Hi Everyone! Hope you all are doing well, and finding ways to stay productive and connected. Need a dose of community? Stop by the Write On Online Facebook Group to participate in daily threads. Plus, keep an eye on The D*E*B Method Facebook page for announcements, as well as live-streams, links, and inspiration.

Speaking of live streams … in April, I added a cousin to the #GoalChat family. Now, every Monday at 4pm PT, #GoalChat Live broadcasts from the Mango Publishing Facebook page. Watch the #GoalChat live replays on virtual events, staying healthy, and most recently video with guest Steve Dotto of Dotto Tech. Enjoy the conversation in real time or catch up later.

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Please send items – news and virtual events – for the May Newsletter by Monday, May 4. And post your April goals by April 30 to be entered in this month’s drawing.

More in Write On Wednesday!

Upcoming Events

Through May 4: The Productivity Mindshift Virtual Summit with Cindy Logan. This fabulous event is designed to help people get out of their own way and get things done. Thrilled to be one of the speakers. My slot is on Friday, May 1Learn more.

April 30: Thrilled to be leading another Virtual Lunch N Learn for WNBA-San Francisco Chapter. This one is on “Social Media Goals for Writers.” Join us at noon PT. RSVP to me or via Facebook for the Zoom link.

April 30:  Social Media Club LA Virtual Mixer at 5pm PT. Now every Thursday. Get details and RSVP.

April 30: Last day to post your April Goals on Write On Online and weekly goals on Facebook to be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions.

May 1 & 2: Alt Free Comic Day online conference. There’s an awesome lineup of speakers and panels for this free event. You can also catch the replay of the OnlineWritersConference.

May 3:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is May Goals. Need a reminder? RSVP on Facebook.

May 4: #GoaChat Live at 4pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page. Let’s talk about April wins and May goals. Plus, Desiree Duffy of LA Bookfest will join me during the broadcast!

May 4: Last day to send news and virtual events – 2 to 3 lines + link – for the May newsletter to deckerling@gmail.com.

May 9: LA BookFest: An Online Bookish Adventure. This virtual book festival alternative includes Live Webinar Panels, Author Readings, Live Author AMAs (Ask Me Anything Chats), and Bookish Giveaways. Presented by Books That Make You and the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society. Sign up for Updates and/or RSVP on Facebook. I will be doing a panel, author reading, and AMA. And Your Goal Guide is part of the book giveaway.

May 10:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Spring Projects.

May 11: #GoaChat Live at 4pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page.

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Ready to re-evaluate your goals and/or set new ones? Please check out my book: Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals from Mango Publishing. Then join the Your Goal Guide Facebook Group for more tips and resources to keep you motivated.

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Winning Writers 6th annual North Street Book Prize competition for self-published books is offering a free download of Carolyn Howard Johnson’s How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically to all who enter . Go to winningwriters.com/north to explore the opportunities. Winners also get a book-marketing consultation with Carolyn in addition to a cash prize. Runs through June 30.

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