LA Writers/entrepreneurs, stop by for the October Write On!/Guided Goals hangout on Wednesday, September 2, from 1 to 3pm, at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. RSVP on Facebook.

Post your October Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Congratulations to this month’s goal-posting winner Emily Dills, who won a copy of Shoot like Spielberg by Christopher Kenworthy.

Write On Online has regular, ongoing content, including Q&As; (Michal Lemberger, After Abel; Jeffrey Westhoff, The Boy Who Knew Too Much; Julia Keanini, Skinniness is Next to Goddessness? Series; and Joshua Landsman, The Tale of the Teller of Tales) Write On! Wednesdays; Guest Columns; and more.


The Guided Goals Podcast launched today with three new episodes: Branding with Tara Coomans, Project Management with Dave Johnson, and Public Speaking with Rick Clemons. Watch the videos on YouTube or subscribe and download on iTunes.

Dave Johnson, the Tech Editorial Director at eHow, recently launched Techwalla, a website that makes comprehensive and honest recommendations about all manner of consumer electronics. Check it out!

Shannon Luders-Manuel was interviewed earlier this week for the podcast Multiracial Family Man, hosted by Jewish comedian Alex Barnett. It will be posted here in the next couple of days.

C.M. Mayo was interviewed by Greg Kaminsky for his “Occult of Personality” podcast about her latest book of creative nonfiction, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual. Listen in.

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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!

POPULOVE.net is looking for writers to contribute posts about Pop Music, Community Awareness, and more.  Interested? Contact amanda@populove.net,

The Tahoma Literary Review is accepting narrative nonfiction submissions on any subject. Full guidelines are here. Also accepting fiction and poetry submissions. They currently pay between $30 and $100.

Nowster.com is accepting submissions for content around technology, startups, and pop culture. Contact Steven for more information.

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Sign up for the Guided Goals newsletter and receive “5 Ways to Improve Your Productivity.” Guided Goals offers coaching and project management services, as well as tools and advice to put you on the path to success. Check out the Guided Goals Podcast.


October 7: Write On!/Guided Goals October Hangout from 1 – 3pm at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. We’ll have a table reserved inside. RSVP on Facebook.

October 21: Book’d in Burbank: The Ultimate Bibliophiles’ Night Out wraps up season three at Theatre Banshee with a special Adopt-A-Shelter Dog Month theme, non-fiction and fiction author readings, bookish giveaways and a catered mingling reception. Get event details.

October 21: 4-week Introduction to Poetry workshop begins. Have you always loved poetry but felt intimidated or didn’t know how to begin? Here you’ll find a safe space to dive into the sea of image, rhythm, and dream that constitutes poetry. Learn more.

October 23 – 25: 2015 Genre-LA Conference for Memoir Writers at Los Angeles Valley College. Carolyn Howard-Johnson will be speaking at 4:30pm on October 23. Her topic is Bringing The Dead Back To Life (or Finding Memoir Material Under the Rug). Check out the schedule.

November: National Novel Writing Month. Are you writing a novel in November? Please share your NaNoWriMo link in the comments.

November 4: Write On!/Guided Goals November Hangout from 1 – 3pm at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. We’ll have a table reserved inside. RSVP on Facebook.

November 6: Debra Eckerling will be leading a Lunch N Learn on Blogging for Business at LAX Coworking in Los Angeles. Details coming soon.

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.


Write On Online’s Facebook page has again been included in The Write Life’s Top Facebook Groups for Writers. Thanks, The Write Life! Check out the entire list.

For even more writing support, check out BookPod, an online social platform for authors and aspiring authors centered around the world of books and publishing. Interested in joining BookPod? Email Jennifer Brody.

Need a transcriber? CLK Transcription can help! CLK employs more than 30 highly trained transcriptionists … and has great rates. Email carollee@clktranscription.com for more information.

iScript.com has added a new audiobook component to their offerings. Now, you can get high-quality audiobooks made of your writing!

Orange County Writers, check out Lit Central OC, an online magazine for news, reviews, craft articles and more for writers in the Orange County area.

Like Michael Wiese Productions on Facebook to learn about contests, workshops, special events, and new releases from the number one publisher of film books in the world.

Need quality printing at affordable prices? Check out PRINT-Xpress. From banners and posters to brochures and business cards and everything in between, they’ve got you covered. Contact Sam or Carolyn for more information.

She Takes on the World is a top blog for women entrepreneurs, career women, and young women professionals.

Need tech expertise for your website or business? Todd Zebert Consulting excels with integrative IT services, from WordPress … to beyond! Email Todd.

Guided Goals: Define, Plan & Achieve Your Goals. Like Guided Goals on Facebook and follow on Twitter. Email Deckerling@gmail.com or call 310.908.8980 for more information!



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