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Why Do People Write? will be the topic for the May meeting of the Ventura County Writers Club. Dr. Shlomo Kreitzer will explore writers’ motivation and Kathleen Auth will discuss the form and elements of a short story on May 10, 7:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Valley Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St, Camarillo, California. Open […]
The Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC.ORG) presents AGENTS UPDATE 2011: What You Need to Know to Be a Savvy Player in Today’s Publishing Game, Monday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. In a changing marketplace, it’s more important than ever to have an advocate to fight for you when going the route of traditional publishing. The […]
The Florida Publishers Association, Inc. is now accepting registrations for its 2011 Spring Fling: Publishing Solutions 2011 scheduled for Saturday, May 14 at the Courtyard Marriott Orlando Downtown. Speakers include Buffy Bales of IngramDigital, Margo Grace of book manufacturer Friesens and Pam Lontos of PR/PR, as well FPA board members Ellen Valladares, Chris Angermann, Kyle […]
The Florida Publishers Association is offering the display of books, catalogs, and other products in its booth at the Florida Library Association’s Annual Conference & Exhibition, May 4–6, in Orlando. More than 600 public, academic, school, and specialty librarians are expected to attend. Discounts for memberships in other publishing organizations, for past displayers and for […]
The Canadian Bloody Words Conference is launching the Bony Blithe, a new national award for best mystery novel. This is in addition to the Bony Pete award for best mystery short story. For further info and entry rules check out the following link: http://carosoles.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/new-literary-prize-for-canadian-crime-writers.