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  • From Memoir to Fiction with Susan Shapiro & Crystal-Lee Quibell

    in Writing

    Crystal-Lee Quibell will welcomes New York Times best selling author and teacher at NYU, Susan Shapiro to discuss the benefits of turning memoir into fiction and why she chose to make What’s Never Said a fiction novel.

    Susan Shapiro is an award-winning writing professor at NYU and the New School, freelancer for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, L.A. Times, and Newsweek. She's also the New York Times bestselling author of 10 books and her recently published novel What's Never Said. www.susanshapiro.net

    Crystal-Lee Quibell is an aspiring writer and book coach with a particular love for memoir. She is a champion for the written word and an obsessive book collector with a serious case of wanderlust. A self-described mermaid and witchy woman for life. Follow her travels and book publishing journey by visiting Crystal-Lee at www.crystalleequibell.com

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    From News Article to Best Selling Memoir with Aspen Matis & Crystal-Lee Quibell

    in Writing

    Crystal-Lee Quibell will interview author, Aspen Matis on how writing about her most traumatic experience for the New York Times Modern Love column led to a book deal and her best selling memoir – Girl In The Woods.

    Aspen Matis is the best-selling author of the memoir - Girl In The Woods. After being raped on her second night at college, Aspen Matis dropped out. Trekking into the desert, Aspen left her sheltered suburban life behind, searching for a way to heal. Inspired by the beauty and turmoil enveloping her on the trail, the author wrote poems, personal accounts, and dispatches from her tent. After moving to New York City, she published a popular account of her experiences in The New York Times’ Modern Love column to outstanding praise, which led to this memoir. She now lives in Greenwich Village, where she's finishing her degree at The New School and working on her next novel. You can find her on her website at www.aspen-matis.com

    Crystal-Lee Quibell is an aspiring writer and book coach with a particular love for memoir. She is a champion for the written word and an obsessive book collector with a serious case of wanderlust. A self-described mermaid and witchy woman for life. Follow her travels and book publishing journey by visiting Crystal-Lee at www.crystalleequibell.com

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    Writing In Stone

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    IndieReview Behind The Scenes The Writing Corner!

    in Entertainment

    Hello Everyone!

    Today join in (The Writing Corner)...as Author CP Bialois gives tips and techniques that can be used by all who takes the craft of writing seriously.The novice gains needed guidance on getting their ideas down on paper and producing a strong first draft.The more experienced writer receives tips on how to polish that manuscript.

    ABOUT AUTHOR CP BIALOIS: CP Bialois completed his first full-length novel, Call of Poseidon, in 2007. Armed with a finished product, Bialois began working on another book, The Sword and the Flame, unsure of what he would ultimately be doing with either.

    As with many others in the later part of the first decade of the 2000’s, he found himself out of work and looking into new options. Over the next two years, he would spend most days at the library, completing an additional half-dozen works..

    CP Bialois is also active in several South Florida writing groups, as well as the online writercommunity.

    Contact: Website http://cpbialois.webs.com/

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    Tips for Writing a Winning Sweet Romantic Short Story Quickly

    in Writing

    Cohosts, Wendy Dewar Hughes and Suzanne Lieurance, give tips for writing a winning sweet romantic story in just a few days.

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    Nonprofit Coach: Cheryl Kester & Karen Cassidy: Writing to Win Federal Grants

    in Social Networking

    He lectures around the world but now is here for you. From the latest in charity news, technology, fundraising and social networking, Ted Hart and his guests help you maneuver to greater levels of efficiency and fundraising success.  PAGE 2 GUEST EXPERT: Cheryl Kester (CFRE) is Principal of The Kester Group, a grants consulting firm specializing in assisting education, non-profit, public-safety, health care and county/municipal clients across the nation in winning state and federal grants. She has helped secure more than $123 million in funding from grants and contracts. The firm also serves as an external evaluator. She is co-author of Writing to Win Federal Grants and the accompanying Writing to Win Federal Grants Workbook published by CharityChannel Press with Karen Cassidy, GPC, is Principal of Governmental Grant Professionals, LLC, a firm focused on the successful development, management and evaluation of programs in the education, health and human service, and public sectors. With more than 24 years of experience, Karen has raised in excess of $250 million for projects benefitting communities around the globe. She is a member of the Grant Professionals Association and presently sits on their Board of Directors. 

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    The Power of Writing Things Down in order to Get What You Want

    in Self Help

    In this episode Dionne Adessa: Author/Writer, Self-Love Coach, Style Influencer & Inspirational Speaker talks about the power behind writing things down and goal setting.  She shares the secrets that she learned along the way to Rising in Love with Herself in order for you to do the same.  After this episode you will have gained powerful insight, tools and knowledge to begin to create the life on your own terms.  

    P.S. - Make sure to have a pen and some paper handy for you will definitely want to jot down notes

    Rise in Love!

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    Writing Royalty Radio-"Growing up Raw..."

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    Writing Royalty Radio-"Growing up Raw..."

    Special Guests: Singer Shari Clark and Author C. Nathaniel Brown

    We Will Talk About how your environment shape your craft and how you interact with the world..

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    Mandee Sears | Memoir Writing

    in Writing

    Hi there! Welcome to my blog about Writing Life Story. Putting your experiences and stories down on paper is one of my passions. If you are interested in writing life story too, join me on the journey of discovery, learning and the how-to's of memoir writing. Check back often and comments are always welcome. Mandee

    According to Free Dictionary dot com, memoir is defined as:

    1. An account of the personal experiences of an author.
    2. An autobiography. Often used in the plural.
    3. A biography or biographical sketch.
    4. A report, especially on a scientific or scholarly topic.
    5. memoirs The report of the proceedings of a learned society.

    The members of Extreme Writing Now have been receiving memoir prompts on a weekly basis since July 2010, when Kim Ort started to give us prompts, and continues into 2011 under the astute guidance of Mandee Sears.

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