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
Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards Deadline: November 2, 2010. The Grand Prize Winner will receive a trip to the Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City, $2,500 cash, $100 worth of Writer’s Digest Books and the 2011 Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market.
Winners of the Book of the Year Awards will be revealed at the American Library Association conference and written up in ForeWord Reviews. Also, award finalists will be featured on the Web site, in the weekly e-newsletter, and on the Facebook page.
Nominations for the 23rd annual Minnesota Book Awards are open through Friday, December 10, 2010. To be eligible, a book must be written by a Minnesota resident, published this calendar year, and fit within one of eight book categories.
The awards for the 2010 DIY Book Festival will be held February 25, 2011, as part of the tenth annual DIY Convention: Do It Yourself in Film, Music & Books. The competition honors independent book authors and publishers.