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Writing Workshop on February 15th: Emotional Honesty

  Escape, Explore, Experience   Escape for an evening of exploring experiences and unlocking memories in ways you may never have imagined. Sponsored by Women Who Write, join Bonnie Jean Feldkamp for her workshop: Emotional Honesty: Writing Personal Experiences When the Details Get Fuzzy.   Discover what it means to write with emotional honesty and address common obstacles when writing ...

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Register Now for Spring Rejuvenation – Annual Writers Conference 2017

Mark your calendar for April 1, 2017, for the sixth annual Women Who Write writer’s conference, Spring Rejuvenation for Writers. We’re taking a different approach this year and making the event more interactive. Bring your current project, laptop, notes, and imagination. We will provide a quiet place for you to receive new inspiration. Not working on a project right now? ...

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Letter from the Director – January 2017

    Dear Writers, Mino-oshki-biboon! (Happy New Year! in Ojibwe.) Future Meetings Due to inclement weather, the board disappointedly cancelled January’s meeting for the safety of all involved. We hope to see everyone at the next meeting on Thursday Feb. 2. Until April 2017 or otherwise posted, meetings will be at our regular location, where library renovation plans have been ...

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Letter from the Director – November 2016

    Dear Writers, November and Thanksgiving is a good time for reflection. For some, it provides quiet, a lull before the stormy season of consumerism and celebration. Here’s what’s going on in the world of WWW. Guest Speaker November 3 UofL library professor Dwayne K. Buttler, J.D., will speak on copyright law and licensing at the next WWW meeting. ...

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Annual Retreat 2016 — Photo Highlights

We ate, coaxed a turtle off the road, saw deer, found a waterfall, read, wrote, and walked the labyrinth at the Hopscotch House. Carolyn Humphrey and Laura Johnsrude organized wonderful meals. Thanks for a job well done!                  

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WWW Members’ Successes!

  Bonnie Jean Feldkamp’s article for the National Society of Newspaper Columnists takes a look at why word counts matter when blogging. http://www.columnists.com/2016/10/suit-up-for-writing-online-word-count-matters/ The Speed Family Heritage Recipes cookbook, written and published by a committee of members from Women Who Write, raises money for the Farmington Historic Plantation in Louisville. It commemorates the 200th birthday of Speed family home, which ...

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Letter from the Director – October 2016

    Dear Writers, Here’s what falling leaves are floating our way. Fall Retreat We will write, read, talk about writing, and laugh at the Hopscotch House, 8221 Wolf Pen Branch Road, Prospect, Ky., 40059, during our annual fall retreat. Scheduled for Fri., Oct. 21, 3:00 p.m., through Sun., Oct. 23, at 3:00 p.m., join us for reflection, rejuvenation, respite, ...

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Letter from the Director – August 2016

  Back to school time reminds me why school is wonderful, all that reading and writing. I’m still squeezing in all the summer activities I can. Hope August has been good to you so far. —Selene Phillips, Director, Women Who Write WWW 2016 Conference The keynote wowed us. Luncheon panelists knocked our socks off, and other presenters inspired and taught ...

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Fall Retreat Scheduled for October

We will write, read, talk about writing, and laugh at the Hopscotch House, 8221 Wolf Pen Branch Road, Prospect, Ky., 40059, during our annual fall retreat. Scheduled for Fri., Oct. 21, 3:00 p.m., through Sun., Oct. 23, at 3:00 p.m., join us for reflection, rejuvenation, respite, and refreshment. Come for all or part of the retreat. Laura Johnsrude is preparing ...

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New fundraising cookbook for Farmington Historic Plantation in Louisville

Three Women Who Write members—Peggy Grimes, Cheri Powell, and Susan Lindsey—recently helped produce a new fundraising cookbook for Farmington Historic Plantation in Louisville. Speed Family Heritage Recipes is currently available on Amazon.com. Working in conjunction with the project sponsor, Corn Island Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, they helped transformed a stack of heritage recipes into a delightful ...

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