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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 gugu 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 profe...

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February 2020 Notable Author: Alice McGill, Children's Storyteller

Alice McGill, Children's Literature "For me, writing is an expedition through life experiences.”  –  Alice McGill Alice McGill was born in the small rural town of Scotland Neck, North Carolina.  She attended a four-room school with her seven brothers and sister...

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January 2020 Notable Author: Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri

Grace Cavalieri, Poet “I get a huge energy transfusion by listening to poets read their works.” – Grace Cavalieri Grace Cavalieri (1932 - ) is an Italian American writer living in Annapolis, MD. During her 43-year career as a poet and playwright she has published 24 books, ...

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ALERT! MWA Conference Early Bird Deadline Ends Dec. 31

BRAIN TO BOOKSHELF 2020 Maryland Writers’ Association’s Annual Conference March 28-29, 2020. Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, College Park, MD REGISTER NOW for discount. Early Bird Rate Ends December 31. Two days: Each day features workshops, panels, agent pitches a...

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December 2019 Notable Maryland Author John Shields

John Shields, CHEF & Food Writer "As a small boy in Baltimore, I remember my grandmother’s excitement with each approaching season and the treasures it offered for the table.” — Chef John Shields             ...

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