Virtual Nonfiction Writers’ Conference November 12-13, 2020

The Fall Nonfiction Writers Conference for November 2020 features eight speakers over two days and content-rich learning sessions. This event is completely virtual. All sessions are delivered via webinar, so participants can attend from anywhere—no travel is required. Pricing starts at $99 for live access only. The price goes up for additional privileges: Ask-a-Pro sessions,… Continue reading Virtual Nonfiction Writers’ Conference November 12-13, 2020

Go Ahead, Write That Novel!

With everything else going on, the opening of NaNoWriMo got lost in the shuffle. However, today is only November 3 so you can still get in there and start churning out that book you’ve been thinking about writing. You can find all the information here. Go for it! Focusing on your writing will provide the… Continue reading Go Ahead, Write That Novel!

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One Writer’s Meditations on Kites, Life, and Two Presidential Elections

GUEST POST Arkansas writer Madlyn Springston lives in Rogers. She writes fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres. Like many of us, as another Election Day approaches, she finds herself comparing 2016 to 2020. In her case, she has a journal entry from 2016 to refresh her memory. Four Years By Madlyn Springston Finally,… Continue reading One Writer’s Meditations on Kites, Life, and Two Presidential Elections

Callls for Submissions November Deadlines 2020

Be sure to read the fine print on their websites. The author may have to pay to publish. Sunspot Literary Journal  Requests submissions for the last quarterly edition of 2020. The journal is dedicated to amplifying diverse multinational voices. Editor’s prize of $50 for the annual edition. Cover artwork, $20. Digital editions available for free… Continue reading Callls for Submissions November Deadlines 2020

Illuminating Black Lives Fellowship Extended into November

Good news for November– the submission due date for the Illuminating Black Lives fellowship has been extended to Monday, November 30. The winner will be announced by Friday, December 18.​ Writers are invited to explore the African-American experience via any literary genre: fiction or nonfiction, poetry or prose, or a combination. It may take place… Continue reading Illuminating Black Lives Fellowship Extended into November

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Three Virtual Events for Writers and Readers

2020 Virtual Conference for Readers and Writers Sponsor: Nimrod International Journal Date: Currently underway. Closing date: November 18, 2020 Cost: All panel discussions, craft talks/workshops, readings, and Q&As are free and open to the public, but donations are requested. One-on-One Critique Sessions range in price from $15-$25. Activities: virtual panel discussions, craft talks/writing workshops, Q&As,… Continue reading Three Virtual Events for Writers and Readers

Marla Cantrell Publishes Arkansas Short Story Collection

Telephee Press is pleased to announce the release of Early Morning in the Land of Dreams, by award-winning writer Marla Cantrell. This collection of short stories, set over the course of a year in Arkansas, has been compared to the literary equivalent of your favorite county song, filled with heart, hard times, and hope. Cantrell… Continue reading Marla Cantrell Publishes Arkansas Short Story Collection

Mount Comfort Community History Published in Flashback

Nancy Hartney recently added to her non-fiction portfolio with a history of the Mount Comfort community near Fayetteville (AR). “Mount Comfort: Marked by Education, Religion, and War” appears in the Fall 2020 edition of Flashback, Journal of the Washington County Historical Society. Reprints are available through the Historical Society. Hartney is the author of two… Continue reading Mount Comfort Community History Published in Flashback

August Writing Workshop at Fayetteville Public Library Spawns New Writers

  The Fayetteville Public Library (AR) sponsored a virtual workshop “Writing for Fun and Publication.”  Instructor Nancy Hartney focused on the short short fiction with twelve participants perusing articles, works of short fiction, and receiving personal critiques on their submitted work during the month of August. “Most of the attendees identified themselves as beginners BUT… Continue reading August Writing Workshop at Fayetteville Public Library Spawns New Writers

Switzerland of the Ozarks Hosts Writers October 2020

The Ozark Creative Writers Conference, “Writing in the Ozarks,” is scheduled for Oct. 8-10, 2020 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. This vacation spot is better known as the Switzerland of the Ozarks for its winding roads, quaint homes, and four-star restaurants. A picture-perfect place for writers to gather and share their creativity. The Best Western Inn… Continue reading Switzerland of the Ozarks Hosts Writers October 2020

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