Beanery Online Literary Magazine

November 1, 2009

ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WRITERS: NOVEMBER 1, 2009

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WRITERS: NOVEMBER 1, 2009

This is excerpted from the November 2009 issue of the Beanery Writers Newsletter. To -subscribe to this newsletter send an E-mail to beanerywriters@yahoo.com (to insure the E-mail is opened, please type “Beanery Newsletter” in the subject line).

UPDATE ON BEANERY WRITERS GROUP MEMBER

Bob Sanzi experienced a severe heart attack October 9. Kern, an inactive member of the Beanery Writers Group, E-mailed this update:

Today Vic & I…found a vibrant and alive Bob Sanzi…(who) had his IV removed…(and) walked, no almost ran, down the hall to show us a view of the city, and told us how interesting it looked at morning’s break…He seems better than normal!…he might be going to Latrobe for Rehab…(we) think he is doing great, when he was seemly gone a few moments ago…He can receive e-mails but can’t send them…tell him how much you care and tell him to EAT AND LISTEN TO THE NURSES!!!!  (if you do not have Bob’s E-mail address, “good wishes” can be sent to him in care of beanerywriters@yahoo.com . Be sure to type “Bob” in the subject line.)

Kern, active contributor to the Beanery Online Literary Magazine

AUTHOR BOOKSIGNINGS/READINGS

Book Signing:

“BROKEN PLACES”: A Poetical Journey

Natalee Russo

November 21, 2009 (Saturday)

7:00 p.m.

Greensburg Barnes & Noble

For further information visit www.BROKENPLACESPOETICA.com

 WRITERS EVENTS

LIGONIER VALLEY WRITERS GROUP

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY

December 6, 2009

St. Michael’s Church (Rector, PA)

3-5 p.m.

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THE 2010 PENNWRITERS CONFERENCE
May 14-16, 2010
Best Western Eden Resort, Lancaster, PA
FRIDAY KEYNOTE: Best-selling adventure thriller author James Rollins (HarperCollins)
SATURDAY KEYNOTE: Children’s author and Pennwriters member Elizabeth Kann (HarperCollins)
PLUS
• agent/editor pitch appointments
• 30-plus 1-hour workshops on writing, marketing, and selling
• all-day intensive writing classes the day before the conference
• read and critiques with agents, editors, and published authors
• genre networking lunch
• writing contests in poetry, article, and novel beginnings

Sneak Peek!!! David Pomerico, editorial assistant at Spectra (Bantam Dell/Random House) has agreed to attend the 2010 Pennwriters Conference.
http://www.randomhouse.com/bantamdell/spectra/

Miriam Kriss from the Irene Goodman Literary Agency. Miriam is actively building her list. If you’re writing commercial fiction—anything from mysteries to urban fantasies to romance—you’ll want to check her out. http://www.irenegoodman.com/about.php

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ALL-DAY WORKSHOP featuring Debra Dixon

Crown Plaza: Pittsburgh Airport Hotel

September 25, 2010

Debra Dixon is  author of Goal, Motivation and Conflict: The Building Blocks of Good Fiction. Details will be posted here as they become available.

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CONTEST TO BE AWARE OF

The Young Voices Foundation

A 501(c)3 educational organization

http://www.youngvoicesfoundation.org/writingcontests.html

For writers guidelines, click on:

http://www.youngvoicesawards.com/distinguishedjudges.html

Ellen Spain, Ph.D., M. A., Coordinator, Pittsburgh East Writers, will be a Judge for the Young Voices Foundation’s 2009 awards.

Visit her website: www.ellenspain.com or Email: DuckIslandMaine@aol.com  

WRITING LINKS:

www.beanerywriters.wordpress.com/

www.carolyncholland.wordpress.com

www.barbarapurbaugh.com

www.ellenspain.com

ADDITIONAL READING ON WRITING:

HOW THE BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE WAS CREATED

HOW TO MARKET YOUR BOOK ONLINE 

INTEGRITY: A JOURNALISTIC CODE OF ETHICS REVIEW

JOURNALISM QUESTION

JOURNALIST ETHICS CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OF GIFTS

THE LIGONIER 250TH ANNIVERSARY BOOKLET

MORALITY IN WRITING

REFLECTING ON MY WRITING LIFE IN 2008

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