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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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Youree to speak at Borders in Rogers, November 8

Barbara Youree, one of the authors of Courageous Journey, Walking the Lost Boys’ Path from the Sudan to America will speak at 12 noon on November 8 at Borders Books in Rogers, Arkansas. She will remain at the store to sign books until 2:00 pm. Courageous Journey has been named a finalist in The National

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Writing Seminar Nov. 20 at Ozarks Tech

Author and publisher Allan Young will present a three-hour seminar called “Six Other Ways to Get Your Book Published” at Ozarks Technical Community college in Springfield, Missouri on Thursday, November 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. According to Young, the best way to get published is to own a publishing company. The seminar will also provide information on the following:

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Youree to Speak at Bentonville Library October 6

Barbara Youree, author of Courageous Journey, will speak at Bentonville Public Library 405 S. Main, Bentonville, at 6 p.m. Youree will tell how she came to write the book about two refugees from Sudan whom she mentored during their first year in the United States. In addition to her talk she will conduct a writing

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Online Writing Workshop Set for October 18, 2009

Lela Davidson and Mary Ann Powers are offering a 3-hour online writing course October 18 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Community Room of Parkway Bank in Pinnacle Hills just off Highway 540.   Davidson and Powers began their online writing careers in 2006, developing their own websites and building a list of paying

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Courageous Journey on the Book Shelves

Arkansas writer Barbara Youree’s long-anticipated narrative of the journey of two Lost Boys from Sudan to Kansas City is on the book store shelves.Courageous Journey is the moving story about the human cost of governmental greed, ethnic hostilities, and religious intolerance.   Former President Jimmy Carter has this to say about this important book:  Ayuel Leek

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