Making the Most of Online Research

Making the Most of Online Research by Ally Broadfield There’s nothing more frustrating than wasting your precious writing time on a futile web search. Whether you’re looking for a specific piece of information or need to research an entire time period or subject, there are several ways to streamline your research. Here are five tips: […]

Creating a Social Media Plan that Works by Lisa Hoffer

Creating a Social Media Plan that Works By Lisa Hoffer   As a new writer, I make it a priority to ask lots of questions of other writers. I want to learn and grow as a writer, and I feel other people’s stories and experiences help me. The more writers I speak with, the more […]

PRO Motion — The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly by Julie Pitzel

PRO Motion – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly by Julie Pitzel, PRO Liaison   I am a firm believer that all writers benefit from the critique process. A good critique group or partner can be a writer’s most valuable asset. They don’t simply point out manuscript problems; they help you hone your strengths, […]


Pitching Your Book to an Editor or Agent by Catherine Spangler   This article was written with pitching a book to an agent or editor at the 2013 Deamin’ in Dallas conference in mind, but these pitching basics apply to National or any other writing conferences. The only likely variable would be the length of the appointment, […]

Spring 2013 Online Workshops

Spring 2013 Online Workshops

*March*: Jane Porter – Voice & Market Workshop (March 19th, 20th, 21st) *April*: CJ Carmichael – Conflict & The Single Title/WF Romance (April 18th – 19th) *May*: Megan Crane/Caitin Crew – Finding & Fueling the Story (May 21st – May 22nd) *June*: Lee Hyat, from Author Sounds Relations on Marketing & PR in today’s changing […]

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