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Congratulations to the 2022 Rising Star winner!

The Last Trial of Lucy Crawford by Victoria Watkins



Congratulations to the 2022 winners!

General Category winner:

The Wilderness Between Us by Penny Haw

 Debut First-Round winner:

 The Audacity of Sara Grayson: A Novel by Joani Elliott

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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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Webinars, Workshops & Events

WORKSHOP

Grabbing the Reader Workshop
January 15-22, 2023

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Grabbing the Reader with a Coach Workshop
January 23-30, 2023

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WEBINAR

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

 

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WEBINAR

Panel: It's Never Too Late! Publishing at Any Age 
Panelists: Lisa Rosen, Barbara Conrey, Grace Sammon
December 15, 2022 7PM ET
 
 

WEBINAR

Authors and Allyship
Presenter: The Kinswomen
October 18, 2022
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WEBINAR

More Than Just a Cute Cover Image: 
Creating "Major" Minor Characters Out of Dogs and Other Animals
Presenter: Debbie Burns
September 7, 2022

 

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 Announcements

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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