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HSW April 2021 Newsletter

Next HSW Meeting  Saturday April 10 at 10 am via Zoom.    Come join our Zoom meeting when we welcome Janice Hermsen from LaRue Press as our guest. Janice has been in the publishing business for most of her life and broadcasts … Continue reading

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HSW March 2021 Newsletter

Next HSW Meeting  Saturday March 13 at 10 am via Zoom.  Agenda Announcements Shameless Self-promotion 2021 Writing Contest First Pages Increasing Pace   INCREASING PACE How to develop a page-turner? It’s not all about having a fast-moving plot. A lot … Continue reading

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HSW February 2021 Newsletter

Next HSW Meeting  Saturday February 13 at 10 am via Zoom.  Our next HSW meeting will be a Zoom meeting due to the restrictions on meeting in large groups. The code for the meeting will be sent to all members in a … Continue reading

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HSW January 2021 Newsletter

Next High Sierra Writers Meeting is January 9, 2021 at 10 am We will be meeting via Zoom. Details on joining the Zoom meeting will be mailed the Thursday prior to the meeting (Jan. 7). This will include the link … Continue reading

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April 2020 Newsletter

April Meeting Information   No meeting in April due to stay-at-home order.  With the COVID-19 threat still alive and very real, everyone who isn’t essential is staying home and trying to avoid any contact with the virus. At this time, … Continue reading

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November 2019 Newsletter

NEXT HIGH SIERRA WRITERS MEETING IS AT RENO POP CULTURE CONVENTION … on Saturday, November 9th at 10 am. If you did not contact Rene to request admission, you are now responsible for getting your own ticket into the event.  … Continue reading

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October 2019 Newsletter

High Sierra Writers Meeting Saturday, October 12 at 10 am at Scheels at Legends 1200 Scheels Drive, Sparks, NV 89434. We will be discussing NaNoWriMo, what it is, how to join in, and why you should do it? Rene Averett and Jennifer Baumer … Continue reading

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June 2018 Newsletter

High Sierra Writers 2018 Writing Contest    Would you like to jump the publishing slush pile and get your book on the desk of a publisher? That is exactly what the 2018 High Sierra Writers contest will do if you … Continue reading

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May 2018 Newsletter

From the HSW President Marketing 102 At a previous meeting, I explained push/pull marketing and promised to get back with more information on “pull” marketing, which can best be described as market research. Specifically, I want to show how market … Continue reading

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February 2018 Newsletter

From the President: QUERY LETTERS “My mystery/thriller, JUMPING JACK, will be as big as any John Grisham. You’ll make a lot of money with my book.” Agents love queries that start this way. My mother loved it. Check. I worked hard … Continue reading

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