Meetings

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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Workshops

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

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Local Author News

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

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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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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

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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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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

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