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Letter from the Director — May 2017

Dear WWW Members, Ziigwan. (It is spring.) May is Zaagibagaa-giizis, the budding moon, in Ojibwe. Spring Writes Work on your writing project with other WWW members on Friday, May 12, 9:30 to noon at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 10200 Shelbyville Rd., 40223. Our hostess will be WWW member Susan Bauer. If you would like to serve as a hostess, let us ...

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Letter from the Director — April 2017

Dear WWW Members, Ziigwan. (It is spring.) Happy spring WWW writers.     Spring Rejuvenation for Writers There are a few spots left for the Sixth Annual WWW Writer’s Conference: Spring Rejuvenation for Writers on Sat., April 1, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Purdue Research Park Southeast Indiana, 3000 Technology Avenue, New Albany, Ind. Space is limited ...

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Letter from the Director — March 2017

Dear WWW Members, March is Onaabani-giizis or the snow crusted moon. Ojibwe is one of the hardest languages in the world to learn. There are over 40 ways to describe snow. In Louisville, hopefully snow will not keep you from attending the upcoming great WWW events. Hope to see you at the WWW meeting on Thurs., March 2, the Winter ...

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Letter from the Director – February 2017

Dear WWW Members, Valentine’s day is approaching with thoughts of hearts abounding. Join other members for the Feb. 15 workshop or the serenity of a Winter Writes. Mark your calendar for the April 1 interactive conference.   February Writers’ Workshop: Escape, Explore, Experience Unlock memories in ways you may never have imagined. Join WWW member Bonnie Jean Feldkamp for the ...

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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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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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