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Vote for Our Fall Conference!

The Writer magazine is on a “hunt” to find their readers’ favorite writing conferences across the U.S. Because we have no shame, we’re just going to come on out and ask: will you vote for the North Carolina Writers’ Network (NCWN) Fall Conference? To vote, click here. If you’ve been to a Fall Conference and […]

The Best Way to Thank Us

By Ed Southern, Executive Director North Carolina Writers’ Network More than 200 of you came to our 2018 Fall Conference this past weekend, and we thank you for that. Most of you 200 approached me, Charles, or Deonna during the conference—or sent us an e-mail afterwards—thanking us for a weekend that you found stimulating, if […]

Fall Conference App Ready to Roll

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2018 Fall Conference runs November 2-4 in Charlotte—which means we open in just a few days! We’ve developed an “app” to help you better navigate the conference and enjoy all the programs. We say “app” because you don’t need to download anything to you phone. Instead, simply visit: www.ncwnfallconference.com from […]

Hotel Options Abound for Fall Conference

There are no more rooms available at the Hilton Charlotte University Place, the site of the 2018 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference, November 2-4. However, there are nearby hotel options to fit a variety of price points. Please note, rates vary, and may be different from what we list below. Across the street from […]

Introducing Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 4

So, here’s a little secret. When you’re an exhibitor, there’s often a lot of downtime. Over the course of a full weekend, sure, you end up talking to a ton of people, but there’s a fair amount of time spent standing around, too. Gets to be, sometimes, you’ll talk to anybody about anything, just for […]

Introducing Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 2

We tell our attendees straight up: if you’re coming to Fall Conference, you’re going to want to bring an extra suitcase. Not only will Park Road Books be selling books written by all the illustrious faculty, but we’ll have sixteen exhibitors on-hand offering books, broadsides, journals, schwag, and more. So don’t forget to leave some […]

Introducing Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 1

Without question, the programming at the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2018 Fall Conference is going to be stupendous. Top-notch faculty; sessions in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for the stage and screen; faculty readings; open mics; and more. But no Fall Conference experience would be complete without setting aside plenty of time to meander through […]

New Literary Podcast for NC

A literary podcast launches October 2 called Charlotte Readers Podcast: Where Authors Give Voice to Their Written Words. This is a show that features Charlotte-area authors and those who visit the Queen City. Author Landis Wade, a member of the NC Writers’ Network, encourages authors to read and talk about their award-winning, published, and emerging […]

Technology Can Help You Write Better

At the NCWN 2018 Fall Conference, CharlotteLit’s Paul Reali will lead the session “Technology Toolkit: Software and Tech Stuff for Writers.” He’ll discuss “Scrivener vs. Microsoft Word (and the seven things that will make you go to Scrivener and never come back); online grammar and proofreading tools; how to back up and never lose your […]

November 1 Kicks Off NaNoWriMo

By Michele T. Berger You’ve heard the buzz. It’s almost here. This is the time of year that many intrepid writers talk about gearing up for the most intense, disciplined, and fun writing marathon of the year. Writers all around the world are are preparing outlines, character sketches, and plot arcs. But they aren’t writing […]