The 2011 San Francisco Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring the best books of the Spring season and will consider non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, compilations/anthologies, teenage, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, audio/spoken word, history, wild card, gay, photography/art, poetry, unpublished, travel and spiritual works.
The 2010 Los Angeles Book Festival has issued the call for entries to its annual celebration of books deserving more attention from the world publishing community.
Floorboard Review, an online literary journal of poetry and photography, is currently taking submissions for its first issue. See submission guidelines and submit online at www.floorboardreview.com
Talking Writing is an online monthly literary magazine that supports writers and those interested in literature by encouraging creative discussion of the writing process.
On November 16 at 1 pm Pacific we will have a SPAWN member teleseminar with Kate Siegel Bandos called Are Book Awards Worth It?
Authors and publishers, even illustrators, book and cover designers want to know if they should submit their book for the myriad of award opportunities that are available.
James S. Kelly JKelly2020@verizon.net James is the author of four Western novels: Disguise, Murder in Perspective, Interned and A Man of Breeding.
Kathy Carter www.carteredit.com Kathy@carteredit.com Professional freelance editor specializing in nonfiction books
President’s Letter by Susan Daffron
Market Update by Patricia Fry
Book Doctor by Bobbie Christmas
Three Excuses That Are Keeping You from a Successful Freelancing Career by Linda Formichelli
Tapping Your Innate Creativity by Barbara Florio Graham
Book Review by Patricia Fry
Words to Live By by Bonnie Myhrum
How to Announce Your Book with an E-Mail Blast by Sandra Beckwith
Featured Member – Sigrid Macdonald
Writer’s Digest Short Story Contest deadline is December 1, 2010
Writer’s Digest Poetry Awards Competition deadline is December 15, 2010