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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.
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 […]
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/.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org www.upperaccess.com www.pubassist.com
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 […]
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 […]
The Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition is now open for entries! The competition celebrates and champions creative writing, nurturing talent, and bringing work to international attention. Aesthetica is inviting all writers and poets to submit to the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition 2013. The two categories for entry are Poetry and Short Fiction, and a selection of […]
The April SPAWN Market Update covers news and opportunities for freelance writers, authors seeking publishers and authors currently promoting their books. Herein, you’ll discover nearly 50 ideas, resources, news items and leads. Are you looking for an author-friendly publisher? We’ve got em. Are you running out of book promotion ideas? We can replenish your supply. […]