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What writing associations do you suggest that nonfiction writers should join? Thank you, Bob.

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Dear Bob,

There's no universal answer to this question. It depends on what you're looking for in terms of support, benefits, etc.

I would probably start by looking for a writers association in your city or region and/or in your genre. You'll find a list of writer's groups across the country at this link: http://spannet.org/partners.htm.

If there's one where you live that holds regular meetings, that could be a good place to make connections, network and learn more.

Good luck!

Mark David Gerson
author, The MoonQuest & The Voice of the Muse
http://lightlinesmedia.com

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Mark David Gerson

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Happy to answer questions about writing, writer's block, publishing/self-publishing. Can answer general questions, but not available to critique work.

Experience

Published author; have taught writing for 15 years at colleges, universities and community centers in the U.S. and Canada.

Organizations
Southwest Writers New Mexico Book Co-op

Publications
Author of the fantasy adventure, The MoonQuest, and the book of writing inspiration and practice, The Voice of the Muse: Answering the Call to Write. Freelanced full-time as a writer, journalist and editor for more than a decade. Published in a wide range of publications. Free inspirational e-newsletter has 1200 subscribers in more than a dozen countries.

Education/Credentials
Published Author. Published Freelance Writer. More than 15 years of teaching/coaching/consulting.

Awards and Honors
New Mexico Discovery Award 2006; Award-Winning Finalist in Visionary Fiction, the National Best Books 2007 Awards

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