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April 20th Writing Prompts

You can choose to use any or all of the five unrelated words and make them into a sentence, a paragraph, a poem, a memoir, or a piece of short fiction. The words do not have to be used in … Continue reading

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March 16th Writing Prompts

We will again have multiple writing challenges for you to choose from. Please give them a try, even if you decide not to read yours to the other members at the meeting. You can choose to use any or all … Continue reading

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February 16th KWA Meeting

The program for the February 16th KWA meeting was arranged by Wes Brummer. He invited a film crew from WSU Shocker Studios to come talk about their programs, and making trailers. WSU Shocker Studios website https://www.wichita.edu/about/wsunews/archive/index.php?si=3853 This should be a … Continue reading

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February 16th Writing Prompts

We are going to try something a little different for writing challenges this month. These are things I do in the writing classes I teach. Do whatever interests you. WORDS: angel – queen – mouse – gun – thrill (Use … Continue reading

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Learning from the Masters

Program presented by Louise Pelzl Having worked in marketing and sales for years, there is one vital bit of knowledge I gained. It’s okay to borrow ideas that work well instead of reinventing them. We can’t use other authors’ exact … Continue reading

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2019 Writing Goals

Are any of you up for setting writing goals for 2019? Years ago we used to do this in January of each year, and then see who had met (or come close to) their goals in December. It was fun … Continue reading

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December 15th Writing Prompts

Yes, we’re going to party at the December 15th KWA meeting. Yes, we’ll have fun visiting and networking. But you can still try you hand at one of the writing prompts for December. Grandmother pulled the last tray of gingerbread … Continue reading

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2019 Officers Elected

At the November meeting the 2019 officers were elected. President – Wes Brummer Vice President – Rae Cuda Secretary – Ernestine Frame Treasurer – Chris Davies Member-at-Large – Wendell Skinner Member-at-Large – Clystia Skinner

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November 17th Writing Prompts

Once again it is time to offer you some opportunities to challenge your writing skills. The writing prompts for the November 17th meeting are as follows: “Hello,” said the voice on the phone. “My name is _______. I know you … Continue reading

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Taking Turns Telling Tales – released

The 2018 story collection from Kansas Writers Association has just been released. Taking Turns Telling Tales is a collection of varied stories in different styles and genres from 17 authors. There is something for everyone. The collection is available from … Continue reading

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