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 […]

Seeking Baseball Themed Plays

Award and festival winning playwright and poet seeks scripts. Looking for short, 1-20 minutes, baseball themed plays to accompany my play, DUGOUT MEMORIES, to make a complete evening of baseball theme plays. Currently have not set a deadline. No restrictions on content except plays must have a baseball theme. Contact Jerry-Mac Johnston with questions or […]

Wichita Public Library’s First Local Authors Day

Put Saturday, September 10 on your calendar! From 10:30 am to 3 pm, join the library for an inside look at the ins and outs of the publishing industry. At 10:30 am, they will feature a panel of experts including former Kansas Poet Laureate Denis Low-Weso of Mammoth Publications. At 1 pm, they will have […]

Randy Atwood’s News

Randy Atwood has two pieces of news to share.  His newest release, The Fat Cat: A Noir Mystery, was recently published in paperback and ebook form. It is available as a paperback at Amazon and as  Kindle ebook. In addition, Randy shares that his sales of his novella “The Saltness of Time” have put it […]

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 […]