On the Importance of Community

Writing has a reputation as a solitary profession. We picture authors curled in their hermitages, pouring out words hour after hour and not interacting with another human for days. I wasn’t immune to this preconception, so it has been one of my greatest surprises that my writing profession has leaned on community in ways I … Read moreOn the Importance of Community

Exclusive Book Giveaway for Absolute Write Members: The Fortress At The End Of Time

By Ari Meermans Win one of five (5) copies of The Fortress at The End of Time by Joe M. McDermott. The giveaway will run from Sunday, July 29, 2018, to Sunday, August 12, 2018, and is open to Absolute Write members worldwide with a physical mailing address. To learn more about the giveaway and to … Read moreExclusive Book Giveaway for Absolute Write Members: The Fortress At The End Of Time

WriteOnCon 2018

WriteOnCon is a three-day online children’s book conference for writers and illustrators of picture books, middle grade, young adult, and even new adult. It was founded in 2010, and has become an annual event. This year the WriteOnCon online conference takes place on Friday, February 9th through Sunday, February 11th, 2018. You can see the … Read moreWriteOnCon 2018

Review: Time To Write by Kelly L. Stone

Kelly L. Stone. Time to Write. Adams Media, 2008 Review by Betty Winslow Having a hard time carving out time to write? Yeah, me too. Life is often so full of responsibilities, distractions, crises, and interruptions that getting anything extra done seems impossible. Novelist and freelance writer Kelly L. Stone completely understands; she established her own freelance writing career while holding down a … Read moreReview: Time To Write by Kelly L. Stone

International Correspondence Month — InCoWriMo

International Correspondence Month (InCoWriMo) takes place in February. Basically, the idea is to hand-write and mail or deliver in person one letter, card, note or postcard every day during the month of February. Hand-written doesn’t have to mean cursive, by the way; those of us who print are welcome to participate just as much as … Read moreInternational Correspondence Month — InCoWriMo

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