WOWe are changing things up in October … and moving our Los Angeles hangouts to the evening. The October LA Hangout is next Wednesday, October 2, from 6:30 to 8pm 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 September Goals by September 30 to be entered in this month’s goal drawing  to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Plus, send items for the October Newsletter by Monday, September 30. Details below.

More in this week’s Write On Wednesday!

Upcoming Events

September 29: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is October Goals. The #GoalChat Twitter chat meets every Sunday at 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern. Read the recaps on Twitter Moments

Want to learn more about Twitter chats? Listen to my interview on Madalyn Sklar’s #TwitterSmarter podcast.

September 30: Last day to post September Goals and be entered in this month’s goal drawing.

September 30: Deadline to send items for the October Newsletter – news and events. Email 2 to 3 lines + link to

October 2: We are moving the LA hangouts to the evening. The October LA Hangout at Literati Cafe, 12081 Wilshire Blvd, in West LA is from 6:30pm – 8pm. 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.

October 6: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Outsourcing.

October 13: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Preparing for #NaNoWriMo.

October 19: Self-Publishing Intensive presented by IWOSC (Independent Writers of Southern California) from 9am – 4pm in Culver City. Early-bird and member discounts! Get the full description and reserve a spot.

October 19: Los Angeles Suspense Master Class from 10am to 6pm at the Holiday Inn Burbank-Media Center. Forensic specialist Jennifer Dornbush will walk you through the foundational principles of crafting a crime drama/thriller, “Hitchcock Whisperer” Jeffrey Michael Bays will explore the basic steps to planting suspense into your film, and HBO/Showtime writer William C. Martell will then bring you into the world of thriller writing. Get more details and tickets.

October 20: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Special topic is Podcasting to prepare for NaNoPodMo in November.

November 6: The November LA Hangout at Literati Cafe in West LA from 1:30pm – 3pm. RSVP on Facebook


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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