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  ˝ 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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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