Entries must be received or postmarked by or on
July 15, 2014 the extended due date of July 31, 2014. Send entries to contest coordinator: N. Genovese, 237 Pi Street, Belle Chasse, LA 70037.
The 9th Annual Dixie Kane Memorial Contest is now accepting entries. Multiple and previously submitted entries are accepted. See the contest rules for more information or
email the contest coordinator.
Join SOLA on Saturday, April 19th to hear Candace Huber, founder of FleurdeLit.com, speak on technology and the writer.
Candice Huber is a local literary advocate and founder of the blog/website www.fleurdelit.com
. She expanded Fleur de Lit in November 2013 to include the author series “Reading Between the Wines” at Pearl Wine Co. in mid-city. Fleur de Lit is dedicated to providing free advertising and promotion for the New Orleans literary scene, from authors and local publishers to literary non-profits, libraries, and local book sellers. By day, she is a technology project manager, but in the evenings, you can usually find her haunting a coffee shop, local bookstore, or literary event.
Presentation: Writing in the Digital Age
Harness the power of technology to improve your writing! Technology maven Candice Huber will discuss how to embrace technology in your writing life instead of shying away from it. Learn tools you can use to make your writing life more efficient, from eliminating distractions while you write to the most effective tools for researching. Also learn the importance of creating an online presence and receive a writer’s toolbox with all the information you need to make your writing life more effective and efficient.