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News & Updates for LA Freelance Members - Take a Gander!

From: Colleen
Sent on: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 5:47 PM
Hi all!

Some quick notes and info for you, but first I need to make a request.

Calling All Web Developers!

If there are any advanced web developers / designers in our group looking to add some new clients - can you please contact me. I am looking for a coder who knows html/CSS/Flash/javascript advanced techniques (not for me for a client of mine). If you are great with coding, problem solving and long term development of websites - send me links to your sites at [address removed]



News:

Mixer This Sunday at Blankspaces 11/1/09 at 3pm - Casual good ol' fashioned networking! join us in the conference room with business cards in hand! Don't forget to RSVP

LASBO Meet Up - Interactive Entrepreneur Event 11/3/09 - Culver City Learn how to start that business you have always wanted - in an interactive format! Scott Orsulich, President of START THAT BUSINESS!?, will show you how to take an idea for a new business, start that business and prepare it for launch. Scott will demonstrate ways to save you time, money and avoid unnecessary effort when striving to build a best-in-class business. Cost $20.00 For details - http://www.meetup.com/Los-Angeles-Small-Business/calendar/11691922/


Peleg Top Presents: How to Get Your Work Published in high end design books 11/5/2009
Peleg Top interviews Nancy Heinonen, Publications Director of Crescent Hill Books To celebrate the release of Peleg Top?s upcoming new book, Designing for the Greater Good, Peleg will host an exclusive intimate "behind the scenes" interview workshop with Nancy Heinonen, Publications Director of Crescent Hill Books. This event will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for members of the Los Angeles design community to learn how to get free international exposure in a high-end design books. A few seats are left remaining. Cost is $18.00 Sign Up NOW http://pelegtop.eventbrite.com/

Information & Resources

Creative Freelance San Diego 2009 Conference Audio Recordings Now Available - If you missed the Conference in San Diego - Have no fear! You can buy the audio recordings of the presentations now! $87.00 for the whole deal! Check it out here http://www.creativefreelancerstore.com/home.html

About Writing for Writers - A member of our group sent a few people some information on getting published and writing - and I asked him if I could pass it along. So a thank you to Edward Lee Goldstein (www.MaleThingExplained.com) for sharing his resources;

Alameda Writers Group meets the first Sat. morning of each month. The
Alameda writers group (mainly for screenplays, but some book authors
also attend). They meet
at the Glendale Library at 9:45 am.,
it is free and they have free donuts. Often have "A" list writers,
directors, and producers in the TV and movie
biz as speakers : www.alamedawritersgroup.org
(They post next months speakers toward the end of this month so revist then to get this
up-to-date info.)

BOOK PUBLICISTS OF SO. CAL. is primarily for book writers. Speakers
include authors, media people, publicists. Check out book pub. website:
www.bookpublicists.org for details. They meet every other month. Next
meeting this month.

Books about the book biz, publishing and self-publishing that I
recommend:

"The Publishing Game: How to be Published in 30 Days" by Fern Reiss (
www.PublishingGame.com or phone[masked] ) provides tangible info
on how to self-publish your book, with addresses and phone numbers
needed to get your book
completed, ie. getting an ISBN number, a Library categorization

Dan Poynter's book, "The Self-publishing Manuel" (ParaPublishing.com
or phone[masked] ) is another book about completing the process of
making a book from a manuscript.

These two cross-reference each other and can give you an objective
view with substance.

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See you Sunday!

Colleen Rice Nelson
OrganizerThe Los Angeles Freelance Meetup Group

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