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We’re Saving You a Seat at Spring Conference

Pre-registration for the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Spring Conference closes Sunday, April 12. If you’ve already registered, thank you! If you’re planning on joining us but haven’t yet registered, here’s the deal. Registration has moved at an unprecedented clip, and classes have filled up fast. However, there are still spots open in the following […]

Making the Most of a Writing Conference

  The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Spring Conference is right around the corner. So how to make the most of a day spent on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro? Sandra Beckwith, a “recovering publicist with more than 25 years of award-winning publicity experience,” runs the website Build Book Buzz. […]

Instructors Return to Conference: As Attendees

There might be no better proof of the value of our writing workshops than the fact that four former NCWN conference instructors have registered for the 2014 Spring Conference on Saturday, April 12, in the MHRA Building on UNCG’s campus. Paul Austin (Fall Conference 2012), Rebecca Black (Spring Conference 2012), Terry L. Kennedy (Spring Conference […]

Carrie Knowles Named New Piedmont Laureate

Longtime North Carolina Writers’ Network member Carrie Knowles, of Raleigh, has been selected as the 2014 Piedmont Laureate in the Short Story. As Piedmont Laureate, Knowles will receive an honorarium and serve until December 31, 2014. Her duties will include presenting public readings and workshops, participating at select public functions, and creating at least one […]

I would’ve posted yesterday . . .

. . . but yesterday was April Fools’ Day, my second-favorite holiday of the year, and I wouldn’t have been able to resist the temptation to add a little prank to my post.  Something like, say, announcing that everyone who renews their membership in April gets an automatic six-figure book deal with Random House. So […]