Upcoming Program

Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:00 AM

Sell Your Books at Thornebrook!

The Writers Alliance of Gainesville has been invited to participate in the 2015 Thornebrook Village Art Festival, Saturday and Sunday, October 10-11. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, WAG authors may sell their works at this event, which will feature 130 artists. If you are a WAG author and wish to participate, contact Wendy Thornton. Two or more WAG members will “man” the WAG booth at all times and are…  Read More

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Sunday, October 11, 2015 2:30 PM
NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, takes place internationally every November. Past participants will tell us about their experiences with this fun, go-for-it approach to creative writing. On November 1, professional and amateur writers from around the world will begin working toward the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m., on November 30. More than 300,000 people participate in the friendly challenge. The prize for finishing is finishing, and anyone can win. The panel will…  Read More

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Sunday, September 13, 2015 2:30 PM
by Elaine Beem Robinson “Writing sells after the book presentation attracts the buyer.” The buyer must be attracted somehow to the book before he looks inside. This was just one suggestion from illustrator, author, and publisher Mark Wayne Adams, who spoke to a packed audience at the September meeting of the Writers Alliance of Gainesville. Mark began his career as an illustrator in the third grade, marketing his own drawings to friends. In high school, his target for success was…  Read More

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I used to write alone. I wasn’t unhappy about it. But since I joined WAG, I have a community of colleagues who provide support, feedback, encouragement and education. My colleagues in WAG make my writing less solitary.



Robin Ingle on Maintaining Motivation to Finish a Novel

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