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Psst . . . your registration is open.

I went this afternoon to the Network’s post office box, where I saw the driver of a red Corvette pulled over for speeding on Town Run Lane. For those of you not familiar with downtown Winston-Salem, Town Run Lane is a short little avenue that runs behind the courthouse, so it’s always crowded with police […]

Squire Summer Writing Residency Update

The Hilton New Bern/Riverfront, site of this year’s Squire Summer Writing Residency, told me today that the Network has filled its block of reserved guest rooms, and that they have no more vacancies for the weekend of July 14 – 17. All three SR11 workshops are still open for registrants, but those who wish to […]

Buy books for soldiers, and don’t generalize

The excellent North Carolina Miscellany blog greeted me this morning with this post about the “faculty of generalizing” and the mountains around Asheville, site of the 2011 Fall Conference, November 18 – 20.  Save the date, so you can develop your faculty of specificity. On a more serious note, Press 53 here in Winston-Salem is […]

What Would You Do with $20?

Jennifer Pooley, “a former Senior Editor with HarperCollins imprint William Morrow,” posts an interesting proposition on her blog, then uses that proposition to illustrate something all writers should understand about the literary marketplace. A bit closer to home, the North Carolina Poetry Society has launched a new Web site. The Network could still use some […]

Register Now for 2009 Fall Conference

Tomorrow (November 12) is your last day to pre-register at a reduced rate for the 2009 NCWN Fall Conference, November 20-22, in Wrightsville Beach. You have until 5 p.m. tomorrow to register by phone at either 336.293.8844 or 919.251.9140.  You have until midnight tomorrow to register online at www.ncwriters.org. If the renowned instructors, outstanding workshops, […]

The Network on the Radio

If you’re in the Triangle, tune into WCHL (1360 AM) at 6 tonight for “Who’s Talking with D. G. Martin.” D. G.’s guests tonight are NCWN director Ed Southern (yours truly) and Alice Osborn, the Network’s Wake County Regional Rep, who will be teaching a workshop called “How to Fit Social Media Into Our Busy […]