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WWW Member Wins Contest

Cheri Powell, Women Who Write member, recently won a contest through the Veritas program at Bellarmine University. Check out her short story “The Aroma of Coffee,” at

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Power Your Writing with Robust Verbs

By Susan E. Lindsey “Kill the adverbs,” Mark Twain declares. “How can I convey what I mean?” the writer whines. To minimize use of adverbs, use strong, specific verbs. You could write that a character quickly (or slowly) walked to the door. But think of the vast array of other verbs for “walk,” including bolt, lurch, lumber, plod, strut, pace, ...

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Muffin Top: A Love Story

Movie Screening Benefits Women Who Write We’ve organized a special screening of the new movie, Muffin Top: A Love Story (, as a benefit for our group. If you live in the Louisville area, mark your calendars for Wednesday, Feb. 25, and head to Cinemark Theaters at Mall St. Matthews. Doors open at 7 p.m. for fun and prizes; film ...

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In the News: Judith Owens-Lalude

Women Who Write member Judith Owens-Lalude has a busy agenda for February; she will be appearing at several events related to Black History Month, as well as hosting readings of her own work. On Feb. 2 at noon, she’s participating in an African American Read-In at Jefferson Community & Technical College (downtown) at the John T. Smith Library. On Feb. ...

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Just for Fun

Check here for updates regarding special celebrations, seasonal parties and occasional road-trips inspired by Women Who Write!

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Monthly Meeting, First Thursday of the Month

All women who write or aspire to write are invited to the monthly meetings of Women Who Write. These meetings offer women writers the opportunity to meet, read and critique, share ideas, and create new work. Meetings are on the first Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. They are usually held at the Highlands-Shelby Park Library reading ...

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