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Organized by the Long Beach Literary Arts Center, Common Ground will provide a public space to share and connect through stories that remind us why we live here, and hopefully give us a chance to bond over our similarities--and even differences.

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Portland will be the place for writers later this month. Among the more than 12,000 writers, teachers, and publishers trekking to the Oregon Convention Center for the annual AWP Conference & Bookfair March 27-30 will be LBLAC co-founder Desiree Kannel and Long Beach poets Li Yun Alvarado and Michelle Brittan Rosado.

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The secret to winning National Novel Writing Month is rewarding yourself, four-time winner Aladdin Steiman-Cameron told attendees at the Long Beach Literary Arts Center's NaNoWriMo Preparation Workshop at the Long Beach Main Library on Oct. 20.

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TAladdin Steiman-Cameron will share strategies for completing NaNoWriMo, which challenges writers to produce an entire novel in 30 days. his is a generic article you can use for adding article content / subjects on your website. You can edit all of this text and replace it with anything you have to say in your news/topic article.

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Long Beach Literary Arts Center board member Rachael Rifkin spoke to screenwriter Steven Deeble about his interest in writing and film.

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At Long Beach Literary Arts Center's Summer Mixer at the Burnett Neighborhood Library, about two dozen writers networked, then got down to the important business of discussing strategies to be accountable for making progress.

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The Long Beach Literary Arts Center held its first literary mixer at the Ruth Bach branch of the Long Beach Public Library on April 21. Though most mixers include cocktails (and our future mixers might!), what better place to gather writers together than a library?

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The Long Beach chapter of Women Who Submit on Saturday held a We Pay Your Submission Fees Party where fees were waived for women submitting their work.

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Long Beach Literary Arts Center co-founder Nancy Lynée Woo helped participants unpack the cliché of the starving artist at a free workshop at Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library based on best-selling author Jeff Goins’ “Real Artists Don't Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age.”

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