Sex Trafficking Topic of March 7 Whodunits Meeting

Genessa Newberry, state president of NotForSale-Arkansas, will be a featured speaker at the March 7 Whodunits noon meeting at AQ Chicken on College Avenue in Fayetteville. Newberry and others from her organization will speak about sex trafficking and slavery in Arkansas and around the world. 2009 membership dues of $10 will be accepted at this… Continue reading Sex Trafficking Topic of March 7 Whodunits Meeting

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Act Fast for CSI Class March 3

“Crime Scene Investigation: Reality or TV Fantasy?” is the name of the Osher Lifelong Learning class scheduled for Monday, March 3 at the UA Center for Continuing Education, Room 409. Taught by John Brooks, crime scene investigator for the Fayetteville Police Department, the class will examine real techniques used by Crime Scene Investigators vs the… Continue reading Act Fast for CSI Class March 3

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March 28 Hot Springs Village Writing Workshop

The Village Writers’ Club of Hot Springs Village will sponsor a six-hour writing workshop on Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Coronado Community Center in Hot Springs Village.  Laura Parker Castoro, author and mentor, is the featured speaker.    The theme of the workshop is:”How to Create and Sustain a Compelling Story.”  During the morning sessions, Laura will deal with the craft… Continue reading March 28 Hot Springs Village Writing Workshop

Plan Now for NWA Writers Workshop March 14

Velda Brotherton and Dusty Richards will present their annual free workshop on March 14, 2009 at Ozarks Electric, 3641 W. Wedington Drive, Exit # 64, offI – 540. (aka Highway 16/Wedington Road west.) Go  ½ mile West, building is on the left.  Sign-in will be at 8:30 a.m.   Participants are asked to pre-register by emailing either… Continue reading Plan Now for NWA Writers Workshop March 14

Memphis Sci-Fi Writing Conference March 20-22

Workshops for writers of science fiction and fantasy will be a part of the MidSouthCon 27 fan conference to be held at the Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center in  Memphis, March 20-22. Faculty will include Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Darrell Award winning authors, editors, and publishers. The event is sponsored by Midsouthcon. The… Continue reading Memphis Sci-Fi Writing Conference March 20-22

February Events for Writers

Monday, February 9 at 1 p.m. – Author Phyllis Gruetzmacher will be presenting a special Writers Workshop at the Bentonville Public Library on Monday, February 9 entitled “Write What you Know.” Writers that are interested in nonfiction, memoirs, and biographies will find this workshop very beneficial. Learn helpful strategies for writing your life story, or… Continue reading February Events for Writers

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Summer Tour for Writers June 7-14

Writers Hall of Fame, headquartered in Springfield, is sponsoring a bus tour (June 7-14), to visit fifteen of Missouri’s most successful and well known children’s authors, artists, playwrights, and poets, many of whom are members of SCBWI. Tour guide, Dr. Linda Benson, is professor emeritus of children’s literature at Missouri State University. Graduate and undergraduate… Continue reading Summer Tour for Writers June 7-14

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Crescent Dragonwagon Coming to Little Rock

Children’s author Crescent Dragonwagon will be in Little Rock January 11-14, 2009 to teach her Fearless Writing workshop. The purpose of the workshop is to show writers how to use “the anxiety generated by chaotic conditions as a powerful creative force.” The workshop will be held at the Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 East Third Street,… Continue reading Crescent Dragonwagon Coming to Little Rock

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Launch a Successful Online Writing Career

On Saturday, January 17, from 9:00 am until noon, experienced bloggers Lela Davidson and Mary Ann Powers will present a workshop in the Community Room of Parkway Bank in Pinnacle Hills (just off 540). Participants will learn -Where to find online writing jobs -How to identify a good opportunity vs. a scam -Accepted methods of… Continue reading Launch a Successful Online Writing Career