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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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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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Letter from the Director – July 2016

WWW July Conference As of this writing, 36 spaces are left for the conference. Space is limited due to the fire marshal’s restrictions. Members need to register for the conference as soon as possible. We have quite a few outside WWW members register for the conference, and we don’t want you to be left out. Please contact a board member ...

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Letter from the Director – June 2016

WWW Conference in July Twenty-one speakers are scheduled to speak. Nancy Gall-Clayton will inspire playwrights. Bestseller and author of 30 novels, Virginia Smith will speak. Her book, The Most Famous Illegal Goose Creek Parade, is a finalist for the prestigious Bookseller’s Best Award. Molly Harper White, known for her award-winning Half-Moon Hollow vampire series set in Kentucky, will talk about ...

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2016 Writer’s Conference Recap — Workshop Descriptions & Speakers

A big thank you to all of you who attended our Writer’s Craft Conference this past July 23, 2016. The Women Who Write writing conference gets better every year, and our recent conference was one of our best! To get an idea of the topics explored and the speakers who presented, please review the complete 2016 Writer’s Craft Conference overview ...

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