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Author Available for Readings, Talks

MARILYN A. HUDSON is now available for book talks, readings, and discussions about writing and research.

With theatrical skill she can read selections of her short stories to delight and entertain.  With skill and expertise she can communicate the process of research and on the writing process itself. Marilyn A. Hudson holds degrees in History and Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma.
She has been a newspaper stringer, a contributing editor, radio voice, a columnist, a blogger, and an author. She has been a public, school, and higher education library professional. She travels each year sharing stories as a professional storyteller.
Born in Kansas, seasoned in Oklahoma and polished by the world – Marilyn A. Hudson is an author whose scope is wide and whose words speak volumes.
Cost is reasonable for Oklahoma City area.  Book her soon for your library, class or club. Reach her at:  (Please put Author visit in subject line)


Anti-Bullying Advocate to be Featured in InspireMeToday

LaNiyah Bailey - Author and Advocate
FYI: LiNiyah Bailey, a young author who advocates against bullying sent this message:  "Thanks so much for your continued support as I am traveling along this journey to banish bullying and to create acceptance for all.   I'm so excited to share some great news with you. On Saturday, January 26th, 2013 I will be the featured Inspirational Luminary on, sharing my wisdom with the world. This FREE website is one to bookmark!"

Inspire Me Today features the 'Brilliance' of a new Luminary every day. To help you stay inspired, you can sign up to receive this 3 minute 'Today's Brilliance' pick-me-up each day by email, by RSS feed or as an iPhone app. You can even subscribe to it on the new Google Currents.  You can start your day with the wisdom of Sir Richard Branson, Guy Laliberte, Seth Godin, Neale Donald Walsch, Marci Shimoff, or one of hundreds more, now including Bailey who noted, "I'm so honored to be with such esteemed company!"

Please visit the site on January 26th, 2013 and help LaNiyah Bailey inspire the world.  "If my traffic and comments break records, will share my content with millions of additional people too! I hope you'll check it out, leave a comment and share it with your friends."

From the folks at Inspire Me Today and from me, thank you in advance for your kind support.   "I know you're going to love InspireMeToday.comTogether we really can inspire the world."

LaNiyah Bailey
Award-Winning Youth Author & Anti-Bullying Advocate


OWFI Contest

Oklahoma Writers Federation has a contest going. "Febuary 1st is fast approaching. Get those contest entries in sooner rather than later so there is plenty of time to make corrections if needed. Please be sure to check out the Electronic Entry Procedures on how to enter the contest online. Once you've paid your entry fee, there is a step where you bookmark a page. This will prevent you from having to go through the payment process a second time. It VERY easy. "

Also, if you have questions, feel free to contact the category chairs. . Here's a link to the step-by-step directions: Best of luck to everyone entering. 

Good time to join, plan to attend their conference, and joining a local group or guild.