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Saturday, March 1, 2014

SPAWNews Newsletter – March 2014

by SusanDaffron on March 1, 2014

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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Fifty Shades of Writing Conference

by SusanDaffron on March 1, 2014

The Missouri Writers’ Guild welcomes Writer’s Digest Book Editor Chuck Sambuchino and other distinguished writing faculty to St. Louis, Missouri, from April 11-13 for the Fifty Shades of Writing Conference. Registration includes: Welcome session by Chuck Sambuchino, individual agent and editor pitch appointments, luncheon keynote by U.S. best-selling author Mary Buckham, 16+ Saturday breakout sessions […]

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Redwood Writers Conference

by SusanDaffron on March 1, 2014

The 2014 Redwood Writers Conference, From Pen to Published, will be held April 26 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Bertolini Student Center at Santa Rosa Junior College. The conference features keynote speakers John Rothmann (author and political analyst for KKSF 910 AM) and Dana Gioia (poet, critic, and teacher). The day is […]

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Anthony Awards

by SusanDaffron on March 1, 2014

If you want to nominate anyone for the Anthony Awards, you must be registered by March 31.  Authors who want to be considered for panels need to be registered by June 1. Registration is $175: November 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014 and goes up to $195: August 1, 2014 through conference. http://www.criminalelement.com/blogs/2014/02/fan-favorites-2014-mystery-conventions-murder-at-the-beach

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Bouchercon

by SusanDaffron on March 1, 2014

Want the scoop on all the mystery cons? Check them out here and maybe win a free registration. That’s Left Coast Crime, Malice Domestic, Crimefest, Thriller Fest IX and Bouchercon. Bouchercon 2014, the world’s largest mystery convention, is happening in Long Beach, California, November 13-16—three days of crime fiction madness with panels, parties, and powwows. […]

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Independent Publisher Book Awards

by SusanDaffron on March 1, 2014

Conducted annually, the Independent Publisher Book Awards honor the year’s best independently published titles from around the world. Celebrating their eighteenth year, they are now accepting entries for books with 2013 or 2014 copyrights or were released between July 1, 2012 and March 15, 2014. For more information, go to: http://www.independentpublisher.com/ipland/IPAwards.php

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Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award

by SusanDaffron on March 1, 2014

Voting is now officially open for the 2014 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award. The Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award honors books produced by small publishers for outstanding contribution to Christian life. All retailers selling Christian products and all readers of Christian books are invited to vote for the Book […]

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Kansas City Voices

by SusanDaffron on March 1, 2014

Kansas City Voices submission period is now open and accepting poetry, prose, and artwork until March 15. “Because writers and artists work so hard, we offer a small compensation to all who are included in the issue.” http://www.wppress.org/main/submissions/

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