WOWe ramped up for the fall with a fun September meeting at our new location in Brentwood. Miss the live meeting? Check out the September meeting recap and video, where we talk about year-end goals! Please share what you are working on in the comments. And if you feel like you are starting from scratch after a challenging or busy summer, read my article on how to reboot.

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

Upcoming Events

September 16: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Revisions. Join #GoalChat every Sunday at 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern. Go to and follow the hashtag. And read the recaps.

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.

September 23: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Freebies to Promote Your Biz.

September 24: IWOSC (Independent Writers of Southern California) presents a panel discussion for writers: Marketing Your Work, moderated by Steve Sanchez, at 7:30pm. RSVP online; free to members, $15 nonmembers.

September 30: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is October Goals.

October 3: The October LA Hangout will be in West LA from 1 to 3pm. Stay tuned for details. RSVP on Facebook.


Check out Write On Online’s #GoalChat Twitter Chat on Sundays at 7pm PT/10pm ET. Share wins, tweet your goals, and chime in on each week’s special topic. Go to and follow the hashtag. Learn more about #GoalChatread the recaps, and follow @GoalChat@TheDEBMethod, and @WriteOnOnline on Twitter.

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


Art Klepchukov compiled  Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time in Fall 2018. Each opportunity includes reasons to submit.

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.


Need help figuring out what you want and how to get it? Are you having trouble starting or finishing a project? Check out Give me an hour, I’ll give you a plan. 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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