Category Archives: Past Events

The Setting Thesaurus Is Here: Writers, Get Ready To Rock The Vault

Cue the marching bands! At long last, The Setting Thesaurus is here. Split into two volumes, Urban and Rural, these books are the result of several years’ worth of traveling, documenting, and researching. What is a Setting Thesaurus, you ask? … Continue reading

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Something Big Is Coming…

Today’s a special one for Becca and me. In less than a week, we will be expanding our thesaurus family by adding The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Natural and Personal Places and The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A … Continue reading

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100K Book Milestone: Celebrate With Us & Win

Well, it happened. Our small, unusual trio of writing books have officially sold 100,000 copies, which is so freaking incredible. When we launched The Emotion Thesaurus in May of 2012, and then followed up with The Positive and Negative Trait … Continue reading

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Writer Dads ROCK: Nominate a Writer-Dad in our Father’s Day Contest!

Father’s Day is coming! And what better way to celebrate than to hold a contest for all the fabulous DADS out there who work, raise families and pen magnificent stories, juggling their passions to do it all. How many writer-dads … Continue reading

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Writer Moms ROCK: Nominate a Mom for Our Mother’s Day Contest!

The title says it all I think, but Mother’s Day is coming, and Becca and I see this as our chance to celebrate all the awesome MOMS out there who work, raise families and pen magnificent stories, juggling their passions … Continue reading

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Introducing…Pin It To Win It!

The craziness of Christmas is over, New Years Resolutions have been made (and mostly broken, I suspect), and Targets everywhere are stocking shelves with red foiled chocolate hearts as Valentine’s Day approaches. But right now? A frosty, mid-winter lull. Fear … Continue reading

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Writers Helping Writers Is Spending $1000 To Buy YOUR Christmas Gifts!

No, you did not misread that title. Becca and I are spending $1000 to help you knock someone off your Christmas list! As many of you know, Becca and I choose a charity every year and donate some of our … Continue reading

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Creative Book Launches That Command Attention

Being an Indie author means a tremendous amount of pressure lies at our door as we release a book. Without the backing and promotional support of a publishing house, we are on our own. Success or failure is up to … Continue reading

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WHW Thanks You For Being Amazing

Wow, what a WEEK! Thank you all so much for all your support, and three cheers for all the AMAZING RACERS! While we didn’t hit that lofty goal of 2000 individual writers, we did manage to help almost EVERYONE who … Continue reading

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WHW Amazing Race FINAL DAY + Grand Prize Giveaway!

This is it–the FINAL DAY of the Writers Helping Writers Amazing Race! Today we give one last push to help as many writers as we can. It’s not too late to throw your hat in the ring if you’d like … Continue reading

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