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Women’s Fiction Writers Association Announces 2023 STAR Award for Best of Published Women’s Fiction with a New $600 Prize

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The WFWA is excited to announce bestselling fiction author, Camille Pagán as the association’s 2022-2023 Guiding Scribe.

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Rescheduled! Copyright or Copy Wrong?
The Basics of Copyright for Authors 
Presenter: Lucille M. Ponte (Bridges DelPonte)
April 27, 2023




Learn How Effective Brand Storytelling + Relationships = PR Success  
Presenter: Lilian Sue
April 13, 2023







Webinar: Bounce Back (And Write Better Than Ever) 
Presenter: Camille Pagán, WFWA Guiding Scribe
January 19, 2023


 Writing Diverse Characters: Build Your Diversity Toolkit 
Presenter: Eliana West
February 16, 2023


 Panel: It's Never Too Late! Publishing at Any Age 
Panelists: Linda Rosen, Barbara Conrey, Grace Sammon
December 15, 2022


It's About Time: The Purposeful Use of Backstory, Flashbacks, and Chronology 
Presenter: Barbara Linn Probst
November 17, 2022


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Sylvie KurtzI has two news books coming out: Christmas by Candlelight on November 8 and Christmas in Brighton on December 6. 

Carolyn Brown is thrilled to announce that Amazon/Montlake will publish her 128th novel The Sandcastle Hurricane on November 8.

Barbara Linn Probst is joyously celebrating the publication of her third novel The Color of Ice.

Susan Sage’s latest novel Dancing in the Ring will be published by Black Rose Writing in June 2023.

Toni Holm is pleased to announce that her novel Beenya Soul has advanced to the second round in the Launch Pad Prose Competition.

Penny Haw is proud to share that her historical fiction and 2022 STAR Award winner The Invincible Miss Cust was published by Landmark Sourcebooks on October 4.

Deborah King’s novel Glory Unbound is a finalist in the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Contest.

Leslie Wibberley has a short story coming out in Prairie Witch and another accepted for publication in Mythulu Magazine. Her manuscript “The Unraveling of Emma Hill”placed second in the Pacific Northwest Writers Association’s writing contest and fourth in the Ink and Insights contest. Additionally, she received a silver honorable mention for a short story in the Writers of the Future Contest and an honorable mention for a short story in the Writer’s Digest Annual Competition.

Jenn Bouchard’s debut novel First Course (TouchPoint Press 2021) will be made into an audiobook from Tantor Media.

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