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Saturday , April 29 , 2017
Resources for Writers and Other Creative People

Below is a calendar of upcoming events, meetings and happenings that are relevant to writers in the Sierra and Northern California. Please send submissions to info@PlacerGoldWriters.org which will be added to the calendar (at the sole discretion of the website committee.)  

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Conferences / Classes / Events
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Writing Tips / Tools / Theory

Writing: Five Common Mistakes
Posted by Patrick Witz on 7/24/2016 1:40:25 AM

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Writing: Many Characters Should Be Gray
Posted by Patrick Witz on 7/24/2016 12:46:42 AM

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Writing: Never "Name" an Emotion - Show vs Tell
Posted by Patrick Witz on 7/24/2016 12:13:59 AM

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Writing: Showing vs Telling - What's the Difference?
Posted by Patrick Witz on 7/23/2016 11:39:33 PM

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When you buy a book...
Posted by Eva Dunn on 6/29/2016 4:09:07 PM

...you are buying more than a story.

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Editing
Posted by Patrick Witz on 3/2/2016 6:07:00 PM

Writer's Conference Editing Tips
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The Writer's Diet
Posted by David Loofbourrow on 2/25/2016 4:22:26 PM

Here is a great on-line tool that lets you know if your writing is too "fat". It will show you where you can trim some words and streamline your prose.

www.writersdiet.com

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Publishing / Marketing / Contests
Contests Contests
Free Legit Contests
Posted by Patrick Witz on 7/5/2015 2:11:00 PM

Free Writing Contests - Be Cautious of Contest Scams
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Publishing Publishing
Placer Gold Writers Ink Starts Kickstarter Funding Campaign
Posted by Patrick Witz on 9/15/2016 12:24:00 AM

Kickstarter.com Crowd Source Publishing Campaign Begins September 15, 2016 and runs through October 15, 2016 to Fund Publication of New Anthology
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To ISBN or not to ISBN
Posted by David Loofbourrow on 3/17/2016 1:48:00 PM

What we learned about ISBN that kept us from going crazy - and from making a big mistake.

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