Useful Writing Advice from Ann Bauer

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 […]

New Writers Circle Forming in Arkansas County

Phil Slattery

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 […]

How To Banish WAS and WERE from Your Writing

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 […]

Good and Bad Book Signings

To be successful, a book-signing must be carefully planned from the author’s point of view. […]

Guest Posts

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