April and May

We had a fabulous meeting on Short Stories in April with Starla and Sonny, then had a special Pitching presentation by Chris Robertson, a screenwriter from Hollywood. Next month, May 16, we’re going to have Starla, former KWA president and author of over 70 books, talking about the different genres and their requirements. Hope to […]

Mar 21, 2015 Meeting

Spring has sprung, inspiring new creativity. KWA provides opportunities for creativity to grow in the warmth of kindred energy. Whether you’re a budding author, a seasoned perennial, or harboring a wishful seed, KWA can provide a rich environment for your personal growth. Join us Saturday as we discuss critiquing…helping fellow authors with their craft. Hope […]

Feb post meeting comment

Diane and Dave taught poetry Inspiring all to join the spree First you spend your twenty bucks Then line up five of your ducks Before March ends you contact Sonny Publication is worth the money

Jan 17, 2015 Post Meeting Comments

We are off to a great start this year with 24 in attendance. Our first guest speaker was from the Wichita Central Library discussing how our members can add their books to the inventory of books in local circulation. The library is also eager to find ways to support local authors. More information will be […]

January 17, 2015 Meeting

We will open our new year with a guest speaker from the Collections Development department of the Central Library here in Wichita. We will learn how to submit our books for circulation in the library system. If you have books on-hand (4 copies are preferable), bring them for consideration as additions to our local libraries […]

Election Results for 2015 Board

Officers of the 2015 KWA board were elected at our November meeting and will be taking over at our January 17, 2015, meeting. All were voted in unanimously by the 21 members in attendance. They will appreciate your inputs for programs you would like to have presented in 2015, and more importantly, will be looking […]

December 20 Meeting

Come and celebrate the end of another fabulous writing year with your KWA friends. We can discuss NaNoWriMo successes and our goals for 2015, but mostly we will be socializing and munching on the side dishes we are all bringing. Plus, a holiday party wouldn’t be official without Santa. We will have a gift exchange: […]

August 16 Meeting

Come join the fun as we discuss audio books and cover art. Mike Watson and Rae Cuda will get the discussion started, but your inputs are encouraged. Many of the authors in our group have had audio books published so there will be lots to talk about. Looking forward to seeing you there (Rockwell Library, […]

Jun 21 Meeting

Our treasurer, Kae, wowed the group with a sterling Power Point presentation on Building Story Worlds (view it in our “handouts” tab). It set the bar pretty high (not that our presenters are competitors) for our former president, Gordon Kessler, as he presents our next topic: Hooks, Cliffhangers and the first 1-5 Pages. Gordon is […]

May 17 Meeting

Thanks to our president, Lisette, for the helpful presentation on Pitches given at our April meeting. This month we can hear how beneficial the information was to those attending the Oklahoma conference and to anyone asked, “What’s your book about?”. Our May topic, Building Story Worlds, is being led by Kae, our treasurer and will […]