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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Thanks to all who turned out for our 49 Writers Open Mic and Volunteer Appreciation event last night, with special thanks to volunteers Eric Larson and Debbie Moderow for hosting.  Good fun!  And remember there’s open studio this Sunday, November 13, from 1 to 4 pm at the 49 Writers Café at Out North, 3800 …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Readers are weighing in on the best worst writing in our Third Annual “Ode to a Dead Salmon” contest, thanks to a nice write-up in Wednesday’s Anchorage Daily News .  It’s not too late: you have until Monday, August 15 to vote.  Check out our three finalists and pick your favorite in our sidebar poll. A …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

It’s free, it’s fun, and you could win a Ray Troll t-shirt. That’s our Ode to a Dead Salmon bad writing contest www.odetoadeadsalmon.blogspot.com . But the pressure is on: entries must be emailed to 49writingcenter@gmail.com by midnight on Sunday, August 7. Check out the competition and the rules at www.odetoadeadsalmon.blogspot.com and give us your best …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Registration is open for these 49 Writing Center March courses: Graphic Novel with Lee Post starts March 7th. Alaskan Screenwriting 101 with Don Rearden starts March 15th. A two-hour clinic, Publishing in the Literary Marketplace with Ronald Spatz, takes place March 26. Also: 49 Writers and the 49 Alaska Writing Center are asking writers, readers, …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Congratulations to our own Deb Vanasse, Program Director for 49 Writers, who is one of three winners in the Guide to Literary Agents “Dear Lucky Agent” contest for literary fiction. Agent judge Lindsey Clemons of Larsen-Pomada Literary Agents selected Deb based on an excerpt from her current novel-in-progress. The winners receive a free year of …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Remember the 49 Writers First Friday book signing from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. tonight at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art, 427 D St. in Anchorage.  Deb Vanasse will be signing read-aloud titles for young readers (Under Alaska’s Midnight Sun, Totem Tale, Alaska Animal Babies) and books for older readers (Amazing Alaska, ages 7-10; A Distant Enemy, …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

A reminder to writers in Southeast Alaska: 49 Writers is headed your way, and we’d love to meet with you at one of our no-host Writers Gatherings. Come catch the excitement, tell us about your writing, and share ideas about how we can better serve your area. In Ketchikan: Monday, Nov. 15, 4:30-5:30 pm at The …

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