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Friday, July 1, 2011

SPAWNews Newsletter – July 2011

by SusanDaffron on July 1, 2011

Sandra Murphy, Editor For contributions to the newsletter and Letters to the Editor, please email the editor of SPAWNews: editor@spawn.org. Those of you who are SPAWN members, be sure to visit the Members Only Area to read this month’s Market Update. Go to http://www.spawn.org and click Log In. You will be asked for your username […]

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July Meeting of Ventura County Writers Club

by SusanDaffron on July 1, 2011

“The Magic of Writing & Publishing Award Winning Children’s Books” is the topic for the July meeting of the Ventura County Writers Club. Author Amada Irma Pérez will discuss the topic and unveil her latest book on writing. The opening speaker is Barbara Piszczek, who will walk members through the process of how to use […]

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CSPA Publishers Institute: Expanding Your Reach

by SusanDaffron on July 1, 2011

Christian Small Publisher Association (CSPA) will host their fourth annual seminar for publishers and anyone interested in becoming a publisher at the International Christian Retail Show (ICRS) in Atlanta this summer. Publishers Institute: Expanding Your Reach will be held on Monday, July 11, 2011, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress […]

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Harriette Austin Writers’ Conference

by SusanDaffron on July 1, 2011

Harriette Austin Writers’ Conference, Friday, July 22, 2011 – Saturday, July 23, 2011, Georgia Center for Continuing Education, 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602 Speakers include John Gilstrap, Evelyn Coleman, Pat LoBrutto, Rebecca McClanahan and other authors, agents, and publishers. Contact information – Scott Medine, 706-742-8480 or evan654@gmail.com http://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/cch/register/seventeenth-harriette-austin-writers-conference  

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New England Crime Bake

by SusanDaffron on July 1, 2011

The New England Crime Bake is open. The conference sold out the past two years and is on its way to selling out again with forty-five percent of the 200+ spots taken in the first two weeks of registration. The conference is November 11-13 and includes a short-fiction master class on the 11th with Mike […]

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12th Annual Short Story Contest

by SusanDaffron on July 1, 2011

12th Annual Short Story Contest Announced by Ventura County Writers’ Club Contest opens July 15, 2011 and closes September 30, 2011. The top three winners will receive a cash prize: first place $500; second place $250; and third place $125. Entry fee is $15 for members, $25 for non-members. There are additional perks for the […]

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2011 Los Angeles Book Festival

by SusanDaffron on July 1, 2011

The 2011 Los Angeles Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual celebration of books deserving more attention from the world publishing community. TO ENTER: Entry forms are available online at www.LosAngelesBookFestival.com  

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2011 Hollywood Book Festival

by SusanDaffron on July 1, 2011

The 2011 Hollywood Book Festival will hold its sixth annual program celebrating books that deserve greater recognition from the film, television, game, and multimedia communities on July 22-23 in Hollywood, CA. TO ENTER: Entry forms are available online at www.hollywoodbookfestival.com. Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable entry fee via check, money order, or PayPal […]

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2011 Halloween Book Festival

by SusanDaffron on July 1, 2011

The 2011 Halloween Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its competition honoring the best work of the holiday season. The festival is part of the Aliens to Zombies Convention (The A to Z Convention) in Hollywood, CA. The Halloween Book Festival will consider works in science fiction, horror, general fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, […]

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St. Lawrence Book Award

by SusanDaffron on July 1, 2011

The Early Bird Gets the Discount! Black Lawrence Press is offering a reduced entry fee for the St. Lawrence Book Award. We’ve knocked a whole ten dollars off! The entry fee for the prize is $25 and the deadline is August 31. If you send us your submission by June 30, you have to pay […]

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