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Summer Writers’ Retreat 2022

Photo by Judit Peter: https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-writing-on-a-notebook-beside-macbook-1766604/

  Date: Saturday, July 16—We’ll meet from 9 AM to 5 PM   Place: A private home in St. James Court (registrants will receive address and directions)   Cost: $20 for members; $35 for non-members   Agenda—On the retreat’s agenda is coffee and conversation, a writing prompt, time to write,  lunch (provided), a casual historic and folklore tour (optional) of St. James and Belgravia ...

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Meetings via Zoom Video Conferencing

Join us for our next Zoom meeting, on the second Tuesday of the month through the Zoom video conferencing platform 6:30 to 8 PM. Members who want a critique, please send a manuscript (no more than 1200 words) by 5 PM the Monday prior to kgcrumwrites4life@gmail.com as a Word attachment. We will screen-share your manuscript so members and guests can provide peer critiques. ...

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July 7th Meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing

Join us for our next meeting, Tuesday, July 7 through the Zoom video conferencing platform 6:30 to 8 PM.   Members who want a critique, please send a manuscript (no more than 1200 words) by 5 PM Monday, July 6 to kimberly.g.crum@gmail.com as a Word attachment. We will screen-share your manuscript so members and guests can provide peer critiques. Attendees will share ...

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June 2nd Meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing

  Join us for our next meeting, Tuesday, June 2 through the Zoom video conferencing platform 6:30 to 8 PM. As soon as we’re all together, in Brady Bunch gallery view, we’ll begin our conversation. Share our experiences of the good, the difficult, the weird of pandemic experiences. Respond to a writing prompt, so we can connect with the writing process and ...

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May 5th Meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing

Next Meeting—Tuesday, May 5—virtually—through the Zoom video conferencing platform 6:30 to 8 PM. We will follow our usual meeting format, beginning with new business and including up to five peer commentaries. Submit your poem, memoir or fiction to kimberly.g.crum@gmail. com by midnight Monday, May 4. Writing buddies, consider sending a word document you’ve created or revised while working with your buddy. Submission guideline—Limit to three double-spaced pages. Each writer ...

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Links We Love

Here’s some of the links we have loved from past months:   Author Mentor Match – an organization that pairs un-agented, aspiring writers with mentors to guide them through the publishing process. Specializes in young adult, middle grade and “select adult genres.” Austin Kleon  describes himself as “a writer who draws, who makes art with words and books with pictures.” Kleon is ...

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April 7th Meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing

Thank you for the support and encouragement you offer to women writers, and your enthusiasm for our writing community. Because of you, the leadership team decided the pandemic should not stop us from meeting, learning, listening, sharing. So, we will meet on Tuesday, April 7 at 6:30 PM—virtually—through the Zoom.us video conferencing platform. Here is your official invitation with the ...

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Letter from the Director — March 2019

Dear Members, March is a busy month for Women Who Write as we celebrate Women’s History Month. On March 11, six WWW members will be featured at the Flying Out Loud monthly reading event At Four Pegs on Goss Avenue. We are calling our readings “Women’s Words of Wisdom”. I am looking for to hearing everyone’s writings. On March 23 ...

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Letter from the Director — February 2019

Dear Members, The rejection emails pile up in my inbox. I learn not to take the “your essay is not a good fit for our publication” message personally. At times, I laugh at the thought of 22-year-old editors from college literary journals judging my submission. How can they even begin to understand my stories about events which occurred before they ...

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