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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Bad News to Begin the Day

I’m leaving in a just a short while for Mobile, Alabama, to show the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance the outstanding books written by members of the NCWN. Before I leave, though, I had to share this bit of bad news that came my way: “Cindy Hamel, media escort in the Raleigh / Durham / Chapel […]

For Network Members in the Triad

The Piedmont Triad Partnership sent me the following announcement, and asked me to share it with our members in the Triad: Dear Creative Colleagues: We need your input!  The Piedmont Triad Partnership is developing a strategic plan of action for the Creative Enterprises and the arts in our 12 county region. We have developed a survey […]

A Couple of Notes on Fall Conference 2008

The most consistent complaint about last year’s Fall Conference was the lack of free time to digest all that had been learned, to rest and relax, and to – you know – network.  I heard the word “overprogrammed” several times. This year, we’ve built more free time into the schedule: a “Happy Hour” Saturday evening […]

A Whole Bunch of Stuff

As you may have heard, registration is now open for the 2008 NCWN Fall Conference, November 14 – 16.  So please register. In other news, Victoria Strauss points out something writers need to be aware of.  (Yes, I know that’s a preposition at the end of that sentence.  That rule was borrowed from Latin and […]

Nonfiction Manuscripts and Magazine Articles Needed

Here is a request from a member: Aspiring editors enrolled in Book and Magazine Editing courses at William Paterson University in New Jersey are seeking to hone their craft by providing thoughtful edits and written commentary on magazine articles and non-fiction manuscripts. In past semesters, students in these courses have worked successfully with represented authors […]

What a Way to Start the Weekend

I very much wish I could say that the glaring grammatical error in my e-mail blast of Friday afternoon, asking for volunteers to help the Network at BookMARKS and SparkCon, was a test to see if y’all were paying attention. (For those of you who missed it, I wrote “. . . help Virginia and […]