Tag Archives: Writing Tips

Louise Glück – Featured Poet in “Poets and Writers”

Louise Glück is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet that is featured in the October issue of “Poets & Writers.” If you don’t read the magazine, you might want to consider starting — it is full of all that might interest any … Continue reading

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How All Good Writing Keeps Us in Suspense

June 11th, 6:30 – 8:30pm  at Hatt Hall in Napa River Inn Composing a Real Nail Biter: How All Good Writing Keeps Us in Suspense Join New York Times best-selling author Lisa Brackmann (Rock Paper Tiger) for a discussion on how … Continue reading

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Writing Workshop In Positano – Sirenland 2014

Writers need and crave feedback. Writing is normally a solitary act — writers sit over their computers or pads of paper agonizing over word use and story content. When we get done with a first draft we normally set it … Continue reading

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Author JC Miller – March 12

Join Napa Valley Writers for an evening with JC (Jeanne) Miller. The Napa Valley Writers Club hosts author JC (Jeanne) Miller, the author of Vacation published in April 2013, and On the Brink of Nora, originally published by California Writers Club, Redwood Branch. She holds … Continue reading

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Submitting to Contests

Writers can spend a lot of time and money submitting their work. Often we submit to contests. Winning any contest can be a positive addition to your resume. Winning a prestigious contests can help catapult your career forward in profound … Continue reading

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Dani Shapiro – A Wise Writer On Writing

Dani Shapiro is best known for her novels and memoirs, but she has recently published a new book on the craft of writing called, STILL WRITING. The is a fantastic book. Her empathic grasp of the struggles every writer faces … Continue reading

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Speed-Date With A Publishing Professional

The series kicks off Tuesday, Dec. 3, with “Speed-Dating with a Publishing Professional.” Writers can arrange to get one-on-one attention from an Editor at Fearless Books, Sari Friedman, MFA, getting quick and supportive advice and feedback on how to develop … Continue reading

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