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, April 28, 2014

1:00 pm

Panera Bread, Bardmoor Plaza

10801 Starkey Road, Largo, FL 33777

(corner of Starkey & Bryan Dairy Roads)

 

Mark your calendar for our next meeting at 1:00 pm on Monday, April 28, 2014.

Join us as we welcome Don Chase, Editorial Director of PinellasReader.com, new online monthly (soon to be weekly) newspaper. He will highlight the publication’s editorial needs and fees, and requirements for needed new writers.

 

Upcoming Meetings & Events:

April 27: Annual George Ewing & Diane Marcou Memorial Writers Picnic is Sunday, April 27,at Taylor Park, Shelter #5,
in Largo, 9 am for breakfast, 10:30 to 4 pm for networking and lunch, with donations of finger foods, appetizers, salads
& desserts. Co-sponsored by BAPWG, St Pete Writers Club, PINAWOR and WordSmitten, it’s a great opportunity to meet
other Tampa Bay area freelance writers and authors. Significant others and children very welcome!
PLEASE RSVP YOUR ATTENDANCE BY APRIL 21 WITH TOTAL COMING & FOOD DONATION
TO PRESIDENT STEVE TRAIMAN – straiman@mindspring.com

 

May 19 (week early due to Memorial Day): Ginger Marks, CEO & Vice President, Communications of FAPA (Florida Authors & Publishers Association), will offer “Publishing 101.” She will explain the different types of publishing and aspects of them, and will also touch on proper book design, formatting and cover design. Ginger will also provide a brief overview of FAPA for possible new members.

 

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.