Our Creative Writing Group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. We are working through the exercises in Brian Kiteley's The 3 a.m. Epiphany: Uncommon Writing Exercises that Transform Your Fiction. The assignment for April 20th is Fantasy - 154.
In chapter 7 of Shimmering Images: a Handy Little Guide to Writing Memoir, Lisa Dale Norton explains the concept of Shimmering Images.
The Read Local committee is very pleased to announce that Charlotte Henderson has won our The Many in One short story contest for her entry "Diversity Club." "Diversity Club" meticulously captures the complex and ever-evolving nature of identity.
There are two major conferences for area writers happening in May.
The Missouri Writers Guild will be having their 2017 conference in Columbia, MO over the weekend of May 5-7. Registration is already open. Diverse speakers will present a variety of topics, and there will be numerous opportunities to share, pitch, network, and otherwise make important business connections.
Each month The Writers Place brings locally and nationally known writers to present their poetry and prose in the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series. In March we welcome Jose Faus and Jan Duncan-O'Neal.
Tuesday, March 21st
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Central Resource Library - Carmack Community Room