Lynn: 49 Writers Weekly Roundup!

We’re post-equinox now in Alaska, and the increasing light boosts everyone’s energy. If you’re a writer itching to get out there and do something during these fabulous spring days, you’re in luck. There’s lots to do in Alaska, and beyond, in the upcoming weeks and months. Though she’s not exactly replaceable, I’m happy to fill […]

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Linda: 49 Writers Weekly Roundup

As you read this, I’m heading overseas on a personal working holiday (with opportunities to promote Alaskan writers) in Austria (which has no kangaroos: they even sell a postcard asserting this). The adventure will culminate in a weekend in Krakow with none other than Alaskan writer Kathleen Tarr. While I’m gone, the roundup will be

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49 Writers Weekly Roundup

2013 Write-a-thon: TODAY’S THE DAY! So far we have raised $6,682, thanks to our 34 participants and their 183 supporters. It’s not too late to sign up: online registration is $10 and on-site registration will be $30. To register, just go to our FirstGiving webpage and click Join Now. All donations are greatly appreciated. If

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Tonight’s main event: First Friday, April 5, 7:00pm, Crosscurrents with visiting writer Nancy Zafris and Fairbanks author Frank Soos at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center (7th Avenue entrance), who will discuss The Short Story: Alive and Well? Check out Nancy’s blog post earlier this week about Stories That Matter. There is still one slot

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

A HUGE thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of our 2012 Write-a-thon! We are profoundly grateful to our writers and fundraisers, our donors, our business sponsors, and the wonderful volunteers who came together to stage this event. Altogether 75 people registered this year, with 45 writers raising $7,499 from 219 donors –

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

There’s only one thing on our mind today here at 49 Writers…WRITE-A-THON WRITE-A-THON WRITE-A-THON! Fundraising has really gained momentum in the last few days and we stand a good chance of meeting and exceeding our goal of $6,000. As Friday dawns, we have 44 participants registered for the event and several planning to register on

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If you’ve been reading this blog, you know we’ve already invited you to support our write-a-thon, by registering, or by donating to someone who is participating (see sidebars at right). But even if you’re not write-a-thon-ing with us, you are invited to a very special and uproarious write-a-thon afterparty. If you attended last year, you

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