Day: February 9, 2009

2009 Manuscript Contest

The Writers’ League of Texas is now accepting entries for its annual manuscript contest for unpublished fiction, creative nonfiction, children’s, and young adult books. Prize: The winner in each category meets individually with an agent or editor during the annual Writers’ League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference. For guidelines

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Publicity and Marketing

Overloaded, OverWWWebbed: What You Really Need to Know About Social Media Saturday, February 28, 2-5p with Nettie Hartsock and Jennifer Hill Robenalt How do you choose the best social-media tools that will work most powerfully for you? This class will focus on blogging and Web 2.0 social-media tips, tools, and

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The Secrets of the Agents

“Building a Better Beginning” Saturday, February 28, 9am-1pm with Brandi Bowles Guest Brandi Bowles will help writers re-evaluate the beginning of their book to craft an opening that pops, has an irresistible concept, and relays relevant background, ensuring that readers will stay hooked till the very end. Register online at

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