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 […]

May 20 Monthly Meeting – Characterization

At the May meeting, Rae Cuda will lead the discussion on characters. The group will talk about what they are, who they are, and share hints on developing them. Members are encouraged to bring their thoughts and characters to the meeting. Plan to take part in the discussion.

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 […]

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 […]

Indie Writers at Reverie Coffee Roasters

This new series is held on the third Thursday each month from 6-7:30 pm at Reverie Coffee Roasters (2611 E Douglas Ave). Each month, three new local writers will take the floor for 20 minutes each. Each Indie Writer will have a 10 minute reading followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. Books will be available […]

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. […]

Platform Building: Identify, Engage and Commit to Your Tribe

Building a strong and successful author’s platform is every bit as vital as the construction of a dream home. It takes the raw materials of discipline and dedication to your tribe, or audience. As a writer, you are the proprietor of Company You, and must take control of your own marketing and public relations. Counting […]