Tuesday, October 30, 2012

FutureCycle Press giveaways

Win a Free Copy of For One Who Knows How to Own Land

FutureCycle Press is running two promotions (one through Goodreads and one through Kindle) that make it possible for you to win not only a copy of Scott Owens' latest book of poems but also copies of every book they published in 2012 as well as former winners and finalists. Here are the details from FutureCycle.

FutureCycle Press Goodreads Giveaways

Enter to win a paperback copy of each of the 2012 FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize contenders (November 1 to December 29) and former winners and finalists (ending November 1) on Goodreads (http://goo.gl/oJlNs). While you're at it, join the FutureCycle group to engage with the poets, discuss their books, and get news about calls for submission and other press activities.

FutureCycle Press Free Kindle Days

Between now and the end of the year, FutureCycle Press is running the following free promotions for ebooks published by our press. If you have a Kindle (http://goo.gl/nYklr) or one of the Kindle reading apps for your computer or other device, add these wonderful books to your digital library (http://goo.gl/w5W19). Bookmark this link; it will always show you which Kindle editions we are giving away, now and in the future, as well as new editions as they come out.

"Odd Saturdays": 2012 FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize Contenders
On the first and third Saturdays of November and December, the ten books contending for this year's book prize and honorarium are featured. Our judges will announce the winner sometime in early 2013.

Which do you think should win the prize? Now there's no reason not to read them all: Richard Carr, Dead Wendy; Joan Colby, Dead Horses; Robert Collins, Naming the Dead; J. P. Dancing Bear, The Abandoned Eye; Caroline Hagood, Lunatic Speaks; Pat Hanahoe-Dosch, Fleeing Back; Paul Hostovsky, Hurt Into Beauty; Scott Owens, For One Who Knows How to Own Land; Amy Riddell, Bullets in the Jewelry Box; Don Schofield, Before Kodachrome.

December 29: All Our Books, Chapbooks, and Anthologies!
Thirty-three of them. That's right. Take a look at the excellent work we've published and make sure it's on your digital library shelf: http://goo.gl/Ls44X. We wish you a very happy 2013!

P.S. Feel free to forward this email to anyone you wish, share the info on your blog, and mention us on your social networks. We want the exceptional work we are publishing to be read and shared. If you feel so inclined, please rate and honestly review our books on Goodreads and Amazon. We and our authors have worked very hard to bring these books to you, so please help us share them with the world. And if you are a poet or flash fiction writer, check out what we are currently reading (http://goo.gl/hKcdD).

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Saturday, October 27, 2012

Writers Circle classes 2013

CreateSpace self-publishing class, October 27 cancelled due to illness of instructor

Writers Circle hopes to hold this class at a later date, possibly next year.

Writers Circle schedules no classes from November - April. If you are a writer or teacher of writing, and want to teach a class in 2013, contact us by email:  nightwriter0302@yahoo.com.

Check out the Schedule page on this blog to see classes as they are listed on the 2013 Calendar.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Saturday afternoon
October 27, 1:00 - 4:00

Ronda Birtha –  

Self-publishing Using Amazon's CreateSpace
We will discuss how and why it may be useful, how it has benefited authors, and how cost-effective it may be, as it has a "built-in" advertising infrastructure. Discussion on E-books.

$25.00 registration fee
Now taking registrations for this class. Mail your check to Writers Circle, 581 Chatuge Lane, Hayesville, NC 28904

Ronda knows her stuff and is passionate about helping others learn.  She's practical, fun and nice too. … Karen Holmes

 I gained valuable social networking information through a class taught at Writer's Circle by Ronda Birtha, a teacher in best sense -- easy to learn from, informed and patient.        Maren O. Mitchell

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Full Class for Will Wright's Poetry workshop

Writers Circle hosted Will Wright, poet, editor, and more, from the Atlanta area. We had a full class of poets, some who had never published their work and some with awards and a long history of publications.

The students participated, asked questions and presented wonderful discussion on the sheaf of poems Will gave us to read and talk about.

The young, but experienced poet, had several of his collections with him and also the latest anthology he has published.
I chose his first collection, Dark Orchard, winner of 2005 Texas Review Breakthrough Poetry Contest and Night Field Anecdote, published by Louisiana Literature Press. Both books are acclaimed by outstanding poets and Will is compared with Theadore Roethke and Robert Penn Warren.Wright co-edits an anthology series The Southern Poetry Anthology. 

We will certainly ask Will Wright to come back to Writers Circle next year.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Bring Anything but Poetry to This Class

Four Week Writing Workshop with Glenda Beall


If you write fiction, non-fiction, true stories or anything that is not poetry, this workshop will help your writing.

The class meets two hours each Wednesday afternoon, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. beginning October 17 - November 7.
Bring your short stories, your memoirs, your flash fiction, and we will work on them together. Polish and submit your short pieces.

E-mail: Glenda, nightwriter0302@yahoo.com

Call: 828-389-4441

$25.00 for 8 hours of instruction

Glenda at Writers Circle in Hayesville
 "Hurry and register. I'm waiting for you."

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Self-Publishing Class with Ronda Birtha

What:Self-publishing Using Amazon's CreateSpace

When: Saturday afternoon
October 27, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 Where: Writers Circle - home studio of Glenda Beall - Hayesville, NC

We are taking registrations Now
Call 828-389-4441 or email nightwriter0302@yahoo.com

Ronda Birtha – Instructor
Self-publishing Using Amazon's CreateSpace

We will discuss how and why it may be useful, how it has benefited authors, and how cost-effective it may be, as it has a "built-in" advertising infrastructure. Discussion on E-books.

$25.00 registration fee
Class space is limited.