• TAF Blog & News

  • Getting Started in the New Year

    By Kristy Stevenson, kristystevenson.com I don’t make resolutions anymore, but with the New Year upon us I thought it was as good a time as any to START something. Something new, something neglected, something fun, something challenging … you get the idea. In 2017, I was grateful that my work went in a lot of different directions. This of course meant that some projects got sidelined in order to meet new deadlines. But I learned to juggle and diversify. Regular and repeat business is [...]

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    Exciting Lineup for 2018 Conference

    By Don Vaughan, Conference Director It’s hard to believe that the first Write Now! conference took place way back in 2008. Since then, TAF’s annual spring writing symposium has become a truly special event that local and regional writers look forward to each year. Write Now! 2018 will take place on Saturday, April 28 at The McKimmon Center on Gorman Street in Raleigh, and we promise a conference you’ll long remember. Our fiction guest of honor will be award-winning short-story writer [...]

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    New Meeting Venue for 2018

    By Mark Cantrell Our monthly meetings are a wonderful opportunity for TAF members to gather in person to share information and good news. Since the association’s founding in 2003, we have met at a variety of locations around the capital city - including book stores, coffee shops, and restaurants. Each time we’ve moved, it’s because our numbers have outgrown the venue. Our previous location has been good to us, but I’m happy to report that we’re on the move yet [...]

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    N&O 2018 Conference Promotion

    By Don Vaughan Did you see the TAF mention in today's issue of the The News & Observer? Their Book Beat column names our spring conference - Write Now! 2018, our fiction guest of honor Megan Mayhew Bergman, and nonfiction guest of honor Mike Sager. They also included a link back to our website with a nod that registration opens February 1. It'll be here before we know it!

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