Fantasy and Speculative Fiction Panel – South Jersey Writers Conference


Yes, there was even MORE literary lady goodness at the South Jersey Writers Conference November 10 thanks to the Fantasy and Speculative Fiction Panel featuring Laura Kaighn, Kerry Gans, Dina Leacock, Nadine Jasmine, and J. Lauryl Jennings. The ladies discussed everything from genre inspirations, procrastination, and author discipline to promotion, finding readers, and writing routine.


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Paranormal and Horror Panel – South Jersey Writers Conference


Gents William Gold and Brian McKinley joined Christine Norris, J.P. Simmons, and J.L. Brown for the Paranormal and Horror Panel at the South Jersey Writers Conference November 10.

The authors discussed everything from genre and literary influences to writing research, world building, publishing, social media, and everything in between!







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SJWG President K.A. Magrowski on NaNoWriMo and More!


South Jersey Writers Group President K.A. Magrowski discussed National Novel Writing Month, writing every day, surrounding yourself with like minded writers, the importance of the writing community, developing writer’s habits, wanting to be a writer versus achieving your dreams, and much, much more inspiration and enlightenment at the South Jersey Writers Conference November 10, 2018. Thank you, Krista!




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Workshops at the South Jersey Writers Conference!

The South Jersey Writers Conference Day November 10 provided a wealth of workshops, information, and activities, beginning with Authorship 101 and Brainstorming with our presenter Laura Kaighn of Lady Hawke Storytelling




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Networking Night at the South Jersey Writers Conference!

Our very own Ilene Schneider Rabbi Author was the Keynote Speaker for Networking Night at the South Jersey Writers Conference November 7!


Ilene spoke on everything from the fairy tale of writing life to writer’s block, outlining  versus by the pants, research, marketing, networking, publishing, and more in an informative and bemusing speech.

You can see the full address and Q&A in the video playlist below or stay up to date on the South Jersey Women Authors and visit the South Jersey Writers Conference on Facebook for further information.




South Jersey Women Authors at the 3rd Indie Author Day!

Ladies from the South Jersey Women Authors stepped out for the 3rd Indie Author Day at the Heggan Library on October 13!


You can see the 7 part video series of the Non Fiction and Children’s Panel below, featuring moderator Laura Kaighn and authors Karen Castaneda, Kerry Gans, Jane Lueder, Linda Silver, and E.P. Bell on everything from genre and the self publishing process to marketing, pitches, author voice, and networking.

Want to see some of these local lady authors and more writers in person? Join us at the expanded South Jersey Writers Conference at our Networking Night November 7 or our Saturday Conference Day November 10.

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More Lady Authors Guest on Read All About It!

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Local South Jersey Women Authors and fellow literary ladies from across the region have made a stop or two to fellow author Stefani Milan’s Read All About It talk show on the Radio Vision Network!

Here’s a brief example of videos currently available from Remember to check the video archive weekly as more episodes come and go!

Kay McHenry:

Kristin Battestella:

Kit Gritstaff:

Darlene Beck Jacobson:

Laura Del:

Deborah Picorelli:

Several of july 24our friends from the South Jersey Writers Group have also appeared on Radio Vision’s Morning Coffee What to Watch segment, discussing movies, books, blogging, and more!

You can also see several local authors and get in on the literary action yourself with the next New Jersey Authors Network panel September 17 at the Mullica Hill Branch Library or keep up with the SJWA sheningans on Facebook!