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August 16th, Diane Taylor – Taylor Made Publishing to speak at Speakers Luncheon

On February 3, 2016 The Daily Reflector ran an interesting article on Diane Taylor and Taylor Made Publishing located in Greenville, NC, entitled “A Story of Success, Pursuing Dreams.” The article covered the company’s inception as well as a few stories about some of their first clients. Pamlico Writers Group contacted Ms.Taylor and are pleased to announce that she will be our August 16th Luncheon Speaker. A few of the topics she’ll be covering are: What are publishers looking for? What should authors look for and be aware of before submitting their work? How does the overall publishing process work?

TMP profile(1)

Diane Taylor, Publisher/CEO

Taylor Made Publishing


Diane N. Taylor is a wife, a mother and an entrepreneur. Originally from upstate New York, Mrs. Taylor has over seven years’ experience in broadcast journalism in television, radio and newspaper mediums. Mrs. Taylor was also a Communications Instructor at Pitt Community College for two years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast/Journalism from Morgan State University and a Master’s in Technical and Professional Communications from East Carolina University.
Mrs. Taylor moved to North Carolina to pursue a career in Public Relations and Public Health in 2002 and met her husband Garrett. After years as a certified Substance Abuse Prevention Professional Mrs. Taylor authored A Game of Faith – The Story of Negro League Baseball Player Carl Long. Self-publishing her book was the beginning of her latest business venture as the Founder and CEO of Taylor Made Publishing. Taylor Made Publishing is a full service book publishing company that specializes in helping steer authors from manuscript to print. TMP offers everything from cover design, to copyright to ISBNs. Their job is to help everyday people tell extraordinary stories. In addition to Taylor Made Publishing she is also a blogger. Mrs. Taylor currently resides in Greenville, NC with her husband Garrett and their two children, Morgan and Garrett M. Her Chocolate Mother blog can be found at www.chocolatemother.com.  For more information about her publishing company visit www.taylormadenc.com.

Taylor Made Publishing logo-1As a multifaceted publishing house offering various services to authors, Diane will share with us what’s involved (from start to finish) in finding a publisher and getting your book published. She’ll also be sharing what publishers are looking for in the artists/writers/authors they choose to contract with. And in this day of vanity presses she’ll also be giving us her frank assessment of what authors should look for before submitting their work.

August 16th Luncheon Speaker

Diane Taylor, CEO, Taylor Made Publishing

The China Bay Buffet, 2871 US Hgwy 17S, Chocowinity, NC 27817

11:45am to 1:00pm

Mark your calendars and join us for this event.

 Our free Luncheon Meetings are open to the public.

Attendees should go through the normal buffet line and assemble in the private meeting room. Please be sure and leave a tip for your server so that we may reduce our facility costs.

Our public Luncheon Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month except the following months: January, March, July, November and December.


Pamlico Writers Group is affiliated with Arts of the Pamlico and meets as small critique groups on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. at the Turnage Theater. Novice through published authors are encouraged and invited to join our meetings.
Pamlico Writers Group and Arts of the Pamlico co-sponsor the annual Pamlico Writers Conference and Competition. 2017’s Conference information is not available at this time.  Look for this and other events on our web site at www.pamlicowritersgroup.org where you may also join our group.


About Pamlico Writers Group

This is a publication of the Pamlico Writers Group, created to help promote and advance writers skills along with expanding our groups membership and reach. Our aim on this site is to keep you our readers and participants aware of upcoming events. Topics covered during the year will be news regarding our annual Pamlico Writers Conference and Competition, co-sponsored with Arts of the Pamlico, discussion of and from our conferences, participants and group news. PWG's Steering Committee has finalized details for our 5th Annual Pamlico Writers Conference on March 17 & 18th, 2017 at The Turnage Theatre, 150 W. Main St., Washington, NC. This year's theme is "Words," Image and Story". Our Friday night keynote speaker this year will be Author, Teacher, Speaker, and Director of Lavenson Studios, Zelda Lockhart. For more information on Ms. Lockhart visit her website at: http://www.zeldalockhart.com/. For a complete schedule of Friday night and Saturday events, go to our website at: https://www.pamlicowritersgroup.wildapricot.org/. Be sure to check back often for more details of this and other events we have planned. The companion juried writing competition submissions opened on January 1, 2017. Winners are announced and an awards ceremony will be held during our Friday night Kick-Off Event. If you'd like more information on guidelines for entries, please go to our website: https://www.pamlicowritersgroup.wildapricot.org/ All registrations for both conference and/or entry into the competition will be made through our web site: https://www.pamlicowritersgroup.wildapricot.org/. Again, see site for complete details. Thank you for visiting! We hope to see you again soon. **If you are a writer interested in finding a critique group or other writers, we encourage you to come and join us. If you life at a distance please don't let that diswade you, we have several members who participate predominately on-line. Our meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 pm here in Washington, NC at the Turnage Theatre. We would love to hear from you regarding comments or ideas you have for the group. This blog is authored by members of our writer's group. Thank you for stopping by. See you soon, Kaylene Wilson Program Coordinator


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