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April 2013

Laura Mitchell/Praxxis Press

by Patricia on April 26, 2013

Laura E. Mitchell Praxxis Press lemobrn@gmail.com Praxxis Press LLC is a start up boutique publisher specializing in ebooks.

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Contribute to a Novel

by SusanDaffron on April 25, 2013

Opportunity for Writers from SPAWN member Raven West Be a contributing author to the sequel to Red Wine for Breakfast for only $2.99! Bourbon for Brunch takes place 25 years after Red Wine for Breakfast ended and follows the story of the two main characters, Jenny Reed and Johnny King. The main plot involves political […]

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Ventura County Writers Club

by SusanDaffron on April 25, 2013

Attend the Ventura County Writers Club May 14 meeting to hear Patricia Fry, author and publisher, discuss her “gentle” perspective on marketing your book. The insights you will gain on book promotion will be invaluable. “Writers will finally understand the concept of book promotion for fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books,” said Ms. Fry. “I will […]

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SPAWNews Newsletter – April 2013

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2013

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 and password. If […]

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Ventura County Writers Club

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2013

April Meeting of the VenturaCounty Writers Club April 9, 2013 7:00 p.m., Pleasant ValleySeniorCenter, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo, California Topic: Announcement of poetry contest winners and the reading of winning entries Open to Members and non-members. No fee. For information on the Ventura County Writers Club, visit: http://www.venturacountywriters.com.

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PIPW Writers Weekend: Glendale

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2013

Writers wishing to learn more about the craft and business of publishable stories, memoirs, and informative narratives, will find significant opportunities Saturday and Sunday, July 20 & 21, at GlendaleCollege in Glendale, CA. The PIPW Writers Weekend: Glendale, features publishing professionals as speakers and panelists for the educational seminars. The event, open to emerging and […]

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Ojai Women’s Club

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2013

Basics of Self-Publishing with Kate Sexton, Ellen Reid, Ken Anderson, and Janet Thomas and The Ten Most Common Mistakes First Novelists Make with Tony Lopopolo will be presented on April 6, 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Ojai Women’s Club in Ojai, California. For more information, including fees and deadlines, go to http://ojaiwordfest.wordpress.com/festival-highlights/writingworkshops/.

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Independent Publishers of New England Conference

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2013

Independent Publishers of New England has scheduled its annual conference for April 19 and 20 in Southbridge, Massachusetts. They welcome members of affiliate groups like SPAWN at the same rate as their own members—$150 for the two-day event. www.ipne.org for more information. Steve Carlson, Publisher, steve@upperaccess.com  www.upperaccess.com  www.pubassist.com

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Untreed Reads call for submissions

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2013

Untreed Reads is pleased to announce a call for submissions. Moon Shot: Murder and Mayhem on the Edge of Space will be a short-story anthology showcasing mystery and crime stories that combine the genres of science fiction and mystery/crime/suspense. We’re looking for great stories that take these genres into new territory, whether on our planet […]

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Ojai WordFest

by SusanDaffron on April 1, 2013

The third annual Ojai WordFest will host A Celebration of Words at Libbey Bowl on Saturday, April 13. The event will be the highlight of the eight-day Ojai WordFest, which runs Saturday April 6 through Saturday April 13. Scheduled festivities include stage readings and performances by authors, poets, playwrights, songwriters, and other word artists. A […]

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