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Events and Opportunities

Mystery Writers Gathering in Key West

by SusanDaffron on February 1, 2014

Mystery writers gathering—a good reason to go to Key West. Open to writers, readers, and the curious. Scheduled for June 13 & 14. www.mysterywritrskeywestfest.com

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Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards Website

by SusanDaffron on February 1, 2014

Introducing IBPA’s NEW Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards Website! As a kick-off to 2014, the IBPA is excited to introduce a completely overhauled Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards website. Check it out at http://bfda-ibpa.org/  (Independent Book Publishers Association).

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CSPA Membership Special

by SusanDaffron on February 1, 2014

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, CSPA is offering a membership special: small publishers and independently published authors creating books for the Christian marketplace can join CSPA for the 2014 calendar year for just $85. Christian Small Publishers Association has over 100 members producing materials for the Christian marketplace. CSPA is the sponsor of the […]

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Calamari Crime

by SusanDaffron on February 1, 2014

Calamari Crime will be held in Monterey, California, March 20-23.  For all things mystery! http://www.leftcoastcrime.org/2014/

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Free Manuscript Evaluation

by SusanDaffron on February 1, 2014

Patricia Fry will give a free manuscript evaluation and sample edit. Before you send your amazing manuscript to the printer or publisher, contact Patricia at PLFry620@yahoo.com.

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Bouchercon

by SusanDaffron on November 27, 2013

Bouchercon aka Murder at the Beach, in beautiful downtown Long Beach, California, November 13-16, 2014! American Guest of Honor:  J.A. Jance International Guest of Honor: Edward Marston Lifetime Achievement: Jeffery Deaver Toastmaster: Simon Wood YA Guest of Honor: Eoin Colfer Fan Guest of Honor: Al Abramson For more information, contact  Ingrid Willis Ingrid_Willis@mail.vresp.com

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Inkslingers Interactive Poetry Workshop

by SusanDaffron on October 29, 2013

In preparation for its upcoming Poetry Contest, which opens in January 2014, the Ventura County Writers’ Club will host the Inkslingers Interactive Poetry Workshop, led by area poet and club member Cathryn Andresen. The evening will encourage attendees to write right on the spot. November Meeting of the VenturaCounty Writers Club November 12, 2013. Pleasant […]

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Ventura County Writers’ Weekend

by SusanDaffron on October 29, 2013

Saturday and Sunday, November 2 & 3: the third annual Ventura County Writers’ Weekend in Camarillo. The theme is Get Published! and offers workshops and panel discussions. Memoirists Alice Rene, Jervey Tervalon, and Matt Pallamary will discuss how real-life experiences were crafted into award-winning memoirs. NY Times best-selling author Margaret Brownley and non-fiction author Tom […]

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APSS Book Marketing Conference Nov 8-9

by SusanDaffron on September 30, 2013

SPAWN is an APSS Partner (Association of Publishers for Special Sales—formerly SPAN). APSS is growing to help writers become more profitable selling books and building their business. A major event is our first annual sales conference in Philadelphia on November 8-9. SPAWN members receive a 10% discount of all fees. The event can help you: […]

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Writer’s Digest Conference

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2013

Writer’s Digest Conference, brings together writing instructors, inspirational keynotes, and the ever-popular pitch slam. Learn about the craft of writing, getting published, new publishing opportunities, and promoting work. Network with other writers, speak one-on-one with editors and agents, and work on your pitch. For the first time, the Writer’s Digest Conference is offering a special […]

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