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Historian

A native Missourian, Amanda Kassner lives in north Ozark with her husband, Jarod, and son, Sam. She is in the process of writing her mystery/crime drama about a paralegal tackling a new murder case.  Besides being an avid reader, Amanda … Continue reading

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February 25 Speaker

Brian Katcher is the author of several young adult books, including ALMOST PERFECT, winner of the American Library Association’s 2011 Stonewall Book Award; PLAYING WITH MATCHES, winner of the 2011 North Carolina Young Adult Book Award, and THE IMPROBABLE THEORY … Continue reading

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How to Pitch an Article or Story to a Magazine

Originally posted on C.A. Simonson:
Pitching a story or article to a magazine or blogsite is the same as writing a query letter. There are important steps to recognize in order to get your piece first accepted, then approved,…

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January 28 Speaker

Heather Snow is an award-winning historical romance author with a degree in Chemistry. She discovered she preferred creating chemistry on the page rather than in the lab. Her romance novels are in six languages around the world and have won numerous … Continue reading

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October 22 Speaker

Writing is Kathleen’s passion, which she became serious about in 1987. Always a fan of sci-fi and romance, she loves combining the two elements into stories of passion and adventure in another time and place. She has written five futuristic … Continue reading

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