Saturday, August 13, 2011

Issue #30

Good Day Writers!

Monday’s meeting at Saxby’s Coffee Lounge 6:30-8:30Pm. 72 Horizon Ridge Parkway @ Horizon off the 95fwy.

Latest publishing buzz, Facebook bought Push Pop Press. Facebook doesn’t plan on launching into the e-book publishing world. From my reading it sounds like they wanted the rights to the software to integrate into Facebook. This will be an interesting story to follow.

The 10th Annual FundsforWriters Essay Contest seeks nonfiction
submissions. First prize $400. Five additional cash prizes.
Zero entry fee and $5 entry fee categories. Theme: Diligence.
Limit 750 words. Email submissions only.
Guidelines at

Editor open for services you can check out. Ashley’s Freelance Editing

Just a reminder membership dues have to be paid by August 31,2011 to continue your membership. Dues are $40.00 per year, from August 1, – July 31. After August 31 you will be removed from the Yahoo members only group page and bio removed from the website.

HWG member Judy McFadden was interviewed on Vegas Morning Blend. Check it out!  Congratulations on your continued success with Life with McDuff Judy!

Interested in Romance Writers local chapter meetings.

Also, Las Vegas will host the Erotica Authors Association this September

Cookbook submissions for members and short story additions to the HWG Cookbook now due. Contact Jo. The cookbook sales are a fundraiser for Henderson Writers Group Student Writing Contest (details below). A scholarship and prize money awarded for the student winners. Contest open to middle grade thru college students. College entrants, student ID required if your story is accepted.

Copperfield Review a local literary company, is open for submissions. Check out Meredith is also on our Facebook Group page.

The HWG facebook page is open to any and all writers of all genres and locations. A place to network with other writers and announcement of what’s new. Invite your fellow writers today. 

Don’t forget to send your brags and announcements email Teresa.

HWG subscribes to Writers Digest, Writer Magazine, and Poets & Writers. We also have an extensive how-to library. If you are a member and would like to check out reading material contact HWG Librarian Judy Logan.

Have a great week!!

Until next week,

Teresa Watts


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Upcoming Events & Places for Writers & Readers

At the Henderson Writers Group we support education and events around the Las Vegas Valley

Las Vegas Writers Conference

April 18-20, 2013

Annual Student Writing Contest

The Henderson Writers Group is serious about educating writers. We believe that our youth, specifically students, are the place to start. To further these efforts we have established this writing contest to award scholarships to the best of these budding authors.
See Website for details & submission guidelines.

Vegas Valley Book Festival

Clark County Nevada Libraries