WODid you miss the April meeting? Check out the April meeting recap and video, where we talk about social media goals. Also, join us for #GoalChat this week, where we talk about passion projects.

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 April 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.

Btw, you can find some awesome ebooks at the lowest prices at my Write On Online MWP Affiliate bookstore.

Upcoming Events

April 20 – 22: The 11th annual Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) Writers’ Weekend. On Saturday, April 21 at 1pm, Petrea Burchard will lead a workshop/discussion on Social Media for the Faint of Heart. More event information here.

April 22: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. This week’s special topic is Passion Projects.

April 21 – 22: LA Times Festival of Books at University of Southern California. Check out the schedule.

April 29: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. This week’s special topic is YouTube.

April 30: “Trends in Publishing 2018,” a panel discussion about what publishers want, current influences and marketing tools, and everything writers need to position their books for success, starts at 7:30pm. Presented by IWOSC, the Independent Writers of Southern California, at the Veterans Memorial Building in Culver City. Free to members, $15 non. Info & RSVP at IWOSC.org.

Late April TBD: “Poetry and Adding Poetry to Your Writing” with coach Tresha Hoefner. IWOSC, the Independent Writers of Southern California, will put the final details, including prices, on their website IWOSC.org. It may be a phone-in event.

May 2: May 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.


Join #GoalChat every Sunday at 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern. Go to Tweetchat.com and follow the hashtag. And read the recaps.

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.


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 Stitcher

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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