September Ozark Writers Live in Branson, Missouri

Ever think about dogsled racing? Or sailing the Caribbean solo?  Hear military vet Chuck Sasser talk about these and other adventures in this time of crisis. Interested in publishing?  Joan Banks and Marti Attoun will offer a duo publishing Q & A  panel for those needing information on the publishing community.  Additionally, a First Page… Continue reading September Ozark Writers Live in Branson, Missouri

Ozark Writers League Meets in September, Branson, Missouri

Ozark Writers League plans a fall conference September 11-12, 2020 in Branson, Missouri at the Camden Hotel and Conference Center.  Follow their plans and schedule at their site. OWL members are a group of like-minded individuals dedicated to promoting writing, literacy, photography, and art through workshops, conference presentations, and contests.

University of Tulsa Nimrod Conference Postponed to 2021

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers announces postponement for October 2020 in Tulsa. In lieu of the 2020 in-person conference, virtual workshops, readings, and discussions will be offered at a later date. The 2021 Conference is set for Friday, October 22 and Saturday, October 23, 2021.  Joy Castro, author of Hell or High Water and… Continue reading University of Tulsa Nimrod Conference Postponed to 2021

University of Tulsa Hosts October Nimrod Conference

The annual Nimrod Conference for Writers and Readers begins with an author reception and chat on Friday, Oct. 16 and continues with an all-day writing conference Saturday, October 17 at the University of Tulsa. The Saturday event features panel discussion, craft masterclasses in genres ranging from literary fiction and poetry to romance and YA, one-on-one… Continue reading University of Tulsa Hosts October Nimrod Conference

A “Do-over” for Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc. Members! Well, Sort of …

It’s been a season of ups and downs on the conference scene. Take the Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc. that decided to cancel the May 2020 conference.  A great deal of thought and shuffling around happened in the run-up to the conference as the C-19 virus hit.  Not often does a group get a do-over but… Continue reading A “Do-over” for Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc. Members! Well, Sort of …

WriterCon 2020 September Conference in Oklahoma City

WriterCon happens in Oklahoma City Sept. 4-6, 2020 at the historic Skirvin Hilton Hotel. WriterCon contest deadline is August 28. Enter as many categories as you wish for a single contest fee.  Additionally, WriterCon has invited Ozark Writers Federation Inc members to attend this Sept conference at the early bird rate. Check out the special… Continue reading WriterCon 2020 September Conference in Oklahoma City

Alas! No Books in Bloom in 2020

Out of concern for the health and safety of authors, attendees, and staff, the Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation has cancelled the 15th Annual Books in Bloom Literary Festival scheduled for May 17. One of the most anticipated literary events of the Arkansas year, Books in Bloom will be sorely missed by writers and… Continue reading Alas! No Books in Bloom in 2020

OWL Cancels April Meeting

The Ozark Writers League semi-annual meeting scheduled for April 24-25 in Branson, Missouri has been cancelled, owing to the pandemic. The September meeting remains on the calendar.