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Free Webinar for MWA Members Saturday, March 28 - What I Can Do Today

While everyone is reeling from the drastic impact of COVID-19 on our day-to-day lives, including self-quarantines, shutdowns, the postponement of Brain to Bookshelf 2020, and the cancellation of other in-person writing events, MWA has rallied to bring a little light to our writing community. Barbar...

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ALERT: MWA Brain to Bookshelf Conference Postponed

Heeding the advice of medical professionals and with an overwhelming concern for the health and safety of our attendees, presenters, agents and staff, we are moving the conference from March 28th and 29th to a new date. We are working with our partners at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in ...

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March 2020 Notable Author: Wayne Karlin, Literary Fiction and Creative Non-fiction

Wayne Karlin, Literary Fiction and Creative Non-fiction "Imagining the world through the eyes of others connects us to each other, awakens our capacity for compassion, and enlarges our own lives.”  –  Wayne Karlin Wayne Karlin (June 13, 1945, Los Angeles, California) i...

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We Heard You: MORE AGENTS are coming to Brain to Bookshelf 2020

Great news. Due to overwhelming demand, we are bringing in MORE AGENTS on Saturday, March 28, for Brain to Bookshelf 2020, MWA's Annual Writers Conference. Because pitches and critiques SOLD OUT for Saturday, we are adding the following agents: Megan Barnard with The Jennifer De Chiara Literary...

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Conferencing 101 with Jane Friedman

Never been to a conference? Don't know what to expect or how to prepare? Publishing expert Jane Friedman covers all the nuts and bolts, with tips for newbies and veterans and speakers. Find the idea of networking daunting - check out her tips on schmoozing for introverts? Want to meet publishing pro...

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