Lost State Writers Guild

Next meeting of the Lost State Writers Guild will be April 2, 2015, 11:30am, Golden Corral Restaurant, Jack White Dr., off Eastman Road, Kingsport. The scheduled speaker is Joe Tennis, features writer for the Bristol Herald Courier newspaper and author of many books.
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Joe Tennis is a well-known regional author and feature writer for the Bristol Herald Courier newspaper. His most recent book is Virginia Rail Trails: Crossing the Commonwealth. Previous books include Southwest Virginia Crossroads, Beach to Bluegrass, The Marble, and Haunts of Virginia's Blue Ridge Highlands and Finding Franklin.
Come on out, enjoy lunch and networking with fellow Guild members after one of our rare missed meetings in February due to threatening weather conditions. Enjoy an interesting presentation from one of the area's successful writers.
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Writers may submit entries for this year's Storybook Fair Writers's contest before Tuesday, March 24, no later than three p.m. via email for judging. There is a $5.00 entry fee for each submission but that can be mailed separately to the Storybook Fair address on the form.
Click this link for the entry form in Word format:
Entry Form, Word or
this link for the entry form in .pdf format:
Entry Form, .pdf
I could not find the date of this year's Storybook Fair. For more information call or email one of the ladies below.
Wenny Elrod
Sally Jackson, Vice-Chair, Storybook Fair (423)972-2446
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Billy (Bubba) Crawford, co-owner of Bubba's Book Swap wants to work with local authors to increase visibility for their books and his shop. He has a display of local authors' books at the front of his store. In addition Billy has offered to talk about becoming a point of sale for local authors so their books may be ordered and shipped through his e-commerce account, minus a percentage for his expenses. Email Billy Crawford, or call and talk to him. Billy has been a great friend to regional writers.