Two aspects of Saturday’s meeting stick with me today as I reflect. One, it was smaller and somehow more intimate and personal. And perhaps because of that, several people mentioned challenges they’re facing in life. I was moved by their candor, and by the warmth they received from the group. This is the richness of the Guild, to my mind. (more…)
Hi everybody, Lynne Spreen here with your monthly Guild meeting wrap-up. Forty-six people attended our February 25, 2017 “conversation” at the Hemet Public Library. (more…)
What an amazing kickoff to our new year. Forty-eight people attended the Hemet Public Library for our first meeting, and half of them joined as members. We rely on your generous support to keep the lights on, so thank you!
Here’s a quick rundown of the main topics covered, with links to handouts. (more…)
In this new world of publishing, it’s easy to make a mistake when you go to choose a publisher. In this post by publishing expert Jane Friedman (who I know and trust), you’ll learn many valuable tips to avoid being sold a bill of goods. To read the complete post, click here: What is a Hybrid Publisher?
If you’re anything like me, a small part of you (or let’s be real, a large part) hates networking situations with a passion, especially forced networking situations. (more…)
Do you ever get frustrated, thinking that you will never find time to write? Wrong. Once upon a time, I wrote 50,000 words in one month, even in spite of holiday travel. Here’s how. (more…)
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At our meetings, we don't do lectures. We do conversations. Here's an example. Continue reading →
The DVWG is growing. We see ourselves as a gathering place where Inland writers can visit with each other while learning more about the craft…