We at Writers on the Move strive to provide information that will help you on your writing and marketing journey. And, as an extra feature of our group we offer The Writing World (TWW) monthly newsletter. Subscribers are treated as our ‘inner circle.’ This means that there will be occasional free stuff and exclusive ‘first print’ content.

If you'd like to put your writing career in motion and promote your platform, yourself, and your books, you can join our group. Membership is currently open. (Just email Karen at - please put WOTM in the subject box.)

Below you'll find out about all our talented and experienced contributors!

Karen Cioffi (Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Writers on the Move)
Children's Author, Ghostwriter, Rewriter, and Coach

Karen Cioffi is the founder and editor-in-chief of Writers on the Move. She is also an award-winning author, children's ghostwriter, and offers self-publishing help to children's authors: Writers on the Move Press


Margot Conor

While Margot Conor has been writing for a long time, it wasn't until the COVID lock-down that she had enough time to dedicate to the craft and finish her first novel. Now she's preparing to debut her first novel.

You can learn more about Margot and her writing at Margot

Debra Eckerling
Write On Online & Guided Goals

Debra Eckerling is a writer, editor and project catalyst. She is founder of Write On Online, a live and online writers’ support group, and Guided Goals, where she works with individuals, groups, and small businesses to strategize, set goals and manage their projects.

Debra is the host of the Guided Goals Podcast, author of Purple Pencil Adventures: Writing Prompts for Kids of All Ages, and an editor at Social Media Examiner. She's a speaker/moderator on the subjects of writing, networking, goal-setting, and social media, and hosts a monthly hangout for writers and entrepreneurs in West Los Angeles. 

Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Multi Award-winning Books for Writers

Carolyn Howard-Johnson brings her experience as a publicist, journalist, marketer, and retailer to the advice she gives in her HowToDoItFrugally series of books for writers and the many classes she taught for nearly a decade as instructor for UCLA Extension’s world-renown Writers’ Program. All her books for writers are multi award winners including both the first and second editions of The Frugal Book Promoter and her multi award-winning The Frugal Editor won awards from USA Book News, Readers’ Views Literary Award, the marketing award from Next Generation Indie Books and others including the coveted Irwin award.


Suzanne Lieurance
Award-Winning Author, Freelance Writer, Writing Coach

Suzanne Lieurance is the author of more than 35 published books, a freelance writer, a writing coach, speaker and workshop presenter. She is a former classroom teacher and was an instructor for the Institute of Children's Literature for over 8 years. Suzanne lives and writes by the sea on Florida's beautiful Treasure Coast. Visit her blog for writers at

Lieurance offers The Morning Nudge, every weekday morning to writers via email. Get your free subscription now at The Morning Nudge.

W. Terry Whalin

Helping All Types of Writers

W. Terry Whalin understands both sides of the editorial desk. A former literary agent, Terry is an acquisitions editor at Morgan James Publishing, a New York publisher. He has written more than 60 books for traditional publishers including Jumpstart Your Publishing Dreams, 10 Publishing Myths, Book Proposals That Sell and Billy Graham, A Biography of America’s Greatest Evangelist. Several of Terry’s books have sold over 100,000 copies. His blog about The Writing Life has more than 1700 searchable entries.
Terry is an active member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He has over 180,000 twitter followers. He lives in Southern California.



Linda Wilson
Children's Writer

Linda Wilson, a former elementary teacher and ICL graduate, has published over 100 articles for adults and children, and six short stories for children. Publishing credits include seven bio sketches for the library journal, Biography Today, which include Troy Aikman and Stephen King; Highlights for Children; Pockets; Hopscotch; and true stories about children in distress receiving teddy bears in her column, "Teddy Bear Corner," Montgomery County Sheriff's Crime Prevention Newsletter, Dayton Ohio. Recently, she completed Joyce Sweeney's online fiction courses, picture book course and mystery and suspense course. She is currently working on several projects for children. Follow Linda on Facebook.  

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