QUICK BYTES: INFO 8/28/11

Quick Bytes is all about information that might be good to know. I’ll check out the information before sharing it, but ALWAYS be sure to do your own homework regarding the information presented. NLQ

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PUBLISHER(s):
COFFEE HOUSE PRESS – “…produce books that celebrate imagination and innovation in the craft of writing.” Managing editor, Anitra Budd.

Committed to publishing debut writers, including poets. Exceptional writing that might not fit into any of the usual book categories could be perfect for the Coffee House. All submissions are reviewed by editors and going forward, both print and e-book formats will be used for front list authors.

MORE information visit : coffeehousepress.org/submission-guidelines.

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LITERAL LATTE – short stories, poetry and essays. “Our goals have always been to promote new writers and encourage a love of literature in new audiences.” Jenine Gordon Bockman, publisher and editor.

Founded in 1984, doesn’t pay contributors money, but has healthy distribution and provides copies of publication to contributors. Some things are priceless! Looking for strong writing, topic, style or publication history irrelevant. Open to very old-fashioned to leading edge stories. Detailed guidelines can be found at literal-latte.com/submissions.
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GLIMMER TRAIN – awards over $45,000 per year in awards to authors, many new authors. For submission information, visit http://www.glimmertrain.org.

MARKETING/INTERNET CONFERENCE:
BlogWorld & New Media Expo
November 3-5, 2011 Los Angeles, CA
http://www.blogworldexpo.com

Covering every topic from effective headline writing to how to draw visitors to YOUR blog! Visit the website for details and prices.

WRITERS CONFERENCE(s):
Florida Writers Assocation (FWA) 10th Annual Writers Conference, Lake Mary, FL.  Oct 21 – 23, 2011.

Editor and agent appointments, multi-track workshops, the Royal Palm Literary Awards, and more! For complete information and registration, go to http://www.floridawriters.net.

19th Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway, Stockton College of NJ.
January 13-16, 2012.

Challenging and supportive workshops as well as critiques by Pulitzer Prize winter Stephen Dunn and other faculty. Visit http://www.wintergetaway.com for all the details.

CONTEST(s):
BRIAR CLIFF REVIEW – poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. $1,000 for best unpublished in these categories. Deadline NOV 1, 2011 – visit http://www.briarcliff.edu/bcreview for more information.

Remember, writers write. So just keep writing!

Nancy

 

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About NL Quatrano

Award-winning author, speaker, editor and ghost writer, Nancy owns a full-time editing, writing and specialty publishing business: On-Target Words/WC Publishing. Volunteer/member of professional writing organizations including Florida Writers Assoc., Sisters in Crime, and AWAI. 2010 Professional Woman of the Year by the NAPW. Linked in Editor Pick May 2013. International Women's Leadership Association nominee for Outstanding Leadership 2014.
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2 Responses to QUICK BYTES: INFO 8/28/11

  1. jenyjenny says:

    Thanks, I appreciate your encouragement!

  2. Jeff Swesky says:

    Great info, Nancy! I need to remind myself to actually submit something every once in a while! 🙂

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