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Linda Paul — Choose something daunting

This interview is another of Idaho Writers Update’s monthly series profiling Idaho authors. My Life With an Enigma: Unscrambling the paradoxes of an iron-willed romantic was published in November 2019. It is available at Rediscovered Books Caldwell, most likely shelved with local authors or biographies. The book can also be ordered at Rediscovered Books Boise, …

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Ada / Canyon County Writers – Alexa Rose Awards Open

These awards — typically from $500 to $5,000 — are awarded annually by the Alexa Rose Foundation and can be used towards expenses like travel, education, workshops, and artistic tools. Apply by March 8, 2021. Read more about it on their website. Need help? There are free online workshops for both new and returning applicants.

30 January 2021 : Join ICAN for a “Write on Writing Retreat”

The Idaho Creative Writer’s Network (ICAN) invites everyone to join together for a full-day writing retreat. Register ahead of time (or just show up). It’s: Free Online (so no COVID-19 worries and clothing is casual-casual) On January 30, we’ll welcome you at 9:00 am on Facebook, meet back at noon to check our progress, have …

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Sherry Briscoe — Support each other along the way

This interview is another of Idaho Writers Update’s monthly series profiling Idaho authors.

In our online interview with author Sherry Briscoe, she stresses the importance of authors finding a support system and supporting each other along the way.

Sherry primarily writes mystery thrillers. Recently, she’s begun to switch focus and is developing some women’s fiction projects that include subplots of suspense and romance.

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Do you work with children’s books?

A new addition to our Writers’ organizations in (and near) Idaho page is the local (Utah and southern Idaho) chapter of SCBWI — the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illlustrators. They’re currently meeting via Zoom (online conference, during COVID) with the next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 6:30 p.m. You can …

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