Although Fayetteville still rejoices in the Dickson Street Bookshop, which deals in used and out-of-print books, the college town lost its only independent book store, Nightbird Books, in 2020. Enter Pearl’s Books. Fayetteville residents Leah and Daniel Jordan are set to open a brand new locally-owned and independent bookshop at 28 E. Center Street, just… Continue reading Fayetteville to Get New New Bookstore
The Ozark Writers League returns to Branson, Missouri, live and IN-person October 22-23 with their annual conference. Network with fellow writers, artists, and photographers, learn new tricks, and, best of all, ignite your passion for your craft. Fee for the conference is included in the membership. Contest entry is $15 for over two dozen categories… Continue reading IN-Person with Ozark Writers League October 2021
After a year and a half of Zoom meetings, the Arkansas Writers’ Guild enjoyed their first in-person meeting on June 19, 2021. Digital is useful, but nothing to compare with pen, paper, and real live colleagues. Top Row: Maeve Maddox, Raymona Anderson, Gloria Tran Bottom Row: Belinda Ostrowski, Li Cai (still on Zoom),… Continue reading In Person At Last!
It’s all about marketing! St. Louis Publishers Association presents Jane Friedman virtually on July 17. She offers a workshop focused on two cornerstones for YOUR marketing endeavors with “Book Marketing Cornerstones: Your Author Website and Email Newsletter.” Although you’d rather be writing than hawking books, Jane Friedman tells how to reduce the stress and increase… Continue reading St. Louis Publishers Association Presents Jane Friedman Virtually
The first annual Ozarks Writing Festival takes front and center June 26 -27 in Bentonville, Arkansas. Two Friends Books, newly opened, presents the Festival, celebrating writers in the Ozarks through readings, signings and book sales. Indie-published, self-published, or traditionally published authors are invited. Best part, authors keep 100% of materials sold at the Festival. See… Continue reading Ozarks Writing Festival with Two Friends Books and Cafe
The Women Writers’ Conference, Conway, will be a virtual conference this year. Conference organizers are currently evaluating panel proposals and putting together an exciting online conference that maintains the collaborative environment of an in-person event. See the website for further details and sign-up for newsletter.
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An Oklahoma writers’ group has recently joined the ArkansasWriters Directory, but their next scheduled meeting has been canceled. Tahlequah Writers is a monthly critique and sharing of writing opportunities group with occasional guest speakers. New members are always welcome. Members are asked to bring a work-in-progress to share with the group The March 21 meeting at… Continue reading New Group at ArkansasWriters Stymied by the Virus
The Ozark Writers League (OWL) has scheduled their 2020 semi-annual meeting for April 24-25 at the Camden Hotel and Conference Center in Branson, Missouri. The conference begins on Friday, April 24 with a 7-9 p.m open-mike event. Featured speakers on Saturday, April 25, will include Cheryl Harness, Nancy Hartney, Duke Pennell, and Veda Boyd Jones.… Continue reading 2020 Semi-annual OWL Meeting Set For April 24-25
With the lamented closing of Nightbird Books, the Dickson Street Writers has acquired a new meeting place. Dickson Street Writers Critique group now meets weekly on Mondays at 1:30 pm, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2925 N. Old Missouri Road, Fayetteville, AR. This open critique group offers verbal and written feedback on no more than… Continue reading Dickson Street Writers Guild New Location