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ForeWord Reviews is now accepting title entries for the 2012 Book of the Year Awards! New in 2012: ForeWord amended its genre categories to address specific literary trends. Additions include Translations and War & Military to the fiction category and Popular Culture to the Adult Nonfiction list. They also split Children’s Picture Books into two […]
Sisters in Crime will host a booth in the Exhibit Hall at the 2012 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. Exhibit dates are Friday, June 22 through Monday, June 25. Author and librarian SinC members who live in or near Anaheim or who may be traveling to the area during the conference […]
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2012 Sharp Writ Book Awards. Organized by the Smart Book Lovers, the Sharp Writ Book Awards are presented annually to recognize excellence in writing. Printed and eBooks are eligible, and must be in English, published in 2009 or later, and have a valid ISBN (not required for digital […]
The first anthology, Forever Friends, in the Forever series was published in 2008. The second in the series, Forever Travels, followed in 2010. The third book in the series, Forever Families, will be published later this year. For those interested, please submit your story (3,000-5,000 words) by the end of June 2012 to email@example.com.
Christian Small Publisher Association (CSPA ) will host their fifth annual seminar for publishers and anyone interested in becoming a publisher at the International Christian Retail Show (ICRS) in Orlando this summer. Publishers’ Institute: “Thriving in a Changing Industry” will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the […]
Linda Formichelli’s next “Write for Magazines” e-course starting on June 18. Info at http://www.therenegadewriter.com/new-renegade-writer-classes/ START DATE: Monday, June 18, 2012 (sign up now – there are just ten spaces in the Premium version of the course) DURATION: 8 weeks COURSE DESCRIPTION: If you want to write for magazines but don’t know how to get started […]
Writing Events in Ojai, California during June 2012. June 1 – 30 – Over forty day-long workshops, author readings, writers’ conference break-out sessions and a Book Tea: http://www.ojaiwritersconference.com or http://www.ojaiwritersworkshops.com