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Member Newsletter — September 2020

“Why does one begin to write? Because she feels misunderstood, I guess. Because it never comes out clearly enough when she tries to speak. Because she wants to rephrase the world, to take it in and give it back again differently, so that everything is used and nothing is lost. Because it’s something to do to pass the time until ...

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Member Newsletter — August 2020

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” ~Maya Angelou~ Dear WWW Member— We thought we’d meet on Zoom a couple of months. August will be our fifth videoconference meeting. The beat goes on. Isolation and uncertainty can create feelings of restlessness, which Buddhists refer to as, “monkey mind.” Distraction and self-doubt can hamper creativity. ...

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Member Newsletter — July 2020

  “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” ~Anais Nin~   Dear Woman Who Write, A pandemic virus. Social unrest. A presidential campaign. Circumstances have required us to change our lives in big and small ways. We’ve been challenged by young protestors to reexamine our ideas about unequal treatment of Black citizens. We worry about ...

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Member Newsletter — June 2020

“Let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences.” ~Sylvia Plath~   Dear WWW Member— Thanks to all the living, loving, writing Women Who Write. The pandemic has brought new meaning to our tag line—A Place. A Space. A Voice. Zoom has become our place and space, which allowed us to hear others’ voices, if not their shoes. ...

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Women Who Write Co-Founder, Carridder “Rita” Jones

  It is with sorrow we bring you the news of the passing of our co-founder Carridder (Rita) Jones. Researcher, author and playwright, Rita was an inspiration to all women who aspire to write. Due the impact of the Coronavirus, the family has not reached a decision regarding a memorial service. We encourage all Women Who Write members to share a ...

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Member Newsletter — May 2020

  Dear Women Writing the World! In the past months, we’ve learned new ways to live in the world, adopted new vocabularies and habits. We shelter-in-place and social distance. We stay two meters apart, which we now know as six feet. We shop for groceries wearing masks and (often) gloves, trying to be polite when the clerk tells us we ...

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Member Newsletter — April 2020

“I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead, others come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready, you see. Now my troubles are going to have trouble with me.” ~Dr. Seuss~ Thank you for the support and encouragement you offer to women writers, and your enthusiasm for our writing community. ...

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April is Writing Buddy Month!

    April is Writing Buddy Month!   If you missed out on getting a writing buddy at our March meeting, it’s not too late! You can register now and get a writing buddy by our next meeting on April 7th. Every day, three times a week, or even once a week – you and your Buddy determine the level ...

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Member Newsletter — March 2020

“Writing is really a way of thinking — not just feeling but thinking about things that are disparate, unresolved, mysterious, problematic or just sweet.” ~Toni Morrison~ Member Events— Tuesday, March 3 is our monthly member meeting 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Danny Mac’s Pizza cafe in the courtyard at Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Avenue, Louisville, 40206. —Sign up for ...

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Letter from the Director — February 2020

“You must write every single day of your life… You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads… may you be in love every day. . . And out of that love, remake a world.” ~Ray Bradbury~   January 29, 2020 To the Women ...

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Monthly meetings are the second Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8pm via Zoom. Our next meeting is July 13th.