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Ever Thought about Ghostwriting? Here’s Your Chance…

From our friends at LifeBook Limited: LifeBook Limited is the world’s leading producer of private autobiographies, with hundreds of completed projects and constant new commissions from across the globe each day. Our wholly owned US subsidiary, Private Autobiography Service, Inc. (based in Crown Point, Indiana), is looking for American ghostwriters to help us expand our […]

Fall Conference in the News

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2019 Fall Conference kicks-off tomorrow, and we’ve been all over the news. If you’re already registered, then you can keep getting excited, because you’re part of something big! If you haven’t pre-registered, don’t worry, you can register on-site starting at 3:00 pm on Friday, November 8, at the Doubletree by […]

It’s Not Too Late to Jump Aboard NaNoWriMo!

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) where would-be novelists around the world commit to writing 50,000 words during the thirty days of November. A 501(c)(3) non-profit that has become an international phenomenon, NaNoWriMo values “enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline…for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel.” At www.nanowrimo.org, users create accounts where […]

Coming to Fall Conference? Don’t Forget the “App”

If you’re coming to the NCWN 2019 Fall Conference this weekend, you may want to take a moment and direct your mobile device or tablet to: www.NCWNFallConference.com There, you’ll find the Fall Conference “app,” with the weekend’s schedule, a list of exhibitors and sponsors, logistics, and more. Bookmark the site on your device for easy […]

Introducing the Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part IV

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been introducing the exhibitors who will join us on-site at the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2019 Fall Conference, November 8-10, at the Doubletree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore. Pre-registration ends November 1. If you missed previous installments, you can catch up here: Part I | Part II | Part III […]

Rob Neufeld, RIP

The literary community lost a longtime friend and supporter this week with the passing of Rob Neufeld. The beloved author and historian was sixty-five. A veteran columnist for The Asheville Citizen-Times, Rob continued writing his “Visiting the Past” column up until the week he died. He was diagnosed with ALS in the summer of 2018 […]

PEN America Announces Writing for Justice Fellows

PEN America has announed their 2019-2020 Writing for Justice Fellows. These fellowships commission written works of lasting merit that illuminate critical issues related to mass incarceration and catalyze public debate. The eight fellows will be individually paired with a member of the Advisory Board for work on a specific project. Proposed projects include a book-length […]

Introducing the Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part III

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2019 Fall Conference, November 8-10 in Asheville, is a weekend to celebrate the written word. We always say, only partly in jest, that you better bring an extra suitcase along, in order to cart home all the books and schwag you’re going to want to inevitably buy! We’ve been introducing […]

Introducing the Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part II

The pre-registration deadline for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2019 Fall Conference is only two weeks away. We’ve been rolling out introductions for our exhibitors, five at a time. (If you missed Part I, click here.) The exhibit hall at Fall Conference is a great chance to talk to professionals inside the industry. Here are […]

A New Radio Show for Writers!

Tune in Monday, October 21, from 5:00-6:00 pm, to WPVM 103.7 FM Asheville to hear the very first episode of the brand-new show “Writers Talk, with John Shore.” The show will air every Monday and then be re-broadcast, schedule TBD. Not in the Asheville listening area? That’s ok! You can stream the show live from […]