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Learning by Immersion

Learning by Immersion

    By Beth Crosby Rock Hill   My introduction to the South Carolina Writers’ Workshop was the Rock Hill…

Where Do We get Ideas?

Where Do We get Ideas?

By Trilby Plants SCWW President Having survived childhood, some of my favorite memories are my mother’s stories. She was the…

Review My Book! Please!

By Jodie Cain Smith Columbia II I know, I know, in a perfect world we the writers would write, and…

Five Tips for How to Pitch Your Book to an Agent at an In-Person Pitch

By Chuck Sambuchino   Try to keep your pitch to 90 seconds. Keeping your pitch concise and short is beneficial because…

SCWW Educational Opportunities for 2015

Due to financial hardship, the SCWW Board has no plans for an annual October conference. However, we are looking into…

Reflections on WRITING PAST DARK

Reflections on WRITING PAST DARK

By Janie Kronk Bonnie Friedman’s Writing Past Dark is not a new book. It was published 20 years ago, but…

THE SELF-PUBLISHED WRITER’S DILEMMA

    By Bonnie Stanard In the ongoing disputes between Amazon and NY publishing houses, whose side am I on?…

Conferences for Writers

Conferences for Writers

  By Mike Long I joined Western Writers of America (WWA) in 2010, shortly after publishing No Good Like It…

SCWW Conference Faculty Guest Post: Barbara Claypole White

Crafting Crazy Characters By Barbara Claypole White     I love to create damaged, quirky characters—people who struggle with invisible…

SCWW Conference Faculty Guest Post: Michelle Richter

How to Make Agents and Editors Love You by Michelle Richter, Associate Agent, Fuse Literary  So much of the publishing…