Berkley Mystery Writing One Day Intensive Workshop

BERKELEY MYSTERY WRITING INTENSIVE A ONE-DAY WORKSHOP ON SATURDAY, APRIL 18 How did a Berkeley mom with twins write a first novel nominated for an Edgar? What does a San Francisco writer do to create page-turning suspense? What are the most common mistakes crime novelists make when they create fictional cops and P.I.’s? Join crime fiction writers Cornelia Read, David Corbett, Juliet Blackwell, Tim Maleeny, and Sophie Littlefield at the Berkeley Mystery Writing Intensive. Bay Area authors, emerging writers, and law-enforcement professionals will teach you how to polish your fiction, find an agent, and get published. The $140 Registration fee … Continue reading Berkley Mystery Writing One Day Intensive Workshop

Emergency Funds for Writers

Carnegie Fund for Authors Emergency assistance to needy writers who have commercially published at least one book of reasonable length which has received reader acceptance. Carnegie Fund for Authors 1 Old Country Rd. Carle Place, NY 11514   Authors League Fund The Fund gives open-ended, interest-free, no-strings-attached loans to professional writers and dramatists who find themselves in financial need because of medical or health-related problems, temporary loss of income or other misfortune. The Authors League Fund 31 East 32nd Street, 7th Floor New York, NY 10016 (phone) 212-268-1208 (fax) 212-564-5363 Email: staff@authorsleaguefund.org Website: http://www.authorsleaguefund.org   The PEN Writers Fund Emergency … Continue reading Emergency Funds for Writers

Employment/Jobs for Week 10/05/2008

PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST Location Las Vegas, NV http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=76101723&aid=27015391-2698&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — This permanent position serves as a Public Affairs Specialist for the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Southern Nevada Field Office, Nevada Fire Management Zone, and the Southern Nevada Agency Partnership (SNAP). SNAP is an interagency partnership among the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that was established to coordinate management of public lands in Southern Nevada. These offices respond to numerous complex and controversial issues such as endangered species, Federal projects, habitat conservation and restoration, environmental contaminants, … Continue reading Employment/Jobs for Week 10/05/2008