President’s Letter from Susan Daffron
June Teleseminar Announcement
Editor’s Note from Sandra Murphy
Market Update by Patricia Fry
Overheard on SPAWNDiscuss
Understanding Book Discounts by Susan Daffron
Book Doctor by Bobbie Christmas
Word Usage by Bonnie Myhrum
Book Review by Patricia Fry
Tapping Your Innate Creativity by Barbara Florio Graham
Featured Member— A. William Benitez
Here’s What’s New –a CO bookstore experiments with microdistribution, a new YA publisher and more
Opportunities for Freelance Writers – 2 more job sites and 3 opps.
Opportunities for Authors – a contest for children’s book writers and publishers for memoirs
Book Promotion Opportunities – Book review opportunities galore
Opportunities for Artists and Photographers – 2 job sites and an opp.
Opportunities for Scriptwriters – Script Showcase Script Competition
Going, going, gone – 8 magazines and 3 publishers gone
Bonus Item: Interview with Social Media Expert, Penny Leisch
The West Texas Book & Music Festival is now accepting reservations for the Hall of Texas Authors as part of the West Texas Book & Music Festival in Abilene. It is sponsored by Friends of the Abilene Public Library and the Abilene Reporter-News.
The 2011 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature guidelines and application forms are now available at http://www.vilcek.org/print/prizes_creative_promise.php. No entry fee.
The 2010 New England Book Festival has issued the call for entries to its annual competition honoring the best books of the holiday season. All entries must be in English.
The Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) is presenting the Branson Stars and Flags Books Awards, for books published within the last decade that are about military-related topics.
On June 10 at 1 pm Pacific time, we will have a SPAWN member teleseminar with Hope Clark from Funds for Writers called Make More Money Writing: Strategies for Finding New Funding Streams.