The Write Stuff
The Official Newsletter of Mobile Writers Guild
September 3, 2013
Volume 4 Issue 3
From the President:
I hope everyone has had a safe, healthy and productive summer! Remember that this Thursday will be our first meeting of the new term!
-Angela Trigg w/a Angela Quarles
2013-2014 MWG President
Our next monthly meeting is THURSDAY, September 5th, in the first floor meeting room of the West Regional Library from 6-7:30pm. Former book editor for the Mobile Press Register will be talking about his latest release Southern Bound.
Great opportunity for Jim Henson fans! From October 1st, 2013 to December 31st, 2013, The Jim Henson Company and Grosset & Dunlap of the Penguin Young Readers Group will be accepting writing submissions to find the author for a new novel set in the world of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal. This author search is open to all professional and aspiring professional writers. More info: http://www.darkcrystal.com/authorquest/
Southern Breeze region of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators will be having a conference Oct. 12, 2013, at Spain Park High School, Birmingham, AL. “Every session, every speaker, every moment is designed to help you improve your work. You’ll meet editors and agents from industry-leading agencies and publishing houses—and the friendliest, most supportive colleagues you could ever hope to find.” More info: https://southern-breeze.net
A new literary journal, The Tallgrass Literary Review, has a call for submissions. Please note that this is not an endorsement; please do your due diligence in researching this opportunity. The first issue will be published this October, and they are sponsoring a short story contest. First place wins $500, second place $300, and third place $100. The deadline is September 30th, 2013. All the details can be found at their website www.tallgrasspublishing.org.
Continue to send in your writing news and author events to email@example.com so we can share your milestones with the community.
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Where to find us:
On Twitter: @MobileWriters
Remember that comments, suggestions, and questions are welcome—both online and at the meetings. Thanks for your continued support!