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What Writers Must Know About Finding & Working with Representation Today – Monday, April 29

IWOSC’S ANNUAL AGENTS PANEL — Got Rep? Agents Update 2013: What Writers Must Know About Finding & Working with Representation Today Monday, April 29, 2013 7:30 SHARP to 9 p.m. (Schmoozing follows) SOLD OUT – Sorry, reservations are closed as … Continue reading

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Two Publishing Pros to Offer Fiction Writing Bootcamp May 3-5 in Santa Barbara

Two literary insiders team up to help budding authors craft novels that will catch the eye of agents and publishers. Shelly Lowenkopf and Toni Lopopolo began the bootcamps in 2010 in the Santa Barbara/Ventura area. The latest edition is “Bare … Continue reading

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Monday, April 1: Don’t Get FOOLED! THE FUTURE OF PUBLISHING

Toni Lopopolo speaks to the Independent Writers of Southern California on Monday, April 1, 7:30 pm, Veterans Memorial Bldg., 4117 Overland Ave. at Culver Blvd., Culver City. According to Andre Schiffrin, former head of Pantheon Books, “The publishing world has … Continue reading

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Carl Sagan Quote About Books

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Ventura County Writers Weekend – Nov 3 & 4

Two Days of Education for Writers of All Genres Seven information-packed seminars over two full days will feature leading Southern California publishing professionals discussing today’s hot topics. Speakers include: literary agents, publishers, book publicists, published authors, social media experts, book shepherds, … Continue reading

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Coming Soon–The Hollyweird Series by Toni’s client E.Van Lowe

The official publication date of the first in the Hollyweird book series is set.  August 30th is the release date for The Zombie Always Knocks Twice by E.Van Lowe. Author, Amanda Ashby says “I love everything about this fabulous, funny, snarky … Continue reading

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Susan Setteducato’s Reflections on Editing

By Susan Setteducato “The best writing is re-writing.”- E.B White, Elements of Style After I finished the first draft of my first novel (now Book Three in the McCool Saga) I began sending out queries. I had 600 pages, I … Continue reading

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