Monthly Archives: May 2012

6 REASONS EDITORS WILL REJECT YOU

      Ever wonder why your submissions are rejected?  Chris Payone guest blogs on Chuck Sambuchino Guide to Literary Agents. Guest column by author Chris Pavone, author of the buzzed-about novel, The Expats (March 6, 2012, Crown). The thriller debut received starred … Continue reading

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Writing Competition from Writer’s Digest

      Writing competitions are an excellent way for new authors to not only get some name exposure, but also win prizes which will also help your writing. Be wary of ones that are vague or charge a lot. … Continue reading

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Critique My Novel 2012 Novel Writing Contest

Winners will also be listed on our ‘WINNERS’ page. We will post your first chapter along with a link to your author page, blog, sales page, or website. http://critiquemynovel.com/writing_contest

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Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship

Awarded annually to women writers who are working on their first book, the Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship at MacDowell covers all costs of a residency at the Colony. Selected as the 2012 recipient of this award, Caitlin Myerwill receive all the essentials of … Continue reading

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CREATIVE NONFICTION & MEMOIR WRITING Online Course

For people interested in writing their memoirs or creative nonfiction. In this online course, students will learn to craft effective, factual creative nonfiction through study of the art of storytelling, structure and character development, and essay and feature writing. Bobbi will highlight valuable … Continue reading

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The London Writer’s Society has arranged a tour of the London Police Station on May June 7th. The tour takes about 90 minutes and will be presented by Lisa Andersen Auxiliary Police Constable Lisa Andersen. It promises to be fun. If … Continue reading

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PD12 Program of Online Workshops

The workshops all take place in the forums on the Promo Day website on Saturday 19th May and are completely free to attend. In order to take part you just need to register via the website .  The workshops for … Continue reading

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The Humber School for Writers Summer Workshop

The Humber School for Writers Summer Workshop July 7 – July 13, 2012 Humber School of Creative & Performing Arts Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Humber School for Writers provides jet fuel for the literary mind and helps you develop a … Continue reading

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A Novel Approach: How to Succeed At NOT Being Published By Amy Stone

A good article from Absolute Write on how to fail as a writer. Some interesting things to consider. A Novel Approach

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Publisher Köehler Books

Advance paying American publisher. Primarily a fiction publisher. We publish historical fiction, romance, Sci-fi, thrillers, murder mysteries, young adult, Urban. Köehler Books Remember, always do your due diligence in researching a publisher.  

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Online Workshop: Homicide Investigations

Dates: May 14-27, 2012 This class will take writers on the journey of a homicide investigation. Many of the popular crime shows on television are grossly inaccurate. This class will enable writers to infuse accurate realism into their stories. $25 for … Continue reading

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PENUMBRA Publishing Accepting Submissions

Penumbra Publishing is a small independent online publishing company offering great books for our readers in both print and ebook format. We are a royalty-paying publisher. Our goal is to put quality books into the hands of readers at affordable … Continue reading

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