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:
Ghostwriting and Authoring
Screenwriting and Adaptation
Editing and Proofreading
Web content development
Our next monthly meeting
is open to the public!
Monday, October 26, 2015
Panera Bread, Bardmoor Plaza
10801 Starkey Road, Largo, FL 33777
(corner of Starkey & Bryan Dairy Roads)
JOIN US Monday, October 26, when DocuMeant Publishing CEO Ginger Marks and BAPWG Book Project Chair Louise Harris will moderate a workshop for member and guest input on this exciting anthology outline toward publication in Fall 2016.
Upcoming Meetings & Events:
Meet our authors and other members on Saturday, October 24, at our BAPWG booth at the Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the USF downtown campus.
November 18 (week early due to Thanksgiving), successful publicist Marsha Friedman, founder and CEO of her EMSI firm, will highlight “Promoting & Marketing Your Multiple Author Book.”
At September 28 meeting members surprised
President Steve Traiman with beautiful plaque
“BAPWG recognizes with gratitude
For dedicated leadership as President”
A signed “Superman” card was also gratefully
acknowledged with thanks to all from Steve.
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!
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
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 email@example.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.
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.
Writers Workshop presenters, from left, Rick Rhodes, Steve Traiman, Patricia Pochurek, Carol Perry, Sue Kotchman, Joyce LaFray.
Not pictured: Miriam Goodspeed, Fred Wright.