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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Nov 21 KWA Meeting

Do you have style? Find out at the KWA meeting on Saturday, Nov 21 at 1:30 in the Rockwell Library on Ninth Street, west of Woodlawn. Bring your PROSE work on your computer so you can analyze a section (no dialogue). We will learn what sentence constructs are analyzed in order to reflect specific points […]

Sara Jenlink – Book promotion in The Hutchinson News

KWA’s mystery novel author, Sara Jenlink, recently had an article written about her book, FACING SEPTEMBER, published in the October 8, 2015 The Hutchinson News. The story is a murder mystery rooted in a gruesome chapter of Hutchinson’s past. It concerned the still-unsolved death of 12-year-old Kelly Lynn Albright. To read the article, “Mystery novel […]

Gordon Kessler released StoryMasters

StoryMasters for novice to advanced novelists; It’s a labor of love of over a quarter century writing novels and teaching the craft from Gordon Kessler. My new book on novel writing is just out and I’m running a FREE eBook promo on Amazon (today 9/8 and tomorrow 9/9 only). StoryMasters—Advanced Notions in Novel Writing is […]

August 2015 Meeting: Preparing Your Work for Publication

Our August 15th meeting will be a discussion on how to prepare your book for publication. Sonny Collins, a KWA member-at-large and the unofficial historian, will be explaining how to set up your book for publication with Lulu Press and Amazon.  He might also touch on developing audio books as well. Everyone is welcome to […]

The Best Books on Writing

I realize that many of the writers in the KWA have found their personal strides.  But I am a writer still exploring my creative voice.  As both a writer of fiction and a poet, there are several books that I return to time and again to refuel and bring zest to my work.   Hopefully a […]