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NC Writers’ Network and their blog, the White Cross School Blog. gives established and emerging writers access to state-wide conferences, workshops, residencies, contests, jobs and more! Membership is $75 a year, less for students/seniors. I’ve been a member for over 5 years and the NCWN has been invaluable to me and my career. I am the Raleigh Regional Representative for the NC Writers’ Network and I help promote the Network through programs and events.

Pedestal Online Magazine Find fresh and veteran talent in this one-of-a-kind literary magazine. Pedestal is celebrating its 9th year. Fan them on Facebook. Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh’s independent bookstore where readers meet authors! These booksellers know their stuff. I’ve been to independent bookstores all over the country and Quail Ridge Books tops almost every single one of them! Press53 is headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC. Kevin Watson is the publisher/editor and co-founder.

Megan Cutter. Megan and her husband, Barton, own Cutter’s Word, LLC, which specializes in writing, editing, and photography. Both Megan and Barton are poets and corporate communication writers.

Deb Johnson, author, speaker, Bi Polar Chick. I love this gal’s website and blog, Bipolar Chick 2 the Rescue.

NC Arts Council Grants issued every other year.

Bill Davis, Team Nimbus of North Carolina is more than business coaching, it’s workshops, events and opportunities for valuable connections.

Juliet Patterson. Author of The Truant Lover (Nightboat Books), which was selected by Jean Valentine for the 2004 Nightboat Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Bellingham Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, American Letters & Commentary and other magazines. Juliet teaches poetry at the Iowa Summer Writing Festival and also in Minneapolis through the College of St. Catherine, Hamline University, The Loft Literary Center, and the Perpich Center for Arts Education.

Jane K. Andrews is a short story writer, essayist, poet and editor. Check out her website on WordShop if you need editing help with nonfiction, fiction and/or poetry.

Peggy Payne Author of NY Times Bestseller, Sister India. Check out her Boldness Blog which offers inspiration to writers at all levels of their writing careers.

Christy English. Christy is a talented authorof historical fiction and chick-lit. Check out her musings on her blog as she lives and writes in Wilmington, NC.

Katharine Giovanni Author of God, Is That You? (2002) and The Concierge Manual (2006, 3rd Edition), a manual for new business owners to take charge of their business from the inside out.
Triangle Concierge Katharine and Ron Giovanni’s concierge training website featuring products, resources, and workshop information.



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