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
Featured Member Marian Clayton
Axiom Business Book Awards 2011 – Books for our economic recovery www.AxiomAwards.com or to learn more contact Jim Barnes, Awards Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org 1.800.644.0133 x1011.
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
Living Now Book Awards 2011 – Early-bird entry deadline is August 28. Visit the Living Now Awards online: http://www.livingnowawards.com
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
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
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
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
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Lawrence Press is currently accepting submissions for the 2010 St. Lawrence Book Award, an annual award given for an unpublished collection of short stories or poems.
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!