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Mountain Home Group Added to ArkWr Directory

Twin Lakes Writers added to ArkansasWriters Group [...]

NFSPS Poetry Conference June 30—July 2, 2017, Fort Worth

For the first time in seven years, the National Federation of State Poetry Societies conference will be held in a southern city: Fort Worth, Texas: June 29-July 2, [...]

Ponies, Parentage and Promise: Writing the American Western from a Southern Skyline Writing Workshop

Thomas Eaton

“Ponies, Parentage, and Promise: Writing the American Western from a Southern Skyline” is presented by Thomas Eaton on May 17 at 4:00 pm in the Fayetteville Public Library, Henry Board Room. Registration is required; the workshop is free.

The American South and the American West—not so different. The South knows its Great War; the [...]

Calling Nonfiction Writers

2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference, May 26 – 27, Point Park Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Looks like a great conference for nonfiction writers and those who love to write for magazines (like I do). The keynote is “The State of the American Magazine” led by editors from Esquire, Harper’s, the NY Times Magazine, the New Yorker, [...]

Write Western

Western Writers of America Annual Convention, June 21 – 24, Marriott Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO. Exciting that this conference is held so close to NWAR this year. Lots of time to explore the history of Kansas City including a tour of the Arabia Steamboat Museum and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Sessions of [...]

Don't Miss the AR Writers Conference, June 3

This one-day conference covers territory important to writers. Two keynoters: Tommy Hancock, “Preparing Your Manuscript to Pitch” and Andrea Campbell, “Creating Content: Break-in, Connect, Become a Regular.” My interests are: “Writing Non-Fiction” with Janis F. Kearney and “Poetry in Motion” with Jim Barton. I usually skip the poetry sessions–but Jim Barton is always good. www.Arkansaswritersconference.org.  AWC, June [...]

Decisions, Decisions

Writers in this area have a choice of two well-known, overlapping conferences. Both have sessions that appeal to me. Check out OK Writers Federation Conference 2017,  May 4 – 6, Embassy Suites, Oklahoma City, OK (www.owfi.org/conference2017/schedule/ ). Variety of workshops with a special two-session block for Scrivener Boot Camp led by Jason Hough. Also the Missouri [...]

History of Fayetteville with Charlie Alison

Headquarters House on East Dickson Street commemorates the Battle of Fayetteville (Arkansas), April 15, 2017 with various activities and a book signing by Charlie Alison. Alison’s book, A Brief History of Fayetteville, Arkansas , is an account of a courthouse that became one of the larger Arkansas towns until it was destroyed in the Civil [...]

Raymona Anderson Featured Blogger

Raymona Marie Anderson, author of Two Hearts in Time, will be the featured guest on Casi McLean’s website April 10—12, [...]

Marilyn H. Collins Launches New Website

Marilyn H. Collins

Marilyn H. Collins, author, editor, speaker and personal writing mentor has launched a new website.

In addition to printed writing guides, the site is a source of services that include editing, proofreading, and instruction in how to organize and complete a book-length project.

Explore the new website here: Marilyn H. Collins.