Bridges DelPonte has published a wide range of fiction and nonfiction works. Her legal mystery, Deadly Sacrifices won a Royal Palm Literary Award (2d place – unpublished mystery) from the Florida Writers Association (FWA). She has also published an underwater fantasy novel, Bridles of Poseidon, a children’s book, The Little Dusties – The Roar of the Silver Dragon (with illustrator, Michelle Bakay), and numerous short stories in mystery and scifi/fantasy anthologies. Currently, she is working on a sequel to Deadly Sacrifices and a women’s fiction novel about three women friends, without children, facing life’s challenges in their forties. Aside from the GCWA, she is also a member of the FWA, Sisters in Crime, Inc., and Citrus Crime Writers (Central Florida chapter of SinC). Bridges is represented by Kelli Martin, Wendy Sherman Associates, Inc., a NYC literary management firm.
Bob McCarthy, Rick Pullen, Marty Ambrose, Carol Kennedy, Judy Loose
A panel of authors will discuss the pitfalls of publishing (the good, the bad, and the ugly).
February 20, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to noon
Bob McCarthy: All publishers are not created equal. Some homework tips before you sign a contract.
Rick Pullen: The ups and downs of the writing life. You’re on top one minute and plunge to the depths the next thanks to the vagaries of the book publishing business.
Marty Ambrose: Dodging the Pitfalls of Publishing Today:Finding an agent, Working with an editor, and Marketing a book.
Carol Kennedy: Don’t Forget Who Your Readers Are And Don’t Forget Who Will Actually Be Purchasing Your Book
Judy Loose: Lessons learned while working with an agent. Do your research before signing any contracts.
S U B M I S S I O N S
A R E N O W O P E N
The second of a twelve-volume series … accepting stories, poetry and essays.
Submissions will close 31st March 2021.
Through 2021 and into 2022, Pure Slush is planning a 12-volume anthology series, looking across the Lifespan.
This is a unique opportunity to contribute works that take characters across the arc of their whole life, whether prose or poetry, fiction or non-fiction.
info about Growing Up Vol. 2
info about the Lifespan series
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The Bonnie Neuk Tea Room:
Bed and Breakfast and Ghosts
by Connie Hope
The Bonnie Neuk Tea Room has several bedrooms on the second floor turned into a B & B for a once a month weekend to experience ghosts.