Local and Global Literary Ladies at How Conference This Month!


Thanks to the HorrorAddicts.net Online Writers Conference, our local authors from the SJWA are taking part with our fellow literary ladies near and far!

Join us February 24-28 at the HOW Conference for Live Chats, Workshop Forums, Video Panels, Literary Games, and More! All Genres are Welcome and Registration is FREE!



Here’s a glance at our Shout Box Chat Schedule to open HOW:

Sunday February 24 4 p.m. Pacific/ 7 p.m. Eastern Naching T. Kassa, Horror Addicts.net Publisher and Dark Divinations anthology Editor

Monday February 25 10 a.m. Pacific / 1 p.m. Eastern Emerian Rich, Horror Addicts.net Publisher & Podcast Hostess, Publishing 101

Monday February 25 8 p.m. Eastern / 5 p.m. Pacific Shout Box Welcome Night Party with Author Kristin Battestella


Be sure to bookmark Our Event Page on Facebook and Sign up at http://horroraddictswriters.freeforums.net/ 


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!







For more author insights, visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/southjerseywritersconference/

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.






More Video from the 3rd Indie Author Day!


Our Local Literary Ladies were well represented Saturday October 13 at the 3rd Indie Author Day!

Fellow author gents Brian McKinley and William Gold join Loretta Wish, J. Lauryl Jennings, Kristin Battestella, and Laura Kaighn for the Fiction and Genre Panel at the Heggan Library.

You can see the entire 7 part video here or join these and more local writers at the South Jersey Writers Conference November 7 & 10 in Berlin, NJ.

RSVP with our Online form or visit our Facebook group for more details!








South Jersey Women Authors at the Mount Holly Book Fair and More!

The Local Literary Ladies have been Busy Recent Months! Here’s a sample of our Adventures at the Mount Holly Book Fair April 29.



The Mount Holly Book Fair was the Second Leg after The Mount Holly Writers Conference Late in 2017 – also featuring some of the SJWA Ladies!



Huge Thanks also to the Mill Race Village Arts & Preservation for making these Literary Events Possible! For more visit the Mount Holly Writers Conference Group

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 RadioVisionNetwork.com. Remember to check the video archive weekly as more episodes come and go!

Kay McHenry: http://livestre.am/598iC

Kristin Battestella:  http://livestre.am/55FIn

Kit Gritstaff:  http://livestre.am/55FCC

Darlene Beck Jacobson: http://livestre.am/55nHC

Laura Del: http://livestre.am/56zgX

Deborah Picorelli: http://livestre.am/579V3

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!