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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 […]

All Writers Can Get Something from the Fall Conference

If you, as a writer, consider yourself too advanced, too accomplished, too doggone cool to learn anything at the NCWN Fall Conference, you may want to consider this comment from a writer who registered yesterday for the conference: “I registered because I wanted to work with Kay Byer, and I am especially interested in her […]

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 […]

An Invitation to NetWest Members

NCWN Executive Director Ed Southern (yep, that’s me) is heading west this Thursday, August 16, to visit with the good folks of NetWest. If you don’t know, NetWest is short for the North Carolina Writers’ Network-West, a chapter of the Network established to connect and serve the writers in North Carolina’s nine westernmost counties – […]

Only One More Week for SR12

You have only one more week to register for the 2012 Squire Summer Writing Residency.  And when we say one week, we mean one week. Registration for this year’s Residency (SR12) will close at 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 27 – with finality, without exception.* So if you want to immerse yourself in the craft of […]

Call To Action!

I just received the following Call to Action from ARTS North Carolina.  Please, Network members, take a few minutes to read and heed their call.  The staff of the North Carolina Arts Council has made heroic efforts on behalf of our state’s artists and arts community, and now they need our help.  Tell these legislators […]

Wayne Martin Named New NCAC Executive Director

I hope all of the North Carolina Writers’ Network will join in welcoming Wayne Martin to the N.C. Arts Council.  We look forward to working with Mr. Martin for many years to come: Wayne Martin Named Executive Director of the North Carolina Arts Council North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Linda A. Carlisle announced […]

You Can Be a Part of the Spring Conference, Even If You Can’t Be There

You may have missed your chance to register online for the 2012 Spring Conference, but you’re in luck – You can still DONATE online for the 2012 Spring Conference! Your Spring Conference donation directly supports scholarship aid for deserving writers to attend this Saturday’s workshops.  Indirectly, your donation supports the Network itself, and our mission […]

The Good Kind of Problem to Have

Last Friday night I stopped by Press 53’s ‘New Poetry Launch Party’ in downtown Winston-Salem . . . well, I should say I tried to stop by.  The event drew such a crowd that the best I could do was stand just outside the door and strain to hear. While that stinks for me, personally, […]

NCWN Offices Closed Friday

The offices of the North Carolina Writers’ Network will be closed tomorrow, Friday, April 6.  We will be open again on Monday, April 9. This afternoon, which happens to be Opening Day of Major League Baseball, we are open . . . just very distracted.