WOJoin us for the August Los Angeles Hangout next Wednesday, August 7, from 1:30 to 3pm at Cafe Literati in West LA. Hang out, set goals, and catch up with your writer/creative/entrepreneur peeps. RSVP on Facebook.

Whether or not you live in LA, join the Write On Online Facebook Group. Chime in on the threads – Toot Your Horn Thursday, Foto Friday, etc. – share your links, and more.

Post July Goals by end of day to be entered in this month’s goal drawing  to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Plus, send items for the August Newsletter by Monday, August 5. Details below.

More in this week’s Write On Wednesday!

Upcoming Events

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

July 31: The Future of Story Panel and Social Hour, presented by Michael Wiese Productions and the Screenwriters Workshop, starts at 6:30pm at the Playwrights Center in Minneapolis, MN. Get tickets.

August 2: Friday Night Social, presented by Jen Grisanti, Scriptwriters Network, and Final Draft, at The District by Hannah An in Los Angeles. Starts at 6:30pm. Get details and RSVP.

August 4: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Branding. Join the #GoalChat Twitter chat every Sunday at 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern. Want a reminder? RSVP for August chats. And read the recaps on Twitter Moments.

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, 12081 Wilshire Blvd, in West LA from 1:30pm – 3pm. RSVP on FacebookPlease remember, Literati Cafe requests each attendee/patron purchase at least a drink. There is a $3.50 valet lot, as well as street and metered parking.

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 8: Join Kristin Doidge and celebrity decluttering expert Tracy McCubbin (Mindy Kaling, Patricia Heaton) at 7pm at the Quilt HQ in Downtown LA, CA for an interactive session on “Decluttering for the Creative Woman.” Ticket includes a copy of McCubbin’s new book. RSVP and get more info.

August 11: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Fiction.

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.

August 18: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Instagram.

August 25: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Skill Development.

September 1: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is September Goals.

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

September 21: Vagabond, Beyond Baroque and the Culver City Arts Foundation will be hosting the Small Press Book Festival at the Wende Museum of the Cold War, in Culver City. Learn more.


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.

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!

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Writers, please email me if you are are interested in contributing a Write On! Review or Expert Column. Write On!



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