Welcome to the official IAPWE news blog

Thanks for stopping by to visit the official news blog for the IAPWE.

Here you can find the latest news stories relating to the IAPWE and other literary-themed news.

We also cover stories about local authors and artists, job openings, upcoming events and guest speaker series and other local and international news.

The IAPWE - What We Do and Who We Are

The IAPWE or International Association of Professional Writers & Editors was established as a resource to help professional writers and editors in their local communities, providing them with helpful tools and access to legitimate and vetted working opportunities.

The IAPWE helps to spread awareness and appreciation for local literacy initiatives, including writing workshops, literary contests, author publications and other special interest stories.

The IAPWE also provides tools and resources to help freelance writers and editor be more efficient and effective in their work. These resources include contract templates, grammar and spellchecking tools as well as a variety of other softwares and websites.

The IAPWE's members span the globe and range from professional and published authors to amateur freelance writers and hobbyists.

This news site highlights important stories from both the local and international scene. Stories may range from having to do with author interviews, calls for writers and editors, community initiatives, tutorials and other helpful tips, contests and awards, writer groups and workshops, upcoming events and more.

To learn more about the IAPWE and how to help support local writers and editors, you can visit their main website.

How to Use the IAPWE News Blog

Below you will find some of the more recent news stories from the IAPWE.

To see older stories, you can scroll to the bottom of this website and click the 'Older Posts' button on the righthand side.

Alternatively, you can also refer to the 'blog archive' on the righthand side of the screen, where you can sort through different blog posts by publication date.

Friday, March 17, 2017

An Interview with George R.R. Martin


Seth Abromovitch of the Hollywood Reporter shares an interview with George R.R. Martin. Read the interview here.

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Friday, March 10, 2017

An Interview with Paul Herd


Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy of Neosho Daily News shares an interview with author Paul Herd. Read more here.

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

Can Drinking Wine Help Your Writing?


Carla Huger of Rollingout talks about different ways drinking wine may help with the writing process. Read the full article.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Homestead’s Creative Writing Club Helps Students


The Homestead Creative Writing Club in Fort Wayne, IN is helping students develop their writing skills. Read more on the Spartana.

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Monday, February 27, 2017

University of Washington Tacoma’s Writing Center Fights Racism


Jennifer Kabbany shares a story about the University of Washington Tacoma's Writing Center and how it is trying to fight racism. Learn more on thecollegefix.com.

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda Interview About Writing for Moana


Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about his experience writing a ballad for the Disney movie Moana. Read the full interview on broadwayworld.com.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

USF Writing Studio Offers Consultations


The University of South Florida's Writing Studio is offering tutoring and consultation services to students. Learn more on usforacle.com.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Arts Unlimited Art & Writing Contest Accepting Submissions



The Art & Writing Contest sponsored by Arts Unlimited is accepting submissions. Learn more.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Arts at the Capital Theater Acknowledged for Writing


Arts at the Capital Theater students won Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for the 2017 year. Read more.

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference Hosts Graduate Students


The Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, also referred to as the AWP,  featured grant recipients from SCAD as part of their conference. Learn more on scaddistrict.com.

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