Whatcom Writers and Publishers – A Writers Group for Whatcom County and Bellingham Washington

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Take today for example fortunately I have an excellent book by my new friend and fellow author C.A.. Knudsen. Book one of his Janus Unfolding series called Emergence. It's about the new advanced humans. Am loving it and my mind is busy refreshing itself. ... See MoreSee Less

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Open Call for Submissions!!

Film Is Truth is Bellingham’s premier local film archive. With a collection of over 15,000 titles and almost 20 years of commitment to film preservation under our belt, we are now taking submissions for the launch of our blog with an emphasis on the scholarly and engaging. We will be taking anything from non-fiction/fiction essays, prose, poetry, art, videos and scholarly essays about film. This call is open to current undergrad, post-grad English and Film students as well as the general public. We will be accepting previously published material. Contributors will gain exposure for their work and a chance to be published in an exciting new medium while supporting the independent arts community in Bellingham. All submissions can be sent to filmistruthblog@gmail.com.
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Anyone open to a coffee or meet up tonight at the Sheraton or tomorrow morning for breakfast?

As a new member ( from Canada) of this amazing WATCOM writers and publishers group, I have not yet met people, and am feeling a bit shy to go into the Chanticleer conference tomorrow. I have not been to the conference before either.

If you are interested, please message me. Thanks so much.
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We won! I am so excited I have to crow about it. (The Chanticleer Book Review people are going to boo me off the stage for that!) Giggle.

My book, Decoding the Butterfly Promise and I won the Chanticleer Book Review award for the category of Legends & Lore.

We won first in our category and are now in line for the overall winner of the Paranormal Category to be announced at the Chanticleer Authors Conference 2016 this coming weekend.
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Greetings folks, just a quick reminder about the blogging course I'm teaching this Saturday at Whatcom Community College. If you've been thinking about blogging but haven't decided, this would be a good course for you. I address issues pertinent to writers especially. :) Here's the blurb:

Express your opinions, build a community, and promote your work through blogging. In this hands-on workshop, we'll use Google's Blogger program to create your blog from start to finish! Instructor Dawn Groves--author and active blogger--will cover the differences between WordPress and Blogger, search engine optimization (SEO), inbound vs. outbound links, RSS, and valuable tips to help your blog stand out. Prerequisite: You must have a Gmail account set up; bring your log-in information to class. If you already have content, bring it on a flash drive.
Dates:
April 30, 2016
Meets:
Sa : 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:
WCC - Foundation Building 101J
Instructor:
Dawn Groves
Fee:
$89

Notes:
Lunch break provided. If you already have content, Dawn invites you to bring it on a flash drive.

!! Please have a Gmail account set up prior to class; bring GMAIL log in info to class. !!
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The Bellingham Cozy Corner is closing and in order to reduce the number of books they need to carry to the Ferndale store all books are $1 and Children's books are 50 cents. ... See MoreSee Less

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Pamela Beason on the Whatcom Wordsmith! ... See MoreSee Less

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Author AC Fuller has organized this scholarship fund for two of his students at Northwest Indian College to go to this year's PNWA conference. Donation rewards include signed copies of books by Rob Slater, Sharon Anderson, myself, and other authors in our region.

Please considering throwing in a few dollars to help two deserving students get to PNWA this year.
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