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INKWELL NEWSWATCH (IN)
a monthly online publication
ISSN 1712-4328

The Inkwell
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A Publishing Division of Freelance Writing Organization International

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  Julie A. Pierce

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  Annie Duguid
  Mark London
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  Anne R. Allen
  Peggy Bechko
  Helen Dunn Frame
  Char Milbrett
  Joan R. Neubauer
  Ken Robinson
  Bev Walton-Porter

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IN WRITING CONTENTS December, 2012

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Items Of INterest

NaNoWriMo Killed Her
There is a lot to learn during a writing intensive like NaNoWriMo. To get yourself schooled, take the challenge.
By Penelope Jensen


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Items Of INterest

Career Fair For Women
As a true advocate for women in the workplace, Tory Johnson often shares words of encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment through her books and on TV. She may have a career fair near you.
By Barbara Bordenave


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Global Offerings

Events - December 2007
IN provides a worldwide listing of writer-related events
By IN House Staff


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INside Services

Editing, Script, And Portfolio Site Services
The FWO-Intl with IN offers four types of services to help advance your project development and writing career.
By IN House Staff


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INside Services

Financially Support IN
Renovations abound on-site as we expand and develop - with your help, cash would add needed stability to our projects.
By IN House Staff


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INside Services

How-To In The Children's Market
Children's writing is a market that can not only be profitable but fun to work in, once you're there, especially with these excellent books on how to succeed.
By IN House Staff


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INside Services

Back To School!
All year long writers need to keep educating themselves to achieve higher goals and IN provides what you need!
By IN House Staff


INside CHUCKLES
Bill The Bard

Bill The Bard
Rob Denton and Shakespeare are on an educational break, thinking hard and learning much, but don't let that stop you from taking a moment to look at what's here in Bill's place.
By Robert Denton and Rowdy Rhodes


INside CHUCKLES
The Writer At Work

The Writer At Work
Chronicling the tribulations of writing and offering a smile to boot The Writer at Work is a pleasurable and amusing break.
By Richard Krzemien


INside CHUCKLES
Games & Puzzles

Games and Puzzles
Some of the best and toughest word games and puzzles available from the Freelance Writing Organization International.
By IN House Staff


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IN Classifieds
IN Classifieds offers up some free deals for inaugural classified acts.
By IN House Staff


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Syndication

IN Syndication Feeds Available!
Create an IN news feed page for your web site and give your users all the writing news they need.
By IN House Staff


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Classic eText Archive
Read and download classic literature collections -- absolutely no charge!
By IN House Staff


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By IN House Staff


ABOUT IN
Who's IN

The People
Take a look at the mighty crew of Inkwell Newswatch (IN), their backgrounds and what they do here for you.
By IN House Staff


ABOUT IN
What's IN

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By IN House Staff


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Editorial Calendar

INventory: Jan-Mar/07
Review our editorial calendar to see what future editions of IN will bring.
By IN House Staff


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INventory: May-Jul/07
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By IN House Staff


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INventory: Aug-Oct/07
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By IN House Staff


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INventory: Nov-Dec/07
Review our editorial calendar to see what future editions of IN will bring.
By IN House Staff


ABOUT IN
Editorial Calendar

INventory: Jan - Mar/08
Review our editorial calendar to see what future editions of IN will bring.
By IN House Staff


INside Scoop
Writing For A Living?
Julie A. PierceThe first part is doing the writing. The next part is selling it. Are you doing the first part? The FWO and IN are here to help support you with resources for markets and wisdom on how to get it done.
By Julie A. Pierce


ON THE COVER
Romantic Intrigue
JoAnn Ross For this writer, a gold star was the spark that set her pen on fire. With a strong spirit and a warm heart, this bestselling author has brought thrills, laughter, and tears to her readers. With the experience of a worman and the unhemmed imagination of a girl, JoAnn Ross delivers in every book. Here she shares some of her real-life story with IN.
By Julie A. Pierce and Rowdy Rhodes


ON THE COVER
No Safe Place (Excerpt)
No Safe Place"Nick's head nearly exploded as he crawled out of bed, laced his fingers together on top of his pounding skull and refused to flinch when the metal barrel pressed against his temple."
By JoAnn Ross


INside AUTHORS
INtroducing . . .
Author SnapshotsScientist Robert Penner is moved by stories from World War II veterans, while Sylvia Petter's imagination is simply irrepressible. Unlikely fiction authors? You decide.
By Penelope Jensen


COLUMNS
IN Her Own Write

Rewrites Without A Contract?
In Her Own WriteThere are opportunities to be had if you are willing to make revisions and rewrite your novel according to an agent's requests. However, if you can't stomach what this agent sells, you probably shouldn't be partnering anyway.
By Anne R. Allen


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Pen IN Hand

Sell That Book
Pen In HandWhen you write a book, fiction or nonfiction, you are creating a product to sell. If you don't sell it, you don't get paid. Try on the perspective of a marketer and seller of your book from the start.
By Peggy Bechko


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Write On!

Part I: Secret Origins Of A Screenwriter
Write OnWith his novel growing long and never-ending, Ken Robinson looked around for another writing outlet. Creative assistance from his kids and guidance from screenplay books enabled his move to screenwriting.
By Ken Robinson


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INstruction

Getting Publicity
INstructionKnowing how to create an effective press release is useful to a writer for many purposes. Get publicity for yourself and your group, and then use this experience to generate publicity in the media for your writing.
By Helen Dunn Frame


COLUMNS
INscribe

Rejected! Now What?
INscribeYou can learn from rejection letters if you open yourself to what they have to teach you about your writing. Use rejection to help you improve your querying and your writing.
By Bev Walton-Porter


WRITER'S LIFE
Fiction

Easy Readers
The manuscript of an easy reader requires a specific format. These books are directed at a very narrow group if readers – those just beginning to read.
By Marjorie Allen


WRITER'S LIFE
Nonfiction

Part II: What Your Publisher Won't Tell You
Perhaps you don't realize it, but you already have a platform. In Part II of this three-part series, learn how to maximize the potential of groups and the Internet.
By Erika-Marie S. Geiss


WRITER'S LIFE
Screen & Stage

Learning The Lingo
The impact of a finished film production comes from skilled composition on the part of the writer or writer/producer. Sounds and visuals are put together just so. What are these elements called?
By Gene Lenore


WRITER'S LIFE
Poetry

Marketplaces For Your Poetry
Find the best markets for your poetry by familiarizing yourself with different publishers and publications. Poet's Market is a good friend, but there are other resources that can be helpful too.
By Stan Grimes


TOOL KIT
Top 10 Resources

Top 10: Perspective
Providing a specific perspective is what creates the feel and timbre of characters and story. Apply precise, clear, and effective perspective in your script writing.
By Char Milbrett


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Advice/Q&A

Neubauer's Nuggets
You've picked out the perfect title for your novel. But what if the publisher doesn't like it or another book is already wearing it? And how important is it for you to know about genré while you are writing your book and before you begin to market it to publishers? Joan's got answers.
By Joan R. Neubauer


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Features

Answering Submissions Calls
Your submission must first get read in order to get it published. To ensure your chances of being read and then published, follow the advice of this editor.
By Corina Milic


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Book Reviews

Book Reviews - November
This month's reviews cover a 12-point guide to writing romance, how to successfully pound out 50,000 words in 30 days, plus the ins and outs of having your novel finished in a year.
By Anne Duguid, Penelope Jensen, Mark London


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Items Of INterest

Unotchit LongPen™
Is it possible to be on one side of the planet and autograph something on the other side without moving from your chair? These days it is, and the concept is making green waves in the writing industry.
By IN House Staff


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Items Of INterest

Norman Mailer: American Literary Giant
You could love him, you could hate him, but the one thing you couldn't do was ignore him. He made a significant mark on the literary scene and will be forever remembered for his accomplishments.
By Rowdy Rhodes





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