Friday, June 6, 2014

WITS Announcements June 2014

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Writers in the Sky’s Deborah Wilbrink has been chosen competitively to present a workshop at the annual conference of the Association of Personal Historians. Print on Demand? Your EZ Guide to Online Publishing will explore the different online publishing platforms and sites, and teach what questions to ask and where to look for answers before you choose a site for your project. Perfect for those lost in the maze of internet publishing options, and those new to online publishing. Deborah's presentation is October 25 in St. Louis, Missouri. She is a consultant editor, ghostwriter and personal historian. Contact Deborah to give workshops to your group or for private coaching. See events at

Read the first chapter for free and then decide if you want to download the 3-hour-long MP3 audio book of More Than Meets the Eye ~ True Stories about Death, Dying, and Afterlife for only $7.00.
From June 12- September 4, Goddess Fish Promotions is organizing a Virtual Name Before the Masses Tour for Twist of Fate by Shawna C. Jones, a Romance book available now.

The tour will run every Thursday for 12 weeks, starting on June 12, 2014, and Shawna is available for guest post and interviews. A PDF, Mobi and ePub copy of the book is available for review in conjunction with a guest post or interview.

PRIZE INFORMATION: Shawna will be awarding the winner's choice of 1) A $50.00 Amazon gift card 2) A $50.00 Starbucks gift card 3) A crystal from Middle Earth Store in Mt. Shasta (they will dowse for the right one for you. Value up to $60.00) to a randomly drawn commenter during this tour. A $25 Amazon GC or a $25 Starbucks GC (winner's choice) to a randomly drawn host.
Do you have a great idea for a book but don't have the time or skills needed to complete the project? Our team will use your notes or rough draft, conduct author interviews, and/or transcribe your audio files to write your book. And the best part is, your name will be on the cover! Learn more:

Jumpstart Your Memoir! with Deborah Wilbrink

June 28, Saturday 10AM-1PM FREE with advance registration

615 Church Street, Nashville, TN
Contact or Liz at 862-5804 x6092 to Register

Start writing the book you’ve been carrying in your head for years: your life story! We’ll begin by defining and comparing styles of memoir. Then you’ll engage in activities that will generate many ideas for developing your narrative. Learn how characters, settings, plot, theme and morals can be used to steer your story, give it form, and deepen the experience of your readers.

Deborah Wilbrink is a nationally certified teacher of English; a published journalist; and editor, ghostwriter and proprietor of Perfect Memoirs, a personal and family history publishing business. Most recently she taught That's Your Life, Writing Memoir, for Vanderbilt University's Osher Institute. She is proud to be associated with Writers in the Sky.
Each story in The Sid Series ~ A Collection of Holistic Stories for Children focuses on life skills such as environmental awareness, helping others, being true to one’s self, overcoming fear, and following inner guidance.
Writers in the Sky offers three different levels of editing--developmental, copy editing, and proofreading for books, articles, and other documents. WITS has edited many books for publishers, several of which became bestsellers in their category. We offer full or partial edits, as well as the opportunity to work with an editor as much or as little as you like.
Whose Stuff Is This? Finding Freedom from the Thoughts, Feelings, and Energy of Those around You is a guidebook for empathic people who have been unknowingly carrying energetic burdens that belong to someone else. See all purchasing options at


The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves expressing their innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a great story that is worth telling everyone. Write a poem or a short story for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275! All works must be original. Postmark deadline: July 31, 2014. Visit our website for details on how to enter:
You've poured your blood, sweat and tears into your book, and now, after countless rounds of writing, rewriting and editing, it is finally ready for market. Think your work is over? Think again. These days, whether you are a self-published or traditionally published author, you are responsible for the lion's share of the marketing. That's why Writers in the Sky offers a full menu of services to assist you in promoting your book. Visit our website for more information!
State of Appreciation is a free weekly online newsletter that blends practical and spiritual approaches to enhance personal power and self-realization. This publication offers empowering articles, gifts, and free contemporary and classic empowerment downloads at
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Shifting into Purer Consciousness ~ Integrating Spiritual Transformation with the Human Experience is about how to embrace multidimensional frequencies, lessen physical and emotional symptoms of rapid spiritual ascension, and offers tips to make the ascension process easier and quicker.

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