Thanks to editor Lynda Exley, our January, 2016 issue – the first of 2016 – is here! Read about the December holiday parties and an intriguing article, “Do words, gemstones have anything in common?” by Marion E. Gold. Three APW districts are holding meetings this month so be sure to mark them on your calendar. You’ll find several APW members presenting elsewhere and many writing events to inspire you and add to your knowledge coming up this month and beyond. If you are considering participating in the 2nd Payson Book Festival, read more about it and act soon before all available author tables are gone! Information on the NFPW Communication Contest is also included.
Read the December, 2015 issue of TypeRider is here. Editor Lynda Exley has done another fine job of sharing our news! Look for information about the district holiday parties. You’ll find reports on meetings plus all sorts of writing events coming up. And, for state-only members, your application for renewal (or to join) is on the last page. Print it out and mail it and your check as instructed. NFPW/AZ members can renew online or see “Join” under the About tab for a form and instructions.
If you haven’t read the October, 2015 TypeRider, click on the link to do so. It’s another information-filled issue. Find out what events are coming up in Central, Colorado and Rim Country Districts. Brenda Warneka reports and has pictures of the NFPW Convention in Anchorage in September. Catch up with other members and peruse the long list of writing events coming up.
Another fine issue from editor Lynda Exley. Read the September, 2015 TypeRider, chock full of good information. Meet our members who will be listed in the AZ Speaks directory and available to give talks to schools, Road Scholar program attendees and at other venues. We are honored to have five members participate.
In this issue, you’ll also meet also this year’s scholarship winner, Melina Casillas. There the guidelines for entering ONEBOOKAZ writing contest as well as how to participatie as an author in the Tucson Festival of Books next March. Colorado River District member, Liz Mastin, contributed “Joy of Prosody: Joy of Rhyming!” If you’re not familiar with prosody, you’ll want to read all about it. And, there’s more. Click on the link, September, 2015, to read this issue.
The August, 2015 issue of the TypeRider is out! It’s 18 pages and full of photos from the first Payson Book Festival. The hard-working committee garnered all sorts of publicity resulting in an attendance of more than 500 people. Great turnout for a first-time event! See editor Lynda Exley’s attractive layout of photos contributed by several people and read the report.
Also in this issue, a report from the Board Meeting held the evening before, NFPW 2015 Communications Contest winners, and the winners of the June Payne Memorial Journalism Scholarship. Find out what members have been up to and peruse a long list of upcoming APW and writing events.