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 men from the oven. Suddenly… “Ho-Ho-help me!” came the voice from the chimney… All the […]

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 never expected a call from me, as famous as I am, but I’ve been given […]

October 20th Meeting & Writing Prompts

The October 20th meeting will focus on writing dialogue and more. Gloria Zachgo and David Heffelfinger will present the double program. The Writing Prompts for October are: You’re at your favorite department store buying a birthday present for a friend. As the cashier gives you change, you notice a message with specific instructions scribbled on […]

August 18 – Writing Prompts

Writing prompts are provided to challenge our members, to get our creative juices flowing. If you haven’t joined the fun, now is your chance. The writing prompts for August 18th are as follows: I have never been more frightened than when…. What would you do if the Internet quit working? What would you do if […]

July 21 Meeting – Writing Prompts

Writing prompts are provided to challenge our members, to get our creative juices flowing. If you haven’t joined the fun, now is your chance. The writing prompts for July 21st are as follows: What if the use of robots in school becomes a workable reality? You have just met an alien from another planet. He […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Best Books on Writing

I realize that many of the writers in the KWA have found their personal strides.  But I am a writer still exploring my creative voice.  As both a writer of fiction and a poet, there are several books that I return to time and again to refuel and bring zest to my work.   Hopefully a […]

Live Blog from the Scene Seminar

We kept a live blog going during the KWA Scene Seminar with speaker Kirt Hickman. If you couldn’t make it, check out a sample of what you missed! — Erin Perry O’Donnell, Scene Seminar Coordinator 4:19 p.m. Critiques–everyone needs them. Many of us fear them. How do you keep those comments about your life’s work–your […]

An imagination roaming again…

As a writer who takes the business of writing seriously, I also like to escape the “seriousness” from time to time. My Blossom stories give me the opportunity to veer away from my many commitments in both life and with my publishers. They give me the chance to just let my imagination roam free. I […]