February 18 – Monthly Meeting – Show, Don’t Tell & More

We’re continuing the year by offering more than one topic for discussion. Essentially you get “more bang for your buck” at these meetings. This month we will have discussions on the following topics: Show, Don’t Tell (something every writer struggles with). Plots: What are good plots and where to find them. Settings: What are novel […]

Jan 28 – Monthly Meeting – Editing

Please note that ONLY for this month, the meeting has been changed to January 28th. We’re starting off the new writing year with a program on Editing. There are so many ways to go about reviewing, refining, and improving your manuscript. What exactly do you edit, you ask? Well…everything. During the editing phase of a […]

November 19 Meeting – Self-Publishing

This month’s program will focus on Self-Publishing. If you’re curious about the various types of Indie publishing, this will be a valuable session for you. Even if you’re NOT quite ready to publish something on your own, you won’t want to miss this. Starla, aka Handout Queen, will have…handouts. The information distributed and discussed will […]

October 15 Meeting – Characters

This month our program has to do with Characters – What and Who They Are. No matter what genre you write in, characters are a key element to the writing project. This includes memoir writing. In a work of fiction, a character is a person (though not necessarily a human being) depicted in a narrative […]

Fairy Tale Challenge – Write In West McAlister’s Deli

In an effort to breathe some life into the Monday night Write-Ins, we’re going to add some CHALLENGES. (Particularly to the West location) You don’t have to take part in the Challenge. You are still welcome to join us for networking and help with your writing. These are the Challenge ideas for the next few […]

September 17 Meeting – Mystery Writing Panel & Manipulating Time Program

This is one of those “more bang for your buck” meetings. At the September 17 meeting we will have two programs. 1:30-2:45 – Panel on writing mysteries, Rae Cuda and Louse Pelzl 3:00-4:00 – Mike Klaassen presentation “Warped Time: How You Can Manipulate Time in Fiction” –

August 20 Meeting – Animal Response Team

Do you write stories that include animals? Have you ever considered what might happen to your animals in case an emergency happened? Or have you considered having a character involved in animal response during a disaster? Personally, I write children’s stories about Blossom the cow and her friends. I haven’t though about what might happen […]

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. […]