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November 21, 2022

Hi again – here’s the second set of updates for November – The Westport Writers Workshop is hosting a Holiday Fundraiser to support their Outreach & Scholarship Programs, which provide free or sponsored workshops to underserved communities (veterans, literacy programs, etc.). Join them in person at the workshop on Thursday, December 15 from 7-9pm. Click…

November 17, 2022

Thanks to everyone who was at Wednesday’s Writers Rendezvous, for your input and helpful suggestions for other writers. There are a number of events happening tonight, so I’ll start with them. Gwen Hernandez, author of Scrivener for Dummies and host of many online Scrivener workshops, is running some new ones in November/December. One of the…

October 31, 2022

If you read my blog, you’ll know that Alison McBain is a friend of mine – but that’s not the reason I asked her to tell me where she writes. She’s an incredibly hardworking author, publisher, editor, illustrator, artist, and more. She’s won awards in all those capacities, and does it all with aplomb –…

October 24, 2022

Welcome to part two of the October update for writers – you’ll find plenty of ideas here, which I hope you’ll consider trying! Fiona Davis, New York Times best-selling author of The Magnolia Palace, will be appearing on Thursday, November 10 at 6 p.m at the Ferguson Library in Stamford. Her latest historical novel is…

October 20, 2022

We had a great Rendezvous get-together yesterday, with two of our members arriving with their latest published books in hand! Congratulations to Alison McBain for her latest novel, The New Empire – an alternative history novel where the Chines have colonized the Americas, not Columbus, and a young Chinese man must choose between following the…

October 13, 2022

Libby Waterford is a friend and a best-selling author of ten contemporary romance novels, where lust always leads to happily-ever-after. Many are set in California, and, though I don’t read many romances, these are so well written that they’re hard to resist. Her latest is no exception. Take a Bow, which releases today, follows Take…

September 26, 2022

Well, folks, Local Author Day at the Woodbury Library on Saturday was a lot of fun! I met some lovely authors and delightful readers and attended some excellent panels for writers. If next Saturday’s Connecticut Book Festival is half as delightful, I’ll be happy. The 2022 Gotham Writers Conference will be happening on Zoom this year, October 14-16….

September 22, 2022

We welcomed several new members at this month’s Rendezvous, some in person and some online. As usual, we had questions (and answers!) about events, publishing, and getting back to writing. Here are some upcoming events for writers in Connecticut. The Woodbury Public Library (CT) is hosting a Local Authors’ Day this Saturday, September 24. Member Richard…

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