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Hotel Options Abound for Fall Conference

There are no more rooms available at the Hilton Charlotte University Place, the site of the 2018 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference, November 2-4. However, there are nearby hotel options to fit a variety of price points. Please note, rates vary, and may be different from what we list below. Across the street from […]

Introducing Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 4

So, here’s a little secret. When you’re an exhibitor, there’s often a lot of downtime. Over the course of a full weekend, sure, you end up talking to a ton of people, but there’s a fair amount of time spent standing around, too. Gets to be, sometimes, you’ll talk to anybody about anything, just for […]

Introducing Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 2

We tell our attendees straight up: if you’re coming to Fall Conference, you’re going to want to bring an extra suitcase. Not only will Park Road Books be selling books written by all the illustrious faculty, but we’ll have sixteen exhibitors on-hand offering books, broadsides, journals, schwag, and more. So don’t forget to leave some […]

Introducing Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 1

Without question, the programming at the North Carolina Writers’ Network 2018 Fall Conference is going to be stupendous. Top-notch faculty; sessions in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for the stage and screen; faculty readings; open mics; and more. But no Fall Conference experience would be complete without setting aside plenty of time to meander through […]

New Literary Podcast for NC

A literary podcast launches October 2 called Charlotte Readers Podcast: Where Authors Give Voice to Their Written Words. This is a show that features Charlotte-area authors and those who visit the Queen City. Author Landis Wade, a member of the NC Writers’ Network, encourages authors to read and talk about their award-winning, published, and emerging […]

Technology Can Help You Write Better

At the NCWN 2018 Fall Conference, CharlotteLit’s Paul Reali will lead the session “Technology Toolkit: Software and Tech Stuff for Writers.” He’ll discuss “Scrivener vs. Microsoft Word (and the seven things that will make you go to Scrivener and never come back); online grammar and proofreading tools; how to back up and never lose your […]

November 1 Kicks Off NaNoWriMo

By Michele T. Berger You’ve heard the buzz. It’s almost here. This is the time of year that many intrepid writers talk about gearing up for the most intense, disciplined, and fun writing marathon of the year. Writers all around the world are are preparing outlines, character sketches, and plot arcs. But they aren’t writing […]

Introducing Our Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 4

Maybe attendees at our Fall Conference show up for the classes, but we feel they stay—and keep coming back for—the camaraderie. That’s where our exhibit hall comes in: a chance for conferencegoers to chat with literary professionals in a relaxed and casual setting. We’ve been introducing our Fall Conference exhibitors over the past two weeks. […]

NCWN Celebrates NC Arts Council’s 50th Anniversary

The North Carolina Writers’ Network will be one of 170 organizations across North Carolina to participate in a Statewide Arts Celebration recognizing the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina Arts Council. Arts and cultural organizations in all 100 North Carolina counties will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina Arts Council in October and […]

Introducing NCWN Fall Conference Exhibitors: Part 2

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2017 Fall Conference runs November 3-5 in Wrightsville Beach. We’ll be introducing our exhibitors over the next couple weeks (if you missed Part 1, click here). We’re excited to have so many of our friends joining us, and it helps to have friends who represent some of the best and […]