Due to unforeseen circumstances, the C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference will be taking a hiatus for November 2021. The Conference plans to re-organize and re-envision the future of the conference. Watch for emails and future notification updates as they plan for 20222.
Gotta get outta town? No better place than the 77th Annual Arkansas Writers Conference in Little Rock June 5, 2021. This in-person, one day, local conference offers craft sessions, contest winners, and 20-minute pitch sessions for your upcoming novel. Take a look at our photo gallery.
Homebound writers may find this service of interest. The site Writeaways offers Zoom writing workshops set in foreign locales. The current one is in France. One coming up in July is in New Mexico. One in October will be in Italy. According to the sponsors, this Friday-Sunday format “combines plenty of writing time with just… Continue reading Weekend Writeaways at Home
Anything seems to go for this contest ($5 entry fee; $750 prize to winner). Rigel 2021 Contest Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, or Art No restrictions on theme or category. See guidelines for details. Open: April 1, 2021 Close: June 30, 2021 Entry fee: $5 Prize: $750 cash and publication Enter through Sunspot’s Submittable Form According to… Continue reading Sunspot Rigel 2021 Contest
from Phil Slattery, Founder and Publisher of The Chamber Magazine The Chamber Magazine is proud to announce that it is approaching two milestones As of May 14, The Chamber stands at 9,839 views from 4,126 visitors. Probably by the end of this month, The Chamber will have had 10,000 views, of which 8,875 have… Continue reading Arkansas-based Chamber Magazine Growing
Nancy Hartney’s “Rural Mexico: A Conundrum of Soda Pop and Folk Ritual,” essay earns an award at the Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc. 2021 convention. “Conundrum” is a sensory trip through the town of Chamulas, in the Mexican state of Chiapas. Zapatistas and Subcomandante Marcos made the area famous in 1994 with their militant uprising against… Continue reading Memoir & Nostalgia Award at Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc. Conference
The Fabergé Flute is a fictional musical treasure Maeve Maddox has created to lure readers into her cozy mystery of that title. Set in 1980s London, home to the author for several years, the story takes flight from Arkansas with Sallie Dunbar. If an international convention of flutists sounds like an unlikely destination for an amateur… Continue reading Cozy Mystery by Maeve Maddox Rates Five Stars
Poetry Happy Hour with Bill McCloud at Gotahold Brewing, April 8th, 5:30 p.m. Gotahold Brewing has chosen the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (WCDH) as their #TipsforTransformation benefactor during the month of April, National Poetry Month. Poetry Happy Hours will be held at 5:30 pm CDT every Thursday in April in the beer garden at Gotahold. The… Continue reading Poetry and Pitchers (of Suds) Happy Hour
“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to go to,” said the Cat. “I don’t much care where—” said Alice. “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat. “.—so long as I get somewhere,” Alice added as… Continue reading Review: If You Walk Long Enough by Nancy Hartney
Southern writer and teacher Foster Dickson, who lives in Montgomery, Alabama, is seeking submissions for a writing project that could be of interest to Arkansas writers. The project is an online anthology called level:deepsouth. The theme is “growing up Generation X in the Deep South during the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s.” According to the general… Continue reading No Payment, but an Interesting, Ambitious Writing Project