Archives for August 2012

The Creative Life

This article is part of an ongoing series where we feature the skills and talents of our own KWA Members.  Ann Fell’s work blends seamlessly her own experiences with her creative outpourings.  In the following, she attempts to explain exactly how she does this so effortlessly.  We hope you are as inspired as we were. […]

Thinking Outside the Box

Last weekend, our monthly KWA meeting was all about Thinking Outside the Box, that pesky thing that tends to place boundaries on how we can be successful.  The following brief synopsis was provided by our own H.B. Berlow, the facilitator for the day’s proceedings.  Be sure to leave a comment below explaining how you’ve been […]

It’s Contest Time!

The following information is provided by Samantha LaFantasie, Contest Chair 2012.  You may email questions to contest@kwawriters.org. It’s August and that means it’s also contest time! For specific rules and submission information for the KWA Poetry and Prose Contest, click here. In the meantime, there are a few changes that have come this year—starting with […]

Can You Pitch?

Our July Program on The High Concept Pitch really educated members on the Dos & Don’ts of ‘pitching’ our work to readers, agents, and publishers.  HB Berlow led the program.  Then several participants whipped up their own “pitches” on the spot. The following excerpt is from HB’s article in the August  KWA newsletter.  For full text, […]

Planning a Unique and Popular Book Event

  Table. Check. Comfy chair. Check. Attractively arranged pile of your books. Check. Plenty of pens for autographs. Check. You are happily ensconced in a corner of the local book store or library, ready to host your first book signing. There’s only one thing missing…readers to buy your books. Perhaps the best venue for your […]