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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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LeftCoast Crime 2014

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2013

LeftCoast Crime, March 20-23, 2014: Portola Hotel, Monterey, California. Thursday, March 20: Sue Grafton. Friday-Saturday, March 21-22: Cara Black and Louise Penny interviews. Sunday, March 23: Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini Interviews. Sunday, March 23: Awards Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Led by Jan Burke & Jerrilyn Farmer. Workshop Wednesday, March 19, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. […]

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Bouchercon 2013

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2013

In Albany, New York, at the EmpireStatePlaza September 19-22, 2013, the 44th Bouchercon, the world’s leading convention for crime fiction readers, writers and others, honoring our guests Sue Grafton, P.C. Doherty, Tess Gerritsen, Steve Hamilton and more. Go to www.regonline.com/bcon2013 to register online. http://bcon2013.com/ for details.

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Unsplendid seeks submissions

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2013

http://www.unsplendid.com   http://www.unsplendid.com/subguide_frames.htm Unsplendid will be devoting its Winter 2014 issue exclusively to poems and prose by women. In addition to poems, we invite prose craft statements, meditations, manifestos, and beyond, in response to the broad question “Whither form?” To accommodate a wide range of voices, we must limit prose statements to 500 words. The deadline […]

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Literary journal seeks submissions

by SusanDaffron on August 1, 2013

Damselfly press, an online literary journal for women, is pleased to announce their twenty-fourth issue. They are seeking electronic submissions of original fiction, poetry, and nonfiction by female writers only. If you’d like to submit, please visit their guidelines section at http://damselflypress.net/submissions. Deadline is September 15, 2013. These are the e-mail addresses per genre editor: […]

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