompts on WritersontheMove.com.
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!
Write On! members, get a free ecopy of Michael Wiese’s Onward & Upward. Sign up for the newsletter to receive your copy.
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: Tuesdays: Boast your Blog, Thursdays: Share your Twitter, and Fridays: Flaunt your Fan Page.
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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, writing an Expert Column, or participating in an Author Q&A. Write On!