2018 Writer’s Conference Contest Winners
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2018 Writer’s Conference Contest Winners

Congrats to everyone on their winning submissions to our 2018 Writer’s Conference!  Here is the list of winners, some of which have received contracts for publication!   Flash Fiction WINNER: Maeve Maddox, “Priorities” 1st Runner-Up: Storme Maynard, “Shooter” 2nd Runner-Up: Nancy Hartney, “One Clean Shot”   Poetry WINNER: Shari Heinrich, “Forever” 1st Runner-Up: Karen Jo…

What you don’t know is hurting your writing career…
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What you don’t know is hurting your writing career…

Thousands upon thousands of people are interested in writing–everything from books to blogs to memoirs to articles.  You name it, tons of people have thought about writing it.  And you’ve probably heard all the statistics–how hard it is to get published. But maybe you haven’t heard the other part to that statement–because here it is…the…

A Writer’s Conference Can Change Your Life
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A Writer’s Conference Can Change Your Life

Why are we passionate about writer’s conferences? At my first writer’s conference at University of Oklahoma, I met Kathryn Fanning. A few months later I attended her freelance writing class at the library. That led to being in her critique group, and the first thing Kathryn taught was to write what you know, which for me was: children,…

Looking for a Way to Launch Your Writing Career?
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Looking for a Way to Launch Your Writing Career?

I made my first sale to Guideposts magazine in 1986, and my next story is scheduled to run in the August issue. That’s 31 years writing for one of America’s most popular and beloved magazines. Guideposts has celebrated 71 years of continual publication and has an audience of 5,203,000 people.  Guideposts is also famous for helping hopeful writers develop their craft…