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Writing Happenings Around Philly--Winter/Spring 2015

So many great events for writers coming up as spring season slowly arrives in Philly! Check these out! What are YOU doing? Click the links for details. 178 more words


The Joys and Perils of Writing Classes, Conferences, and Retreats

by Elizabeth Engstrom

Disclaimer: I have taught writing classes for more years than I care to claim, and am currently on the Board of Directors of… 744 more words


There's no market for that.

The first writing conference I attended was online.  You had to have either Young Adult or Middle Grade stories in order to get feedback or participate on forums.  643 more words


How Many People Does It Take...

Last Thursday we stuffed tote bags for the upcoming Bay to Ocean Writers Conference scheduled for Saturday, February 28, 2015. It’s the 18th conference and we’ve never had to cancel because of weather. 602 more words

Should You Attend a Writers Conference? Part II: What to Expect – and NOT Expect

In Part I of this article, I advised authors-in-the-making to ask themselves two questions before deciding whether to pony up the price of attending a writers conference. 809 more words

M. Ruth Myers

Should You Attend a Writers Conference? Part I

It’s that time of year when many a novelist-in-the-making, whether of P.I. stories or other fare, begins to think about attending a writers conference. Should they? 326 more words

M. Ruth Myers

ALA Recap: Book Haul, YALSA, and So Many Geniuses

This last weekend I went to ALA Midwinter, a meeting of the American Library Association in Chicago. My publishing house sent me to be at YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults teen lunch, where 6 authors spoke to over 60 teens to connect and introduce them to their newest books. 806 more words