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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

SPAWNews Newsletter – September 2010

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2010

President’s Letter
Editor’s Note
Market Update by Patricia Fry
Book Doctor by Bobbie Christmas
The Five P’s of Authorship by Patricia Fry
Tapping Your Innate Creativity by Barbara Florio Graham
Tips for Writing Books that Sell by member A. William Benitez
Words to Live By—Bonnie Myhrum
Three Tools to Overcome Speaking Fears by C. Hope Clark
Member News
Featured Member Marian Clayton

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Axiom Business Book Awards

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2010

Axiom Business Book Awards 2011 – Books for our economic recovery www.AxiomAwards.com or to learn more contact Jim Barnes, Awards Director, at jimb@bookpublishing.com 1.800.644.0133 x1011.

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2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2010

2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards Now Open – 15th Annual Awards World’s Largest Book Awards contest, for indies only 69 National Categories – 22 Regional Categories

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Living Now Book Awards

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2010

Living Now Book Awards 2011 – Early-bird entry deadline is August 28. Visit the Living Now Awards online: http://www.livingnowawards.com

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Red Clay Writers Conference

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2010

Red Clay Writers Conference, Nov. 6, Kennesaw, Georgia. Writer’s Market editor Robert Lee Brewer will present on building writer platforms. http://georgiawriters.org/Red-Clay-Writers-Conference.html

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Vegas Valley Book Festival

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2010

Vegas Valley Book Festival, Nov. 3-7, Las Vegas, Nevada. Sambuchino will present “Everything You Need to Know About Agents” and “What Editors Want.” http://vegasvalleybookfestival.org

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Surrey International Writers Conference

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2010

Surrey International Writers Conference, Oct. 22-24, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Sambuchino will speak on “Perfecting the In-Person Pitch” and “Freelancing: Write for Magazines and Newspapers.” http://www.siwc.ca

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Wrangling with Writing

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2010

Wrangling with Writing (Society of Southwestern Authors), Sept. 24-26, Tucson, Arizona. Guide to Literary Agents editor Chuck Sambuchino (and several literary agents) will present multiple sessions. http://ssa-az.org/wranglingwithwriting/index.htm

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St. Lawrence Book Award

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2010

Black Lawrence Press is currently accepting submissions for the 2010 St. Lawrence Book Award, an annual award given for an unpublished collection of short stories or poems.

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Texas Book Festival Special Offer

by SusanDaffron on September 1, 2010

Beginning August 17, 2010, the first 100 people to donate $100.00 or more in support of the Texas Book Festival will receive a one-year print and online subscription to Kirkus Reviews—a $450.00 value!

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