Archive for January 11th, 2008

Two Exciting Announcements from Your Publisher & Editor, Christina Katz

Announcement Number One: 

Christina Katz is pleased to announce that she is giving one full scholarship for each of her four scheduled Writing and Publishing the Short Stuff classes this year.

Information about the scholarship for the first class of 2008 is now posted. For complete guidelines, please visit:

The Writer Mama Blog

The application deadline is one week only: Sunday, January 13 – Saturday, January 19 at midnight.

The recipient will be announced by midnight, January 26th in The Writer Mama blog and in The Writer Mama zine.

Please feel free to spread the word about the scholarship, even if you do not intend to apply!

This is a full scholarship (value $175.00). The recipient commits to participating fully in the class, delivering all six assignments on time.

Announcement Number Two:

Christina Katz’ second book announced in the January 8th issue of Publisher’s Lunch!

Author of Writer Mama: How to Raise a Writing Career Alongside Your Kids Christina Katz’s GET KNOWN BEFORE THE BOOK DEAL: Use Your Personal Strengths to Grow an Author Platform, to Jane Friedman at Writer’s Digest Books, by Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency.

Check out my new blog of the same name and sign up for the Get Known Before the Book Deal Zine–coming soon!


Great Sites for Writers

Tiffani Hill-PattersonBy Tiffani Hill-Patterson 

Good Ol’
Most of us are familiar with the venerable Writer’s Digest, but did you know about the magazine’s companion website? is jam-packed with information to boost your writing career. Check out the daily update of market listings, a searchable database of guidelines, a list of the top 100 markets  and free advice.

The online version also includes articles from the print version as well as writing exercises, blogs and contests. Sign up for the free newsletter and get tips, advice and market news delivered right to your inbox. Can’t get much easier than that!
Tiffani Hill-Patterson is an award-winning journalist with 13 years of writing and editing experience. She’s a regular contributor to The Writer Mama zine and Birmingham Parent magazine, and her articles on health, parenting, fitness and pop culture have also appeared in The Huntsville Times, The Moulton Advertiser and The TimesDaily. She lives in Alabama with her husband and daughter. Read more at

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