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April 2011

Ashley Henderson/Mag-Big

by Patricia on April 19, 2011

Ashley Henderson Mag-Big ashleymariehenderson@gmail.com Curator of literature for a small store in Portland. The store sells items made (usually handmade) by PDX artists. Ashley is interested in promoting and celebrating local independent and small publishing companies and writers.

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Roy King

by Patricia on April 13, 2011

Roy King rsking3@verizon.net Affiliated with Epiphany Press as a consultant. Book titles: Symfonie Fantastique

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Audio file –  Audio file for teleseminar with  Elizabeth Danziger  called “Get to the Point! Painless Advice for Writing”

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Chris Bauer

by Patricia on April 4, 2011

Chris Bauer chrisbauer@att.net http://kafkashadow.com Short-story writer. Christian is a thirteen year member of Writers Under the Arch in St. Louis and he has sold thirty-six fiction pieces. Book titles include Killer of a Deal, Winter of Her Discontent, Harrigan’s Choice, Special Charter, Fresh Not Frozen.

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SPAWNews Newsletter – April 2011

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2011

President’s Letter
Editor’s Note
LA Times Festival of Books Information
Market Update by Patricia Fry
Ask the Book Doctor by Bobbie Christmas
The Collaborator Rules: 101 Surefire Ways to Stay Friends with Your Co-author by Sally Shields—Book Review by Patricia Fry
Member News
Anthologies—Risen from the Grave by Toni Kelner
Interviews Without Fear by Darrell Laurent
Working with Others for Success by Joel Friedlander
Recap of Books Reviewed in 2010
Book Signings—Ten Things I’ve Learned by Leslie Korenko

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Al Blanchard Award

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2011

There’s still time to submit your short mystery/crime story to the Al Blanchard Award. First prize includes $100 cash, publication in Level Best Books upcoming crime fiction anthology Dead Calm, and FREE admission the New England Crime Bake, Nov. 11-13, Dedham, Massachussetts.

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Write For Magazines Course

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2011

If you want to write for magazines but don’t know how to get started —or if you need some motivation to get you going—this course is for you.

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Book Marketing Expo

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2011

The Third Annual 21st-Century Book Marketing Expo will be held October 15-16, 2011, at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina Hotel in San Diego, California. The event will again serve as a vehicle to educate self-published authors, small publishers, and writers on how to master the changing publishing industry, understand the benefits of print-on-demand, get publicity, and utilize the Internet to get the book in the hands of readers.

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Market Update – April 2011

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2011

Here’s What’s New – foreign book rights information site, 10 great events coming up for authors and writers, and industry changes to report
Opportunities for Freelance Writers – links to 10 magazines’ editorial calendars.
Opportunities for Authors – discount on “The Fine Print of Self-Publishing,” new publishers, an editorial evaluation service and links to helpful conferences.
Book Promotion Opportunities – 10 mags that use book reviews and 10 that use book excerpts.
Opportunities for Artists and Photographers – 7 paying opportunities
Going, Going, Gone – 3 websites for writers and a magazine
Resources – 3 job sites for writers, artists and photographers

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