Ozark Writers Live Lively Success

   The second annual Ozark Writers Live sponsored by the Fayetteville Public Library brought local writers together for workshops, book talks, and writerly conversation.  Here are some of the participants and presenters.TOP LEFT TO RIGHT: Marilyn Collins spoke on her new book about writing local history. Pat Carr gave a workshop on fiction writing. Barbara Youree… Continue reading Ozark Writers Live Lively Success

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NWA Writers’ Guild at Ozark Writers Live

The Northwest Arkansas Writers’ Guild will be well represented at the second annual Ozark Writers Live event at the Fayetteville Public Library on Saturday, September 13. Barbara Youree and Marilyn Collins will be talking about their just-published books and Lela Davidson and Mary Ann Powers will share the skinny on their web writing successes. Barbara… Continue reading NWA Writers’ Guild at Ozark Writers Live

Courageous Journey on the Book Shelves

Arkansas writer Barbara Youree’s long-anticipated narrative of the journey of two Lost Boys from Sudan to Kansas City is on the book store shelves.Courageous Journey is the moving story about the human cost of governmental greed, ethnic hostilities, and religious intolerance.   Former President Jimmy Carter has this to say about this important book:  Ayuel Leek… Continue reading Courageous Journey on the Book Shelves

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University of Arkansas Press Sweeps Civil War Book Awards

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Military Order of the Stars and Bars announced its three annual book awards for 2008, and the University of Arkansas Press won all three. According to the organization, this has never happened before. 

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Homicide Detective Featured Speaker July 12

Homicide detective and mystery writer David Williams will speak at the next meeting of the Who Dunit mystery writer and reader group at noon on Saturday, July 12 at AQ Chicken on College Ave. in Fayetteville. Williams’s topic will be Personal Safety, with an emphasis on stalking, his particular area of expertise.  Contact Trisha Beland (582-0607)… Continue reading Homicide Detective Featured Speaker July 12

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Writing Workshop a Success

The six-week workshop, Writing for Publication 101, sponsored by the Writers’ Guild of Northwest Arkansas, came to a successful conclusion on Tuesday, February 12. Any future offerings by the Guild will be scheduled later in the year so as to avoid the complications of bad weather.

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FREE WRITERS WORKSHOP MARCH 8, 2008

Mark your calendar for the Northwest Arkansas Writers’ Free Annual Conference on Saturday, March 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Harvey and Bernice Jones Health and Education Building on the corner of Berry and Emma Streets in Springdale. CONFERENCE OVER

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Workshop Off to Enthusiastic Start

With participants coming from as far away as Winslow and Russellville, the first-ever Writing for Publication 101 sponsored by the Writers’ Guild of Northwest Arkansas got off to an enthusiastic start last night (January 8, 2008) at the Harvey Jones Health Education Building in Springdale. CONFERENCE OVER

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