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Last Chance to Book Hotel Rooms at Group Rate

If you’re planning to attend the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2014 Fall Conference but haven’t made hotel reservations, Friday, October 31, is the deadline for booking rooms in the conference hotel at the discounted group rate. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, 555 S. McDowell St., in Uptown Charlotte. When booking […]

What Makes Charlotte a Unique Place to be a Writer?

The North Carolina Writers’ Network will hold our 2014 Fall Conference November 21-23 in Charlotte. Also known as “The Queen City,” Charlotte is a unique place to be a writer—but don’t take our word for it. “The Cabarrus-Rowan chapter of NCWN is a small but mighty group. Whether you are an experienced or emerging author, […]

Rude B****es Make Me Tired

Celia Rivenbark will speak at the annual banquet during the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2013 Fall Conference. Her newest book, Rude Bitches Make Me Tired, was reviewed today by Pam Kelley at the Charlotte Observer. The book is full of practical advice. It just happens to be sandwiched, as Rivenbark says, “between the obscenity and the […]

The Price of Being Popular

The 2012 Fall Conference of the North Carolina Writers’ Network still has plenty of room for you and for all writers, working in all genres, at all levels of skill and experience, all across this state and beyond. The 2012 conference hotel, however, does not. The Embassy Suites in Cary, site of the 2012 NCWN […]

Hotel Room Deadline for Fall Conference Extended

Just a quick reminder that if you’re planning to attend Fall Conference and stay on-site, the deadline to reserve a room at the Embassy Suites in Cary is Friday, October 12. We know that seems far away (it’s still next month and all) but really it’s only fourteen days from today. And the Embassy Suites was gracious […]

NC’s The dB’s Rock the Triangle

The Chapel-Hill based pop-rock band The dBs—fronted by 2012 Fall Conference workshop leader Peter Holsapple—rocked Raleigh’s Hopscotch Music Festival this weekend. They played the Long View Center on Friday night, “and sounded fantastic on classics like ‘Love is for Lovers’ and ‘Ask for Jill,’ as well as new tunes like ‘World to Cry’ and ‘Collide-oOo-Scope.’” […]

An Apology and an Addendum

If you have not already, you will soon receive the latest issue of the Writers’ Network News, the newsletter of the North Carolina Writers’ Network. If you have not already read all the way through it, looking for one vital piece of information, let me save you some trouble (and possible worry that your eyesight’s […]

Congratulations

. . . to Maureen Sherbondy of Raleigh, who won Friday’s drawing for the Woolworth Walk gift certificate. This contest was open to anyone and everyone who registered for the Fall Conference on last Friday, September 30.  Look for more drawings and other contests, leading up to the 2011 Fall Conference, November 18 – 20 […]

Tips for Us Writer Types

Acclaimed novelist and memoirist Judy Goldman – leader of the creative nonfiction Master Class at the 2010 Fall Conference – has started a blog called Keep Writing, where she shares advice, anecdotes, and experiences from her writing life.  Check it out, but don’t think that the good lessons found on her blog mean you can […]

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 […]