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March 16, 2022

Randye Kaye’s latest book is called Happier Made Simple: Choose Your Words. Change Your Life, and it’s as good as its word. She describes it as being for those of us who are too antsy to meditate, dropped out of yoga, and failed Daily-Gratitude-Lists 101.  I loved this very user-friendly book about making one’s life…

March 4, 2022

Sarahlyn Bruck is the author of the award-winning Daytime Drama (2021), about a daytime soap opera star whose life threatens to fall apart when the network cancels her show. This second novel was described by Kirkus Reviews as “a fun, frothy tale that will leave readers excited for a sequel.” Sounds like a perfect read when you…

February 21, 2022

Today’s post contains a conference and a slew of writing contests that will help you get some international recognition. Many of them are for flash and micro fiction (100 words, sometimes called drabbles). And there’s a First Sentence contest – one way to get your elevator pitch… And then there’s the huge New York conference…

February 18, 2022

We enjoyed the Rendezvous on Wednesday, and came up with a number of topics that deserve to be shared. Among them were beta readers and how to find them, how to find a developmental editor, and RevPit (see below)! First though, items with deadlines coming up. This comes courtesy of Christopher Fielden whose newsletter is…

January 21, 2022

February 1 sees the beginning of Library Lovers’ Month, and for writers, local libraries can offer a number of benefits – apart from the obvious ones, like books on craft and a quiet place to write. Here’s what’s going on close to me here in Connecticut, but check out your own libraries for similar offerings….

January 13, 2022

Sonya Huber is an award-winning, writer – she writes essays and memoir. Her book Pain Woman Takes Your Keys won two awards, and her latest, Supremely Tiny Acts, is likely to garner more. It’s a book-length memoir essay whose framework takes place over an anxiety-inducing day, but covers a lifetime of other memories, expertly interwoven…

December 20, 2021

Although the year is slowing down, there are still plenty of opportunities for writers. Here are a few to see you through the rest of 2021, and into the New Year. SUBMISSIONS Connecticut publisher Woodhall Press is accepting book submissions in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction until January 1, 2022. Here are the specifics. Scribes MICRO…

December 16, 2021

We tried out our first-ever hybrid Rendezvous this week, with a few brave people turning out in person, and the rest on Zoom. Because I don’t have all the equipment I need to run this perfectly, it was something of an experiment, but those who came in person got the cookies (the delicious chocolate chip…