Bay Area Professional Writers Guild (BAPWG)

The only writers’ network in the Tampa Bay (FL) area comprising freelance nonfiction writers with a demonstrated track record in their fields, professional credentials, and high standards for ethics and quality.

BAPWG writers deliver on target, on budget,

and on deadline.

BAPWG’s network offers skilled contractors in:

Copywriting

Technical writing

Ghostwriting and Authoring

Screenwriting and Adaptation

Editing and Proofreading

Web content development

Blogging

 

Our next monthly meeting

is open to the public!

Monday, September 28, 2015

1:00 pm

Panera Bread, Bardmoor Plaza

10801 Starkey Road, Largo, FL 33777

(corner of Starkey & Bryan Dairy Roads)

 

 

JOIN US Monday, September 28, when publisher Bobbi Janson, head of Janson Media, will provide vital know-how on “Publishing Preparation for Anthology Books” as we look ahead to a Member contribution collection of short stories, poems and anecdotes for release in Fall 2016.
 

Upcoming Meetings & Events:

Meet our authors and other members on Saturday, October 24, at our BAPWG & Writers’ Consortium booth at the Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the USF downtown campus.

 

 

 

At May 18 meeting/WMNF field trip, front, from left, Doris Norrito, Linda Valentino, Ruth Liss, guests Deborah Black  & Sara  Im; back, from left, Keith long, guest Randy Southbury, Rick Rhodes, host Rob Lorei, Steve Traiman, Bob Ieva.

At May 18 meeting/WMNF field trip, front, from left, Doris Norrito, Linda Valentino, Ruth Liss, guests Deborah Black & Sara Im; back, from left, Keith long, guest Randy Southbury, Rick Rhodes, host Rob Lorei, Steve Traiman, Bob Ieva.

 

March 23 speaker Doris Norrito compares maps of Palestine, left, and Israel in an informative talk on how the media treats the conflict vs the reality of today!

March 23 speaker Doris Norrito compares maps of Palestine, left, and Israel in an informative talk on how the media treats the conflict vs the reality of today!

                                                                                                               

Tampa Bay Times performing arts critic Stephanie Hayes gave an excellent  presentation on “Tips on Selling 10,000 or More Books!” at our Feb. 23 meeting. She graciously had this photo taken to post on her social media outlets.

Tampa Bay Times performing arts critic Stephanie Hayes gave
an excellent presentation on “Tips on Selling 10,000 or More Books!” at our Feb. 23 meeting. She graciously had this photo taken to post
on her social media outlets.

At joint Creative Copy by Steve Traiman/BAPWG booth January 14 at Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce Business Show were, from left, Keith Long, Steve Traiman, Buddy Baker. Photo: Bob Schlesinger/Tropical Focus

At joint Creative Copy by Steve Traiman/BAPWG booth January 14 at Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce Business Show were, from left, Keith Long, Steve Traiman, Buddy Baker.
Photo: Bob Schlesinger/Tropical Focus

Leonardo's Muse and Mine," Jeff Corydon's self-published short story anthology, is available online at Amazon.com or directly from Jeff - email him at jcorydon@tampabay.rr.com. The majority of stories included were written after he retired from the diplomatic service working abroad, and began his second career as a freelance travel writer here in Florida. Among foreign service locales are Mauritius, Cameroon and Morocco.

Leonardo’s Muse and Mine,” Jeff Corydon’s self-published short story anthology, is available online at Amazon.com or directly from Jeff – email him at jcorydon@tampabay.rr.com. The majority of stories included were written after he retired from the diplomatic service working abroad, and began his second career as a freelance travel writer here in Florida. Among foreign service locales are Mauritius, Cameroon and Morocco.

 

Kate Sullivan talks to BAPWG members at the meeting on November 17th. Everyone was enthralled by Sullivan's motivating talk at the meeting.

Kate Sullivan talks to BAPWG members at the meeting on November 17th. Everyone was enthralled by Sullivan’s motivating talk at the meeting.

 

At BAPWG booth in October 25 Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, lfrom left, Jeff Corydon, Ruth Liss, Steve Traiman, Rick Rhodes. Also participating: Bonnie Quick, Ray Arredondo, Carol Perry.

At BAPWG booth in October 25 Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, lfrom left, Jeff Corydon, Ruth Liss, Steve Traiman, Rick Rhodes. Also participating: Bonnie Quick, Ray Arredondo, Carol Perry.

We look forward to seeing you at these and other programs throughout the year!

At Writers Workshop, from left, President Steve Traiman, Workshop Chair Carol Perry, Holiday Party hostess Joyce LaFray.

At Writers Workshop, from left, President Steve Traiman, Workshop Chair Carol Perry, Holiday Party hostess Joyce LaFray.

Writers Workshop presenters, from left, Rick Rhodes, Steve Traiman, Patricia Pochurek, Carol Perry, Sue Kotchman, Joyce LaFray. Not pictured: Miriam Goodspeed, Fred Wright.

Writers Workshop presenters, from left, Rick Rhodes, Steve Traiman, Patricia Pochurek, Carol Perry, Sue Kotchman, Joyce LaFray.
Not pictured: Miriam Goodspeed, Fred Wright.