Part of the Writers’ Week festivities will include a Google+ hangout with Rachel Lynn Brody and Shoshana Martyniak on Monday, September 10. Here’s your advanced warning, you know, in case you need to set up a Google+ account or test your webcam.


How Reading & Reflection
Improve Your Self-Published Work

Monday, September 10, 2012
8:30 p.m. — 10:30 p.m. Eastern

Rachel Lynn Brody and Shoshana Martyniak will lead a workshop session in strengthening one’s voice as a participant in the world of self-publishing. Select a short blog entry (under 500 words) that you like, but think needs some tweaking, and bring it to a Google Hangout to read and discuss with other authors.

Please make sure you have an account with Google+ and have tested at least one Google Hangout before the session Monday night. You will need a computer with video camera and microphone capabilities to participate. Some smartphones also support G+.

Add Rachel Lynn Brody and Shoshana Martyniak to your Google+ circles now.

8 p.m.                   Hangout Open
8:30 – 10 p.m.      Readings & Comments
10 – 10:30 p.m.    Discussion/General Chaos

To register, email your blog entry to along with your blog’s URL. If you don’t have a blog, submit any non-fiction piece under 500 words. Spaces are limited.

If you’re interested in observing the hangout without having your work critiqued, send an email to

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