Tag Archive | Arizona Press Women

Read the December TypeRider here!

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.

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Tuscon-area seminar on book publishing

APWs Jane Eppinga is one of three presenters at  “A Seminar on Book Publishing” sponsored by the Arizona Authors Association.  It is free and open to the public.

A SEMINAR ON BOOK PUBLISHING
Presented by the ARIZONA AUTHORS ASSOCIATION
http://www.azauthors.com
info@azauthors.com

Learn the best and worst of traditional publishing, self-publishing and e-publishing from authors who have books published in each of these fields.

Oro Valley Library
1305 W. Naranja Dr.
Oro Valley, AZ 85737

February 8, 2014
10:00—11:30 A.M.

Jane Eppinga

Award-winning author Jane Eppinga has had numerous books traditionally published including Arizona Twilight Tales; Nogales: Life and Times on the Frontier; Images of America (series): Tombstone, Tucson, Apache Junction and Superstition Mountains; Arizona Sheriffs: Badges and Bad Men; and They Made Their Mark: An Illustrated History of the Society of Woman Geographers. She has also written more than 300 articles for both popular and professional publications.

Mike Sedgwick

Born in Hampshire, England, Mike Sedgwick has traveled extensively and lived in Wales, Belgium, Minnesota, and Arizona. He began writing fiction, mostly short stories, in the 1980s and self-published his first novel, Bramdean, in 2010 for which he won first prize in the Arizona Authors Association Literary Competition. His other books include Of Heaven & Earth, Light on a Distant Shore, and Report from Mars. Mike also writes short stories in a wide range of genres.

Susan Dawson-Cook

Susan Dawson-Cook has e-published five romantic suspense novels under the pseudonym Sabrina Devonshire. Her books include Water Swimmer; Message from Viola Mari; Dangerous Descent (Love in the Labyrinths, Book 1); The Unseen (Love in the Labyrinths, Book 2); and Seaside Seduction. Her latest e-book, Never Let You Go, was released last month. As a certified fitness professional, she is a contributing editor to American Fitness magazine and often authors for Swimmer and The Romance Writers Report.

2014 Communications Contest

The Communications Contest page has been updated with instructions for uploading your submissions. This year entries from APW members will be electronically submitted. Arizona will participate in the At Large group for one more year. For more information see Communications Contest.

Williams to speak on Internet research

Speaker for the Nov 21 APW meeting.

Speaker for the Nov 21 APW meeting.

Arizona Press Women invites you to attend a presentation by writer Harriet Williams, shown here, about researching historical topics on the Internet at the monthly meeting of Arizona Press Women at11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. The meeting is open to the public at Bluewater Grill, 1720 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix 85016. Fee is $15 for APW members, $20 for non-members, which includes lunch. RSVP by Nov. 18 to Barbara Lacy, 480-620-1358, or to apw.reservations@gmail.com.

Williams has written the colorful history of a little-known street in lower Manhattan, called Extra Place. She researched its 300-year story completely on the Internet, using techniques that she will share in her talk. Williams, retired and a Scottsdale resident, moved from central Ohio to New York City after attending college in Middlebury, VT. She was a computer programmer and also did research for the sales staff AT&T in New York, Los Angeles and Phoenix.

August 2013 TypeRider

This is another packed issue of TypeRider. Click on the link to read:  August_2013_APW_NEWSLETTER

Inside, read all about the upcoming NFPW Conference to be held Aug. 21 through 24  at the Marriott City Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The tentative agenda of speakers is listed – it’s quite a line up. Brenda Warenka gives us the lowdown on the  Apple conspiracy to fix eBook prices in her “Writing and the Law” column.  Brenda also tells us more about APW member Arlene Sadev Uslander, a very prolific writer. You won’t want to miss all the writing events coming up. There is a smorgasbord to choose from. And see what members Patricia Myers and Jaimie Hall Bruzenak have been up to.

The deadline for the September issue is August 21. Send submissions, photos and art to Lynda Exley at exlent@aol.com.

Reminder – deadline for writers’ retreat coming up

The time to take advantage of discounted registration fees for the writers’ retreat up in the cool pines of Payson will end on June 26. Join us on July 27 and 28 in a APW_Merritt_Centerlovely setting. Kick start your creativity, write, paint, hike or relax. The $95 fee is a real steal; it includes a room plus four meals, water and snacks. The retreat is sponsored by the Rim Country District. Read the  recent blog entry for more information.

APW Writers’ Retreat near Payson- July 27-28

You are invited to attend an APW Writers’ Retreat in the cool pine country near Payson, at the Merritt Lodge, July 27-28. Enjoy an overnight stay that includes 4 meals for a discounted rate of $95 (for reservations made by June 26). APW_Merritt_Center
Bring a friend or spouse and mingle with writers, artists and other creative people. You can enjoy some R&R in this scenic, peaceful setting, or opt for guided activities geared to boost creativity and explore new opportunities.
See APW Rim District website for more photos, details and to download a registration form. You can also contact Carol Osman Brown via email: carolosmanbb@gmail.com  or call 928-468-9269 or contact Gail Hearne at 928-472-7132.