Change of Venue for NWA Writer’s Workshop

Velda Brotherton announces that the Northwest Arkansas Writer’s Workshop has changed its meeting place to the Shiloh Museum Of Ozark History in Springdale. The Workshop meets Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in the old store building on the Museum grounds.

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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

Google and Authors Reach Agreement

Google’s controversial plan to make copyrighted books searchable has been the target of legal challenges ever since the web giant announced it. Now, as reported by Publishers’ Weekly on November 11, “Both Google and authors and publishers stressed that the settlement will create a way for rights holders to receive payment for their works that… Continue reading Google and Authors Reach Agreement

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… Continue reading Youree to speak at Borders in Rogers, November 8

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:… Continue reading Writing Seminar Nov. 20 at Ozarks Tech

M. H. Collins Available for Local History Talks

M.H. Collins, author of a newly-published book on how to write local history, is available for talks and workshops in NW Arkansas and neighboring states. Collins is an award-winning author of three history books and over 100 magazine and newspaper feature articles. She was editor of both a national magazine and two regional publications. Write… Continue reading M. H. Collins Available for Local History Talks

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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… Continue reading Youree to Speak at Bentonville Library October 6

Ozark Writers Live Lively Success

   The second annual Ozark Writers Live sponsored by the Fayetteville Public Library brought local writers together for workshops, book talks, and writerly conversation.  Here are some of the participants and presenters.TOP LEFT TO RIGHT: Marilyn Collins spoke on her new book about writing local history. Pat Carr gave a workshop on fiction writing. Barbara Youree… Continue reading Ozark Writers Live Lively Success

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NWA Writers’ Guild at Ozark Writers Live

The Northwest Arkansas Writers’ Guild will be well represented at the second annual Ozark Writers Live event at the Fayetteville Public Library on Saturday, September 13. Barbara Youree and Marilyn Collins will be talking about their just-published books and Lela Davidson and Mary Ann Powers will share the skinny on their web writing successes. Barbara… Continue reading NWA Writers’ Guild at Ozark Writers Live