With Pen in Hand …

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… anything is possible!

Completing that memoir, pitching your book, fine-tuning that poem … it’s so much easier – and way more fun – when shared with encouraging, respectful and friendly wordsmiths just like you.
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So often we hear from terrific writers who want to learn more about WordWrites Guild, but who wonder the same thing, ‘I don’t know if I’m really a ‘writer’; if my writing is good enough; if I’m ready to share this with anyone’.
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And we at WWG say the same thing – just stop by; hang out with fellow writers who struggle, who sometimes write badly, sometimes better and once in a while – wow! We are all working on the craft, we each try to put onto paper the things that have meaning to us – whether that is a memory or a dream.
No matter where you are on your writing path, you are welcome at any WWG meeting. There are no dues, no criteria to meet – and no pressure to share your work. The art and business of writing is as varied as the people who have that need for and love of words.
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Your voice will be a great addition to the community that is WordWrites Guild.
MARCH 23rdLawrenceburg Public Library Prompt: 500 words, Suspense – Whatever that brings to mind, however you are inspired to work with/interpret that idea, word, genre
APRIL 6thNorth Dearborn Library Prompt: 500 words, Choose at least four – but you are welcome to use all – of the words listed below:
Scale
Sheep
Clock
Beetle
Earth
Bridge
Parachute
Pyramid
Shooting Star
APRIL 27thLawrenceburg Public Library Prompt: 500 words, what can you come up with that includes all of the following?
can of Easy Cheese
the way she made tea
to be the great seducer
MAY 11thNorth Dearborn Public Library Prompt: To be determined by the group
MAY 25th Lawrenceburg Public Library Prompt: to be determined by the group
Please stay tuned for information about the Indiana Poet Laureate – Shari Wagner.
She will be visiting Southeastern Indiana later this year, so you may want to take advantage of this great opportunity to learn more about her work.

Meeting Reminder

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In just a few hours, you can be talking ‘shop’ with fellow word-mongers at the North Dearborn Public Library. Tonight at 6:00pm, a friendly, creative, cheerful group of writers will meet to share work, discuss challenges and celebrate successes both big and small.

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You are invited to join this casual community of writers – your voice, ideas and talent will be warmly welcomed.

 

 

Please mark your calendars with the following WordWrites Guild meetings:

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March 2nd – North Dearborn Library

March 23rd – Lawrenceburg Public Library

April 6th – North Dearborn Library

April 27th – Lawrenceburg Public Library

We meet from 6-8:00pm on two Thursdays each month, and always welcome drop-in visitors and new members.

We look forward to seeing you tonight!

 

March Meets Mystery

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In 500 words or less, write a suspense story that will take your readers to places they’ve never been, see things they’ve never seen, and keep them on the edge of their seats – because with only 500 words, they won’t have any pages to keep turning!

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We’re anxious to hear your suspenseful stories and read your mysterious manuscripts on Thursday, March 23rd at the Lawrenceburg Public Library at 6:00PM. Always free, always welcoming, and always creative.

Start the Month with Some Exercise

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A writing exercise, that is!   Welcome March with five hundred words, a lot of creativity and the following prompts:

Festival

Thing-A-Ma-Bob

Spastic

Masquerade

 

Please join us on Thursday, March 2nd at the

North Dearborn Public Library at 6:00PM.

 

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Prompt with a Side of Research

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This latest writing prompt might be a tad more challenging than some of our previous posts have been, so get ready to crack open the books, warm up the search engine and put the library reference desk on speed-dial.

In 500 words or less, write a little something that includes the following:

WHO – A Master Builder

WHAT – Evaluate

WHEN – Tenth Century

WHERE – Tibet

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The next meeting of the WordWrites Guild is scheduled for Thursday, February 23rd at the Lawrenceburg Public Library at 6:00PM. All writers are encouraged to take part in the discussions, critiques, and sharing of creative work that are integral to every meeting.

This Thursday is THE Day!

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This is just a friendly reminder about the next WordWrites Guild meeting.

You are invited to share your work with fellow writers on this Thursday, February 2nd, at 6:00PM at the North Dearborn Branch Library.

It will be great to see what everyone has done with the four words that were chosen for the latest prompt (Innovation, Garbled, Recreant, Cryptic), and there will be a special viewing of the short film, El Destino, followed by a discussion of different ways to communicate using characters’ movements, emotions, surroundings, etc. without any dialogue.

Please join us for a creative and casual gathering of writers.

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When, Where, What, Who, Why

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Please mark your calendar with NEW meeting dates for February, March, and April.

(We will return to our regular schedule in May.)

This week’s writing prompt is posted below this UPDATED information.

February

FIRST Thursday February 2nd  North Dearborn Branch Library

FOURTH  Thursday February 23rd  Lawrenceburg Public Library

March

FIRST Thursday March 2nd  North Dearborn Branch Library

FOURTH Thursday March 23rd  Lawrenceburg Public Library

April

FIRST Thursday April 6th North Dearborn Branch Library

FOURTH Thursday April 27th  Lawrenceburg Public Library

 

 

And now for the latest

writing prompt!

In 500 words or less, craft an essay, vignette, poem, song, rhyme or whatever you prefer using the following words:

 

Innovation

Garbled

Recreant

Cryptic

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WordWrites Guild encourages every writer to find their own voice, to explore familiar and new genres, and to join this community of supportive, inclusive, respectful and honest writers. There are no membership fees or other costs required for participation.

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