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NC State Offers Young and Teen Writers’ Workshops

North Carolina State University will offer workshops for youth and teen writers this summer. Sponsored by the English Department within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and held on NC State University’s campus, in Raleigh, the Young and Teen Writers’ Workshops nurture the creative spirit and teach creative writing skills and techniques. These summer […]

Memorial Service for Louis D. Rubin, Jr.

The University of North Carolina’s Friends of the Library will host a memorial service for Louis D. Rubin, Jr., on Sunday, February 9, at 2:00 pm in the auditorium of the Genome Sciences Building at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Rubin was a beloved editor, novelist, essayist, teacher, and publisher. He and […]

NCWN Membership Coordinator

The North Carolina Writers’ Network is seeking a part-time Membership Coordinator to help with all aspects of its operations. This person will work 10 – 15 hours a week through most of the year, and possibly up to 20 hours during the weeks prior to our Spring Conference (April), Squire Summer Writing Residency (July), and […]

So Who’s Making Money with This Thing?

“Self-publishing has revolutionized the publishing industry.” How many times have you heard that in the past five years? And it’s true that it’s easier now than ever before for authors to publish and to put their writing in front of potential readers—cheaper too. And yet. Even before the invention of the e-reader, very few writers […]

Two NC Publications Offer Innovation and Excellence

The publishing industry is rapidly changing. But two new North Carolina-based publications are redefining media and setting the pace: The New New South and GERM Magazine. Both take fresh approaches to content and both publish exclusively online. The New New South (www.newnewsouth.com) offers “true stories from below the Mason-Dixon.” Founded by publisher Andrew Park of […]

Free Trial at AuthorsandExperts.com

Are you a published author? Well, that makes you an expert on whatever it is you’ve chosen to write about, be it Civil War battles or Space Invaders. And maybe you wouldn’t mind booking a few speaking engagements. After all, a public appearance can be a great way to share your knowledge and maybe even […]

Crowdsource Your Masterpiece

It’s hard to even consider writing a book without somewhere in the back of your mind wondering, “Hmmmm…is there a market for this type of work?” But now one company is hoping to take the guesswork out of publishing altogether with a revolutionary publishing platform: Pubslush. What’s Pubslush? Pubslush is a global, crowdfunding and analytics […]

Saturday is “Indies First Day”

This is a big week for folks who love to shop. Black Friday (which comes earlier and earlier each year!) is followed by Small-Business Saturday. And now book lovers have a reason to stand in line and wrestle other customers for the last copy of that must-have bestseller: Indies First Day. Indies First Day happens […]

NCSU Launches Virtual Paul’s Cross Project

November 5 marked the 391st anniversary of poet John Donne’s Sermon for Paul’s Cross, given on Gunpowder Day, 1622. And if you’ve ever thought to yourself, “Wow, wouldn’t it be sorta neat to travel back in time and hear Donne give that sermon?” well, now you sorta have the chance. Researchers at North Carolina State […]

Sales Tax on Amusements Call To Action

  As we’ve written about here in the past, the North Carolina state government is considering a series of tax reforms, including assessing sales tax on “amusement activities.” ARTS North Carolina believes such a tax would hurt arts organizations across the state, and is asking individuals and organizations in counties with Legislators who serve on the Revenue […]