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Book Review of "Millionaire Marketing on a Shoestring Budget" by Debra Jason

Book Review of “Millionaire Marketing on a Shoestring Budget” by Debra Jason

Review by Kelly M. Welsh   Millionaire Marketing on a Shoestring Budget is an easily-accessible, personable, and inclusive guide to marketing in the modern world. If you are just getting started with a business, or you are a seasoned professional looking for a little new inspiration, this book is the perfect fit. Debra Jason shares...
Book Review of "Fig" by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz

Book Review of “Fig” by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz

Fig by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz Margaret K. McElderry Books Hardcover: 352 pages ISBN: 1481423584 Review by Sarah Hahn Brooks, author of The Beginning of Us What happens to a girl whose mother becomes consumed by schizophrenia? How will her world fragment? How will she know what is real, and what is delusion? How will she become...
Sunday, April 12 -- Book Reading and Discussion with Sheila Paxton

Sunday, April 12 — Book Reading and Discussion with Sheila Paxton

Sheila Paxton will host a Literary Salon on Monday, April 12. The Salon is fashioned after the great salons of Paris in the Eighteenth Century, and is free and open to the public. Attendees talk about their writing successes and challenges, solicit advice, and share their experiences. Sheila Paxton is an award-winning relationship coach. She...
March 22, 2015 -- Optimizing Your Author Website

March 22, 2015 — Optimizing Your Author Website

A website is essential for any modern author to promote work and expand his or her fan base, but many emerging writers find the task of putting together a website daunting. This hands-on workshop will give you the tools you need to plan, write and build your writer’s website.  You do not need to be...
March 13, 2015 -- A Mixer for Writers

March 13, 2015 — A Mixer for Writers

Use any means necessary to get to the Boulder Writers’ Workshop Member Mixer, from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday,  March 13, 2015.  If you want to be around other writers who “get” what you are doing, this is the place. There is a cure for cabin fever, and it involves socializing and lots of...
March 1, 2015 -- Literary Salon With Gary Alan McBride

March 1, 2015 — Literary Salon With Gary Alan McBride

Join Gary Alan McBride and local authors on Sunday, March 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. Location to be determined. The Literary Salon is fashioned after the great salons of Paris in the Eighteenth Century, and is free and open to the public. Attendees talk about their writing, solicit advice, share their experiences and keep...
February 18, 2015 — A Book Club for Writers

February 18, 2015 — A Book Club for Writers

Lori DeBoer’s Writing Book Club will meet on Wednesday, February 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl Street, Boulder. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP HERE. The book for February is Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See This book club is designed...
February 13, 2015 — Member Mixer

February 13, 2015 — Member Mixer

Celebrate the warm weather come early with a cup of coffee and great company.  Writing doesn’t have to be lonely. Come join the Boulder Writers’ Workshop to chat, commiserate, network, and eat while we take a break from writing. Meet us on Friday, February 13, 2015, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Vic’s coffee shop,...
Congratulations 2014 Flatiron Award Winners

Congratulations 2014 Flatiron Award Winners

Flatirons Literary Review announced the winners of the 2014 Readers’ Choice and Editor’s Choice Awards on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Boulder, Colorado. Ellen Nordberg, winner of the Readers’ Choice Award in the personal essay category, read from her touching essay “The Ambivalent Mother.” Her refreshing and honest prose about...
February 8, 2015 — Literary Salon with Ava Klinger

February 8, 2015 — Literary Salon with Ava Klinger

Ava Klinger is hosting a Literary Salon on Sunday, February 8, 2015, from 3 to 5 p.m. Location in Boulder to be determined. Join Ava Klinger as she reads from her new book and discuss her writing process. Ava is a young adult author currently working on her debut novel. She graduated from the University of...
January 30, 2015 -- Professional Critique Group

January 30, 2015 — Professional Critique Group

If you have are looking to take your writing to the next level, a professional critique group is your best bet. You no longer need to be a student to gain excellent feedback from professional writers. The Boulder Writers’ Workshop is hosting a monthly writing critique group. The next event is on Friday, January 30,...
January 28, 2015 -- Flatirons Literary Review Awards Ceremony and Boulder Writers' Workshop Member Showcase

January 28, 2015 — Flatirons Literary Review Awards Ceremony and Boulder Writers’ Workshop Member Showcase

LAST CHANCE FOR TICKETS! Flatirons Literary Review 2014 Reader’s Choice and Editor’s Choice Awards will be announced at The Boulder Writers’ Workshop Member Showcase and Recognition Reception, held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, at the Unitarian-Universalist Church in Boulder. Gail Storey, author of I PROMISE NOT TO SUFFER: A FOOL FOR...