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Local Writers’ Conferences


Conference” (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) by Brian Dys Sahagun

From the November issue of The Writer’s Life.

  • The 33rd annual SDSU Writers’ Conference is scheduled for Jan.
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Writing

Bad Zeus!

Ms. Acuff loves to write stories about her dogs Zeus and Hercules.  She read us Bad Zeus about when Zeus steals food from around the house–like pizza, pop-tarts, bagels, cookies, and more.   169 more words

Kindergarten

Surviving New England Crime Bake, NaNoWriMo, and Babysitting

Already the middle of November and this is my first blog post of the month. That means you’ve had two full weeks of not listening to me extol the pleasures of  515 more words

La Jolla Writer's Conference Begins Friday

The 2016 La Jolla Writer’s Conference starts Friday, November 11. If you plan to take advantage of the discounted price offered to San Diego Writers/Editors Guild members, be sure to register on the… 46 more words

Resources

The World of Writing

If it weren’t for writing assignments, my house would never get clean.

If that sounds remotely familiar, you know the inexorable agony of pencils and the blank page, the pain of being caught between writer’s block and a hard place, the relentless hum of solitude and the hard work of sitting in one place for a long time, typing. 932 more words

Tips

On Reading & Writing: When a Monster Calls in a Hotel Room

I was in Virginia at a writing conference this past weekend, doing critiques, meeting with authors, and being on a panel of agents, with the Mid-Atlantic SCBWI. 537 more words

Notes from a First Page Panel

Let’s face it:  first pages are hard work. Half the time you start your first page without knowing where your novel’s going; many times, those original first pages end up getting heavily edited, if not actually deleted. 1,194 more words

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