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Attention, Published Writers

Seeking places to promote and sell your book? Frank Hall, organizer of the Madison Author Fair, is seeking 100 authors for the 2015 event, to be held April 4 in Madison, Indiana. Email Frank at Frank@thatbookplace.com and pass along the Facebook link to writers you know.

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Word Nerds Unite

  Weird Al Yankovic has penned an anthem for all of us who love words and hate word crimes—from misuse of “it’s” to substituting numbers for words in texting, and abysmal spelling. Check it out! (Caveat: don’t watch it if you are easily offended.)  

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Out of Estrogen

Those who attended the Women Who Write workshop last year will recall George Ella Lyon’s poem, “Where I’m From.” Check out the blog of WWW member Charlotte Whitty, Out of Estrogen, for her delightful New Orleans version of “Where I’m From.”

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How Many of Time’s List of Female Authors Have You Read?

  By Susan E. Lindsey Time magazine recently published a list of “female authors you should be reading.” The list includes: Donna Tartt (The Goldfinch), Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie (Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah), Eleanor Catton (The Rehearsal and The Luminaries), Edwidge Danticat (Breath, Eyes, Memory and The Dew Breaker), Emma Donoghue (Room and Frog Music), Louise Erdrich ...

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Monthly Meeting, First Thursday of the Month

All women who write or aspire to write are invited to the monthly meetings of Women Who Write. These meetings offer women writers the opportunity to meet, read and critique, share ideas, and create new work. Meetings are on the first Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. They are usually held at the Highlands-Shelby Park Library reading ...

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