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Querying & Agent Tips of the Week (Beginnings)

Today’s tip is less about querying/agents and more about the actual writing process, which is just as (if not more) important. Today’s post comes from material in the… 321 more words


This Writer’s First Writers Conference

Faction, a neologism in literature, describes text about real historical figures and actual events woven together as essential elements in an otherwise fictional story. 699 more words

On Writing

A Writer's Interview on ... Writing

Maralys Wills recently sat down with West Coast Writers blogger Laura L. May Hoopes to discuss the ups and downs of a writer’s existence: from writing techniques to marketing and literary agents and, of course, finding success in the publishing industry. 77 more words


HerStories Memoir Book Challenge #2

I’ve accepted the HerStories Memoir Challenge #2 issued by the Story Circle Network. Over the next three months, I’ll read and post a brief review of each of the following books: 83 more words

A Writer’s Weekend

Back by popular demand, we’re reprising our Nuts & Bolts Workshop for Authors.

Saturday, from 1:00 – 5:30 PM, we’ll cover publishing basics from submissions to industry trends, followed by manuscript polishing and what to expect from the editing process. 56 more words


Awards up the wazoo

Author/workshop leader Darlene Quinn was just named winner of the 2009 National Indie Excellence Awards for Fiction for her novel, Webs of Power, while author/workshop leader Maralys Wills’ … 150 more words


Nuts & Bolts: A Workshop for Authors

Coming up next Saturday — Nuts & Bolts: A Workshop for Authors at the Clark County Library on Flamingo. Part of the Reading Las Vegas… 77 more words