Arkansas Writer Adele Holmes publishes Southern Gothic Novel

Retired pediatrician from Central Arkansas Adele Holmes has published Winter’s Reckoning, a Southern gothic novel set in 1917 southern Appalachia. The book, published by SheWritesPress, won two pre-publication awards: Honorable mention in the William Faulkner Literary Competition, and First Place in the Chanticleer International Book Awards (Goethe Award). The novel’s protagonist, Madeline Fairbanks, a herbalist… Continue reading Arkansas Writer Adele Holmes publishes Southern Gothic Novel

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Act NOW to Get OWFI Early Bird Discount

The Annual OWFI (Oklahoma Writers’, Inc.) Conference is scheduled for  May 5 – 7, 2022. This year the conference will be held at the Will Rogers Embassy Suites, Oklahoma City. The Early Bird Registration ends March15. Register by then and save  $25. Participants can attend in person or virtually. Click here to register for in-person. Click here to register for the… Continue reading Act NOW to Get OWFI Early Bird Discount

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Memoir-Writing Workshop March 7-25, 2022

Writing coach Marilyn Collins is offering a three-week online writing kshop focused on writing stories about people such as friends, teachers, co-workers, neighbors, and even pets that have enriched your and your family’s lives. Register here.

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Feel Strongly About Climate? Write About It!

The Extinction Rebellion Creative Hub offers a place to publish poetry and fiction on the topic of climate from a global, regional, or local perspective. Submission Guidelines

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Winter Writing Workshop

Writing coach Marilyn Collins is offering a three-week writing workshop limited to twelve writers.

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Fayetteville to Get New New Bookstore

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

IN-Person with Ozark Writers League October 2021

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

In Person At Last!

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!

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St. Louis Publishers Association Presents Jane Friedman Virtually

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

Ozarks Writing Festival with Two Friends Books and Cafe

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