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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

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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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Siloam Springs Writer Workshop September 20, 2008

The Siloam Springs Writers will hold their annual fall workshop and writing contest on September 20, 2008 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Open to the public, the event will be held at the New Senior Activity Center, 750 Heritage Court off Tulsa Street, Siloam Springs, Arkansas. An admission fee of $5.00 includes the luncheon

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Homicide Detective Featured Speaker July 12

Homicide detective and mystery writer David Williams will speak at the next meeting of the Who Dunit mystery writer and reader group at noon on Saturday, July 12 at AQ Chicken on College Ave. in Fayetteville. Williams’s topic will be Personal Safety, with an emphasis on stalking, his particular area of expertise.  Contact Trisha Beland (582-0607)

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Barbara Youree’s Book Available for Pre-Order

Barbara Youree, a member of the Writers’ Guild of Northwest Arkansas, has a book on the Lost Boys of the Sudan coming out in September 2008. It can be pre-ordered now at Amazon.com.Courageous Journey: Walking the Lost Boys Path from the Sudan to America traces the ordeal of Ayuel Leek and Beny Ngor, two of

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Writing Workshop a Success

The six-week workshop, Writing for Publication 101, sponsored by the Writers’ Guild of Northwest Arkansas, came to a successful conclusion on Tuesday, February 12. Any future offerings by the Guild will be scheduled later in the year so as to avoid the complications of bad weather.

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FREE WRITERS WORKSHOP MARCH 8, 2008

Mark your calendar for the Northwest Arkansas Writers’ Free Annual Conference on Saturday, March 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Harvey and Bernice Jones Health and Education Building on the corner of Berry and Emma Streets in Springdale. CONFERENCE OVER

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Workshop Off to Enthusiastic Start

With participants coming from as far away as Winslow and Russellville, the first-ever Writing for Publication 101 sponsored by the Writers’ Guild of Northwest Arkansas got off to an enthusiastic start last night (January 8, 2008) at the Harvey Jones Health Education Building in Springdale. CONFERENCE OVER

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Carolyn Kent

9 January 2008 Carolyn Kent:I am looking for writers’ groups in central Arkansas. Especially looking for a group that is interested in historical non-fiction ad/or creative non-fiction. 

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