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HSW News & Information for January 2018

From the HSW President  No, I’m not going to talk about New Year’s writing resolutions or how to find the time to write. Instead, I...

December 2017 Newsletter

From the HSW President  Particularly because of looking at entries for the short story contest, I think it would be helpful to contrast two key...

November 2017 Newsletter

From the President YOUR QUERY CHECKLIST So you’ve done your research, created a list (or a spreadsheet if you’re a paragon of efficiency and organization)...

October 2017 Newsletter

From the HSW President USE THE HOLIDAY SLUMP TO YOUR ADVANTAGE Halloween, then Thanksgiving, then Christmas and New Year. The next three months will suck...

September 2017 Newsletter

From the HSW President There’s no THERE there. How to engage readers with active verbs. Whenever you see “there” you usually have a passive verb,...

August 2017 Newsletter

From the HSW President Happy August, Well, unfortunately, August is the month that New York editors and agents go on vacation and the publishing industry...

July 2017 Newsletter

From the HSW President: Traditional Publishing Versus Self-Publishing Since I’ve done both, Donna suggested I talk about the pros and cons of traditional publishing vs....

June 2017 Newsletter

From the President Happy June! I can’t attend the June meeting, but I’d like to share recent experiences that relate to this month’s topic. Kindle...

HSW 2017 Writers Contest Poker Pot Style-Winner Takes All

High Sierra Writers is proud to announce, the 2017 writing contest. Our chosen format this year is Short Story.  After much consideration, we thought this...

HSW May Newsletter

From the HSW President  Howdy, Members, This month’s focus will be on Dialogue: what’s good and what’s bad. We’ll have hands-on working sessions followed by...