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From Inspiration to Publication – The Beach Hut Writing Academy Announces New Date!

via: Ken Douglas (Flickr)

Following two sell-out writing conferences in both 2016 and 2017, the much loved writing workshop will be back in 2018.

The event will consist of workshops with top authors including the Sunday Times bestseller of psychological thrillers ERIN KELLY – lauded as “a master at drip-feeding us the details, keeping us guessing about the truth” – The Guardian. 

Alongside workshops will be a guaranteed opportunity to pitch your story to a literary agent or publisher in a one-to-one slot!

Sponsored by Writers’ Forum, a monthly magazine that aims at helping aspiring writers to reach their goals, and Mslexia, the groundbreaking magazine for women who write, full of debate, discussion, advice and inspiration for women looking to progress their writing careers.

The event will be taking place on March 17 2018 and is being created through the careful curation of organisers’ favourite authors and writing experts, across all genres, “we think it’s

Read more at: http://bjournal.co/from-inspiration-to-publication-the-beach-hut-writing-academy-announces-new-date/

First publication from Maintenance Ends Press to spotlight unsolved Evelyn Hartley case

For more than six decades, the unsolved disappearance of Evelyn Hartley has mesmerized and perplexed the La Crosse community and beyond, sparking a book, CNN iReport and continued news coverage.

Now, the case is being re-imagined by author Rick Harsch in “Voices After Evelyn,” the first novel to be published by the Midwest-centric Maintenance Ends Press.

“It’s the case in La Crosse crime,” said Harsch, 58, of Izola, Slovenia, and formerly of La Crosse. “It seemed to resonate through the whole town.”

On Oct. 24, 1953, Hartley, 15, a sophomore at Central High School, vanished from the Hoeschler Drive home of UW-La Crosse professor Viggo Rasmussen, whose 20-month-old baby she was caring for. After Evelyn failed to check in with her parents at 8:30 p.m., Hartley’s father discovered the baby sleeping, a stepladder propped against an open basement window of the Rasmussen home, and Evelyn’s glasses, shoes and blood on the floor. Police

Read more at: http://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/first-publication-from-maintenance-ends-press-to-spotlight-unsolved-evelyn/article_cad37b9f-e591-51e6-b5f7-28e540d3dea8.html