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The 3 a.m. Epiphany
Apr 15, 2017

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.

The 3 a.m. Epiphany
Apr 1, 2017

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.

Jody Jensen Shaffer photo
Mar 22, 2017

It's not often you visit an author's website and find six forthcoming books featured, but such is currently the case with Liberty, Missouri's Jody Jensen Shaffer. To find out how she's managed to accomplish such a feat, read on . . . 

Local Writers
Mar 18, 2017

In chapter 7 of Shimmering Images: a Handy Little Guide to Writing Memoir, Lisa Dale Norton explains the concept of Shimmering Images.

Charlotte Henderson
Mar 15, 2017

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.

The 3 a.m. Epiphany
Mar 11, 2017

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.

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Mar 10, 2017

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.

Jan Duncan-O'Neal
Mar 9, 2017

Jan Duncan-O’Neal was born and raised in Kansas City, has lived most of her adult years around the Midwest and in southern Colorado.

Twenty-eight and a Half Wishes
Mar 1, 2017

Don’t let Twenty-eight and a Half Wishes mystery classification fool you. This book is a perfect blend of mystery and romance with just a touch of fantasy.

Mar 1, 2017

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

 

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