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August 4th Meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing

Join us for our next meeting, Tuesday, August 4th 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, August 3rd 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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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:   August 2020 Writers on Writing—an archive of New York Times columns by famous writers The Electric Typewriter: Great articles and essays by the world’s best journalists and writers. Writer’s Digest Magazine— a premier resource for craft, publication, contests, etc.     July 2020 https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html – The Online Writing Lab (OWL) ...

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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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Letter from the Director — January 2019

Dear Members, Like many of you, one of my New Year’s Resolution is setting new writing goals. Luckily, we are a part of a group of women writers who are willing to support you in your writing journey. I encourage each of you to reach out to other members and offer to be a writing buddy, attend monthly meetings and ...

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Words, Warmth, and Wisdom Project

    In an effort to support a community-wide program, Women Who Write has created the Words, Warmth, and Wisdom project. In collaboration with Catholic Charities, our project will encourage reading while providing winter garments to local refugee families participating in The National Center for Families Learning program. (NCFL) Donations of picture books and outwear (hat, scarf, gloves) along with ...

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