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, February 23, 2014

1:00 pm

Panera Bread, Bardmoor Plaza

10801 Starkey Road, Largo, FL 33777

(corner of Starkey & Bryan Dairy Roads)

 

 

 

JOIN US February 23 as we welcome Stephanie Hayes, Tampa Bay Times Performing Arts Critic, who will offer ”Tips on selling your book to 10,000 people or more,” highlighting the talk she gave at the TBT Reading Festival last October.


 

 

Upcoming Meetings & Events:

 

March

 

 

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!

 

 

 

In Memoriam-Adele Woodyard: We lost Adele Woodyard, our good friend and long-time active member, on April 21 due to an inoperable brain tumor. Thanks to the many BAPWG members who attended her memorial service on April 25 in Tarpon Springs. Adele had a good, long life with many accomplishments, and touched many lives along the way. In her memory, donations may be made to the Suncoast Hospice Foundation, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33760.

 

 

 

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.