March 17th Meeting – Writing Prompts

Last month, at the meeting, the stories from the prompts were wonderful, each one so different. Thank you, Chris, Charlie, Tom and Starla for participating. This month’s Prompts are: Write about a time in your life when you struggled with a choice and made the right one. What would you do if you were locked […]

Blossom Sings with Her Friends – hardcover

Starla Criser is excited to announce that the second book in her Blossom the Cow Series, Blossom Sings with Her Friends, is now available in hardcover. The book has been updated and given a new cover. Hopefully, the revised paperback will also be available.

Audiobook Release – Z. Minor

Z. Minor announces that her first book, The Sisterhood of the Coin, is now available as an audiobook on Amazon and iTunes. The reader is Nina Nato. She does a marvelous job with her English accent as she takes you on a trip back in time to 1820 England.

Feb 17th Meeting – Writing Prompts

Prompts for KWA for February 2018 Last month, at the meeting, the stories from the prompts were brilliant. Our members come up with such wonderful stories and poems. Thank you, Chris, Gloria, Charlie, and Starla for participating. This month’s Prompts are: You received a Valentine box of candy, and when you opened the card placed […]

Jan 20 Monthly Meeting – An attorney visits

If you saw the original post about a meeting on Cliffhangers and Plotting, disregard that. We will have that program later in the year. Instead we will be having an attorney visit our group. He will answer questions about what an attorney can and cannot do. This information should be helpful to anyone writing about […]

Nov 18 Monthly Meeting Recap

KWA members met in our usual place, at our usual time November 18th. We shared tidbits about what we write and any recent writing accomplishments. We also elected officers for 2018 and did some pretty decent planning for 2018 meetings. 2018 Officers President – Rae Ann Cuda Vice-President – Wes Brummer Secretary – Ernestine Frame […]

August 19 Meeting Change – Prompts and More

There has been a change to our planned August 19th meeting. Our guest speaker had to change her presentation to September 16th. Writing prompts will be discussed. The following are some suggested ones to try out. Harry Potter comes to your house for dinner. Write this scene as if you were a teenager. Job Swap […]

August 19 Meeting – How to Become an Indie Author and The Steps You Need to Take

We will have a special guest speaker at the August 19th meeting: Victoria M. Patton. She will talk about “How to Become an Indie Author and the Steps You Need to Take.” Patton will do a quick overview and have some handouts that will have resources. She will give some marketing pointers and will offer […]

July meeting wrap-up…and new fun things

Words from Louise… We had an excellent meeting in July. Members read their dialogue and then it was open for general discussion. I have to say I was impressed that everyone at the meeting participated. We all know how to the write good dialogue. Dialogue is a vast subject that cannot be completed at one […]

July 15 – Meeting – Working with Dialogue

July’s meeting will cover working with dialogue using a unique method so the all attending members can be involved. Without dialogue, you can only watch the action, and you will never be able to understand the emotional message. Different characters speak in a variety of ways. Real dialogue is getting into your character’s head. You […]