WONeed a dose of community? Stop by the Write On Online Facebook Group to participate in daily threads. Also, keep an eye on The D*E*B Method Facebook page for announcements, as well as live-streams, events, links, and inspiration.

Plus, every Monday at 4pm PT, I broadcast #GoalChatLive from the Mango Publishing page with a special guest, related to Sunday’s topic. These are fun conversation, packed with longs of information. Earlier this week, Liz H Kelly, Goody PR, shared fabulous tips on Crafting your Pitch, as well as insights for finding media and the pitching process. Coming up this week – June 14 and 15 – is one of my favorite topics: Journaling. Join #GoalChat on Sunday at 7pm PT on Twitter. Then, fellow Mango authors Brenda Knight and Nita Sweeney, You Should Be Writing, will join me on #GoalChatLive Monday afternoon. Read all the recaps – and see the videos – on The D*E*B Method blog.

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More in Write On Wednesday!

Upcoming Events

June 11:  In partnership with the San Francisco Writers Conference and the Women’s National Book Association, San Francisco Chapter, The Mechanics’ Institute presents, “How to Set New Writing Goals When #ChangeHappens: a conversation with Debra Eckerling and librarian Taryn Edwards.” Starts at noon PT. Get more info and RegisterRSVP on Facebook.

June 13: WNBA-San Francisco’s Meet the Agents & Editors: Virtual Pitch-O-Rama Plus 2020 starts at 8am. Get details and register.

June 14:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Journaling.

June 15: #GoaChat Live at 4pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page with guests Brenda Knight and Nita Sweeney, authors of You Should Be Writing.

June 16: LAX Coastal Connections Zoom networking event, starting at 8am PT. LAX Coastal Connections is designed to introduce chamber members to each other, provide conversation on thought provoking questions, highlight members through presentations, and provide an opportunity to make some referrals to support someone else’s business. Free for LAX Chamber members; $10 for not-yet members. Sign up.

June 21:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Freelancing.

June 22: #GoaChat Live at 4pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page with guest Naomi Nakashima.

June 23: Can You Exercise Your Way to Mental Health? Online Event at 6:30pm ET. Nita Sweeney, award-winning author of the running and mental health memoir, Depression Hates a Moving Target: How Running with My Dog Brought Me Back from the Brink, and coauthor of the writing journal, You Should Be Writing, presents about exercise and mental health for the Delaware Library. Get more info on this virtual event.

June 24: Women’s National Book Association – LA Chapter interactive webinar on Writing Work-Life Balance at 7pm PT, featuring authors Brigitte Jackson-Buckley and Jen Jones Donatelli.  Free for WNBA members, non-members $10.  Get your ticket.

June 28: Fanbase Press invites creators to join USA Today bestselling author Russell Nohelty for the “Launching a Kickstarter Campaign” Creator Forum webinar at 1pm PT. Russell runs Wannabe Press, a small press that publishes weird books for weird people. Get details and tickets.

June 28:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is July Goals.

June 29: #GoaChat Live at 4pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page. Screenwriter and author William C Martell will be joining me.

June 29: Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC) Presents “How to Write Query Letters & Proposals” with award-winning author and photojournalist Marvin J. Wolf at 7pm PT. He will share Book Proposals in 7 steps! Free to IWOSC members, $15 to nonmembers. Register at IWOSC.org.

June 29 – July 3: The first annual Freelance Writing Success Summit, presented by ProWriting Aid. Learn the skills, strategies, and tools you need to launch or rejuvenate a thriving freelance writing business. Tickets are free. Get yours today!

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Need to rework your path or set a new one? Read Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals from Mango Publishing. Remember to join the Your Goal Guide Facebook Group for additional support.

Btw, I am also available for one-on-one and group coaching. Check out my June Jumpstart Special.

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


Need help figuring out what you want and how to get it? Are you having trouble starting or finishing a project? Check out TheDEBMethod.com. 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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