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Ready, Set, Write!

November’s National Novel Writing Month(tm) is about to begin. Gear up with inspiration from NaNoWriMo(tm) winners in this recording of our Ready, Set, Write teleclass. Our experts share their ups and downs, favorite writing apps, and their secrets for maintaining the blistering speed that propelled them across the finish line. They’ll convince you that you, too, are up to the challenge!   SaveSave

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Beth Mende Conny of Write Directions and Lifenicity will be teaching a how to write a book class via teleclass. It is called Time Management for Writers

Win the Pulitzer! Find time to write!

November newsletter — articles you won’t want to miss! How to win a Pulitzer Prize Publisher Weekly’s Top 5 bestsellers (fiction, nonfiction and children’s books) November’s inspirational meditation Writers’ pop quiz Subscribe to Write Directions monthly newsletter today!   A live WriteDirections teleclass you won’t want to miss!   Find time to write — Beth’s top 10 tips Thursday, Nov. 6, 12-1 p.m., EST $25, includes downloadable handouts You have more time to write than you think — and this […]

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Beth Mende Conny of Write Directions and Lifenicity will be teaching a how to write a book class via teleclass. It is called I Have a Great Idea for a Book - Now What?

Enroll today: “I have a great idea for a book — now what?” (teleclass)

Tuesday, Oct. 7 3-4 p.m., EST $25, includes downloadable handouts You’ve had a great idea for a book kicking around inside of you for weeks, months, maybe even years. “Tomorrow, tomorrow,” you tell yourself. You’ll have more time, money, confidence. You know the real challenge is not to finish your book but to begin it. But where, how do you do take your first step? Let this one-hour workshop show you the way. Author and […]

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Beth Mende Conny and James Hersick of Rocketfuel Design will be teaching "Self-publishing: From inspiration to publication" on Sat., April 12, 9-12 at Cowork Frederick in Frederick, MD.

Self-Publishing: From inspiration to publication

This Saturday, April 12! 9 am – 12 pm Cowork Frederick, Frederick MD $69 Register! Self-publishing is no longer fringe publishing, undertaken by wannabees who couldn’t otherwise get published. Rather, thanks to technology and the Internet, it has moved into the mainstream, allowing aspiring authors to say: “I don’t need your permission to get my message out.” Consider: the number of self-published books jumped 59 percent from 2011 to 2012. Self-publishing has advantages: You’re in […]

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Thanks! Thanks! Thanks to my first "graduating class" of the WriteDirections Institute. They graduated "Time management for writers" this Wednesday. I gave them enough tips to plan out the next few months of their work/creative lives. I'll check in with them in a few weeks to crack the whip. In the meantime, here we all are. Sitting from the top: Carol deLaski, Don DeArmon, Tom Seemes, Laurel Webster, Katherine Heerbrandt; standing left to right: Matt Edins, Lisa Booth and Kathleen Hickey. Not shown, Nancy Deyle Randall.

“Time Management for Writers” graduating class

                Thanks! Thanks to my first “graduating class” of the WriteDirections Institute. They graduated “Time management for writers” this Wednesday. I gave them enough tips to plan out the next few months of their work/creative lives. I’ll check in with them in a few weeks to crack the whip. In the meantime, here we all are. Sitting from the top: Carol deLaski, Don DeArmon, Tom Seemes, Laurel Webster, […]

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Beth Mende Conny of WriteDirections (Write Directions) seminar / workshop on Time management for writers.

Time management for writers

Wednesday, April 2, Noon – 1:30 Cowork Frederick 122 E. Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21702 Time management is thought management. Rethink and recast, and you’ll learn how to gain and sustain momentum. Momentum is critical if you want or need to write a book, article, newsletter, blog post, whatever. You can’t produce squat without it. And that means you can’t achieve your goal of using your writing to build your business, further your cause or […]

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