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July-August, 2000



Stella Cameron

Garth Nix

Nikki Giovanni


Why Writing Is Good For Your Health

Build-A-Song Part VII: the Emergence of the Verses

Founding a Fiction Factory

The Writer's Secret Weapon: a Diary

The Professor and Me


Book Reviews

Upcoming Events Calendar

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Upcoming Events

Inside Books
The Literary Arts Institute at the College of Saint Benedict
July 10-14, 2000
St. Joseph, MN
Website: http://www.csbsju.edu/insidebooks.

PNWA 2000 Summer Conference
Pacific Northwest Writers Association
July 13-16, 2000
Tacoma, WA
Website: http://www.pnwa.org/events/confer/con2000.htm.

July 14-16, 2000
Plano, Texas
Website: http://members.aol.com/cluefest2k/.

RWA National Conference
July 26-29, 2000
Washington, D.C.
Website: http://www.rwanational.com/.

Chicon 2000: 58th World Science Fiction Convention
August 31 - Sept., 4, 2000
Chicago, IL
Website: http://www.chicon.org/.

Maui Writers Conference
September 1st - 4th, 2000
Website: http://www.mauiwriters.com/.

The Publishing Game
September 3rd - 5th, 2000
Boston, Massachusetts
Website: http://www.mauiwriters.com/.

Bouchercon 2000
September 7 - 10, 2000
Denver, Colorado
Website: http://www.bouchercon2000.com/.


The Final Draft/Express.com "Big Break" Screenwriting Competition is offering a prize of $10,000 and a trip to Hollywood. Other prizes include cash, software, and a chance to have your script represented by a Hollywood literary agent. The entry fee is $45 from March 15 through June 30; and $55 from July 1 through Sept. 30.

Zoetrope: All-Story is running a short fiction contest. Prizes include a 1st Prize of $1000, a second prize of $500 and a 3rd Prize of $250. All entries must be typed, 5000 words or less and be postmarked by October 1, 2000. There is a ten dollar entry fee. For complete details visit the website.

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