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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 […]

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 […]

Fall Conference Scholarships

Friday, October 28, is the deadline to submit scholarship requests for the 2011 Fall Conference, including requests for Mary Belle Campbell Scholarships.  Please submit your current CV or resume, as well as a one-page statement of writing intent that describes your experience and goals as a writer, to Ed Southern at ed@ncwriters.org to be considered.  […]

Special Offer for Fall Conference Registrants

From the North Carolina Literary Review: “The North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR) publishes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by and interviews with North Carolina writers, and articles and essays about North Carolina writers, literature, and literary history and culture. We have a special offer available to attendees of the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2011 Fall Conference. […]

Still More Hotel Rooms for Fall Conference

The good folks at the DoubleTree Hotel in Asheville, hosts of our 2011 Fall Conference, have just added 20 more rooms to our conference block for both Friday and Saturday nights, November 18 and 19.  They have also added 7 rooms each night to our block at the adjacent Sleep Inn. The deadline is October […]

Hotel Rooms for NCWN Fall Conference

I heard from a couple of members yesterday who said they’d tried to reserve a room at the DoubleTree Hotel for the 2011 Fall Conference, but were told that the Network’s room block was full. The room block was, indeed, full, but I spoke to the DoubleTree yesterday and they have agreed to add some […]

Spring Conference deadline extended

With the Network offices closed tomorrow, the deadline for Spring Conference early registration has been pushed back to Monday, April 25. Of course, you can register online 24/7, but if you wish to register by phone, please call the Network at either 919.251.9140 or 336.293.8844.  If you miss us, just leave a message, and we’ll […]

For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure . . .

“Triad Arts Up Close,” produced by the Triad’s NPR affiliate WFDD-FM, talked this week to me and UNCG’s Terry Kennedy about our upcoming literary events: IndieLit Greensboro on Friday, April 29, and the Network’s Spring Conference on Saturday, April 30. So in case the thunderstorms NC is supposed to get tomorrow aren’t soothing enough for […]