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
By Gloria Williams Tran “Make Your Story Matter” was the topic of the two-session workshop that author Ann Bauer presented at the Fayetteville Public Library on January 23 and 30. The participants ranged in age from twenty-somethings to retirees and included both genders. Bauer commented that it was unusual to have such a variety of… Continue reading Useful Writing Advice from Ann Bauer
Phil Slattery (see his bio in the Writers Directory ) is forming a Writers Circle in Arkansas County. The chief purpose of the new Writers Circle will be to focus on the marketing and publicizing of members’ works. Members will be invited to read from their works. The writing craft and the business of getting published will… Continue reading New Writers Circle Forming in Arkansas County
GUEST POST by Arkansas writer Barbara Youree Probably the most useful verb in our English language is to be and its forms (am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been), yet its overuse can be problematic. Was and were are the main culprits for writers. The overuse of these two forms present a trap for… Continue reading How To Banish WAS and WERE from Your Writing
To be successful, a book-signing must be carefully planned from the author’s point of view.
Writing is hard enough, but marketing and self-promotion are even harder for many writers. Based on your own efforts to sell your work, have you any tips or warnings for other writers? If you’d like to write a guest post for ArkansasWriters, describe your idea in a sentence or two and send it to maevemaddox-at-gmail.com/. Finished… Continue reading Guest Posts