Next Meeting

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Sept 14th- Meeting Cancelled
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Oct 12th- Navigating the World of Writers Conferences (speaker Diana Lund)
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Nov 9th- The Secret to Becoming a Best Seller (speaker John Rehg
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Dec 14- Christmas Party (more details coming soon)

Friday, September 15, 2017

Writers Conferences and How to Pick One

For our Thursday, Oct 12th Meeting, author Diana Lund will be speaking. We'll meet at the Main Branch St. Pete Library at 6:00 PM. Networking/mingling begins at 5:30 PM. This meeting is open to the public.

Topic: Finding a Writers Conference

BIO:
DIANA LUND has been writing since she was a teenager. It started with bad poetry then progressed to lyrics for a local R&B band to creating teaching material and writing articles for a real estate magazine. Now Diana spends her time writing fiction, specifically novellas. She has attended multiple writers conferences, joined/attended a few writers groups, had a writing partner, belonged to the North Carolina Writers Association and attended its Wonderland Book Club for writers. Currently she is a member of the Florida Writers Association.



NOTE: Upcoming Conference
FWA Annual Conference
Oct 19th-22nd
Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs
350 Northlake Blvd., Altamonte Springs, Florida 32701-5297
Conference Rate: $109
To reserve at this reduced rate for any day of the conference, call 407-830-1985 and reference the Florida Writers Association.
Should you wish to share a room and costs with another conference attendee, leave a message on our Facebook page or on the FWA Network.

Whether you’re just getting started, or midway through a 400-page opus, or have published multiple books, the Florida Writers Conference is the one writers conference for you.
This year there are even more reasons why you should attend, ranging from the lineup of agents and editors from leading literary agencies and publishing houses, to our National Guest of Honor David Morrell, and Steve Berry, the Florida Writer of the Year.

TO REGISTER OR TO FIND OUT MORE DETAILS:





Wednesday, September 13, 2017

September 14th Meeting for FWA St. Pete is Cancelled

Meeting Tomorrow Cancelled

Due to Hurricane Irma's extensive reach across our state and for those who may have evacuated, who have power out, etc, the FWA St. Pete meeting is cancelled tomorrow, Sept 14th. John Rehg's presentation is being moved to our November meeting.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

What's the Secret to Becoming a Best Seller?

For our Thursday, Sept 14th Meeting, author & owner of Soul Attitude Press John Rehg will be speaking. We'll meet at the Main Branch St. Pete Library at 6:00 PM. Networking/mingling begins at 5:30 PM. This meeting is open to the public.

Topic: The Untold, Amazing, Shocking! Secret Formula for Becoming a Bestselling Author Finally Revealed

Details: Scamming the Dream - how others promise you the moon as long as you pay them. Includes an open discussion about writing and publishing.


BIO:
JOHN REHG has been writing and rewriting since 2006, after taking 30 years off to pursue a career. He's still working, fitting in writing at odd times of day or night. After getting several short stories published in various anthologies, he started his own publishing business, Soul Attitude Press, to control the revenue on his stories as well as to help others realize their dream of holding their own book in their hands. He has published his own short fiction and non-fiction, and has helped others publish their stories. His novel is currently in its second revision, which he hopes to complete this year.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Seeking New Leader for FWA St. Pete

Looking to Volunteer? Become a Writers Group Leader!

A note from WGL Bria Burton:
It's been my privilege to serve FWA as a Writers Group Leader since January 2015. As of December 1st, I will be stepping down from the position. I'm hoping that someone else will be willing to step up!
Is that you? If you (or multiple people as co-leaders) are interested in becoming the St. Pete Writers Group Leader, please email me at fwastpete@gmail.com. Or if you simply have questions about what the position entails, feel free to email me as well. There are benefits, too, like receiving a discount at the Annual FWA Conference. I can help the new person (or people) smoothly transition into the role. So don't hesitate to contact me!

Friday, July 14, 2017

A Mini-Workshop to Help Writers Get Past Stuck in August

For our Thursday, Aug 10th Meeting, author & writing mentor Heloise Jones will be speaking. We'll meet at the Main Branch St. Pete Library at 6:00 PM. Networking/mingling begins at 5:30 PM. This meeting is open to the public.

Topic:
The Writer's Block Myth: Get Past Stuck with the Evidence Journal

Details:
A mini-workshop drawn from the principles in the #1 bestselling book: “The Writer’s Block Myth - A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom.” Gain insights and tools for how to sustain your creative life through the ebb and flow of work, family, and obligations.


BIO:
HELOISE JONES is an author, speaker, and mentor for creatives. She assists writers and others getting to the heart of what they need to complete their projects & sustain their creative lives. Her background includes years of study in craft, process, & the publishing industry + fields of wisdom and experience from a host of supportive holistic tools. Most importantly, she knows all the ways writers and creatives get waylaid. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.