New Area Writers Group

A potential new writers group is forming! Wellington Kansas Writers Group. July 21 – 6:30-8:00 pm Wellington Public Library – 121 S 7th St, Wellington, KS 67152

July 16 Meeting – Superheroes & Guest Author Stephanie Storey

What does it mean to be a superhero? How do you go beyond their powers and abilities? At the July 16 meeting, Bob Morris will discuss superhero archetypes, how superheroes have evolved through the years, and how you can relate them to the average person. Bob will bring a few examples of graphic novels and […]

June 18 Meeting – Historical Writing

The June 18th meeting will include a panel discussion on writing historical fiction. As always, there will be a general discussion on the topic with all members. Have a favorite reference? Bring it to share with others. Any great research hints? Let us know how you find out the do’s and don’ts of times past. […]

Updated Handout on Editing Creates Style

Breaking news… The handout from the Editing program on May 21 has been removed. An updated handout, Quick Summary of Editing Creates Style, replaces that one. Be sure to check this out and do some serious thinking in connection with your writing project. Quick Summary of Editing Creates Style

Editing Program Handout

Sara Jenlink presented a wonderful program on Editing at the Saturday May 21 meeting. One of her handouts has been added to the Writer Resources section on this website. She plans to tips on editing revisions once a month and discuss them. Be sure to watch for this helpful information. Editing Improves Style

Indie Writers at Reverie Coffee Roasters

This new series is held on the third Thursday each month from 6-7:30 pm at Reverie Coffee Roasters (2611 E Douglas Ave). Each month, three new local writers will take the floor for 20 minutes each. Each Indie Writer will have a 10 minute reading followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. Books will be available […]

May 21 Meeting – Editing

The May 21st Meeting will focus on Editing. This is a teaching workshop conducted by Sara Jenlink. She will provide information on standard errors and fixes. Bring a project with you. You might also want to bring your laptop and your library card, as there are some things that she can show you on your […]

April 16 Meeting – Conference Focus

Our April 16th meeting will be dedicated to helping members prepare to attend conferences. Many of our members attend the Oklahoma Writers Federation (OWFI) conference in early May (for more information, check out http://www.owfi.org/). This year the conference will be May 12-14 in Oklahoma City. We’ll be helping members practice their pitches. Pitch sessions are […]

Write-Ins – East and West – Tonight

A special Write-In reminder…I will be at the west McAlister’s Deli (7130 W Maple..Maple & Ridge) tonight. I’ll show up around 5 pm and stay until maybe 7 pm. Stop in and find out what this is all about. We network with fellow writers, share writing issues (news, writing stumbling blocks, etc.). And you are […]

March Meeting Discussions

The March 19th meeting with a discussion about Writing Crime Fiction was a lively one. There was a lot of great sharing on the topic from the members present, and there were a number of handouts. The handouts have been added to the Writer Resources section, under the Craft Articles & Links, under Crime Fiction. […]