December 17 Meeting – Holiday Party!

December 17th is our annual Holiday Party…fun times, sharing with friends, good food, and more. We will have a potluck meal starting at 1:30 pm. Bring a salad, a vegetable dish, an entree, or a dessert to share with everyone. KWA will provide water, tableware, plates, and napkins. We will also have a time for […]

November 19 Meeting – Self-Publishing

This month’s program will focus on Self-Publishing. If you’re curious about the various types of Indie publishing, this will be a valuable session for you. Even if you’re NOT quite ready to publish something on your own, you won’t want to miss this. Starla, aka Handout Queen, will have…handouts. The information distributed and discussed will […]

October 15 Meeting – Characters

This month our program has to do with Characters – What and Who They Are. No matter what genre you write in, characters are a key element to the writing project. This includes memoir writing. In a work of fiction, a character is a person (though not necessarily a human being) depicted in a narrative […]

Funeral Notice – Kurt Campbell

I now have the details about Kurt Campbell’s funeral service. It will be at Lakeview Funeral Home and Cemetery, 12100 E 13th St, Wichita, KS 67206 on Saturday, October 8th at 2 pm. This is the link to the funeral home for anyone interested. Lakeview Funeral Home – Kurt Campbell¬†¬†¬† Other link: http://bit.ly/2dGFSPn

Sad News – Kurt Campbell

I am sad to share that our president, Kurt Campbell, passed away September 30, 2016. He has been a valued member and true friend for a number of years. He will be missed by all.

Fairy Tale Challenge – Write In West McAlister’s Deli

In an effort to breathe some life into the Monday night Write-Ins, we’re going to add some CHALLENGES. (Particularly to the West location) You don’t have to take part in the Challenge. You are still welcome to join us for networking and help with your writing. These are the Challenge ideas for the next few […]

September 17 Meeting – Mystery Writing Panel & Manipulating Time Program

This is one of those “more bang for your buck” meetings. At the September 17 meeting we will have two programs. 1:30-2:45 – Panel on writing mysteries, Rae Cuda and Louse Pelzl 3:00-4:00 – Mike Klaassen presentation “Warped Time: How You Can Manipulate Time in Fiction” –

August 20 Meeting – Animal Response Team

Do you write stories that include animals? Have you ever considered what might happen to your animals in case an emergency happened? Or have you considered having a character involved in animal response during a disaster? Personally, I write children’s stories about Blossom the cow and her friends. I haven’t though about what might happen […]

Seeking Baseball Themed Plays

Award and festival winning playwright and poet seeks scripts. Looking for short, 1-20 minutes, baseball themed plays to accompany my play, DUGOUT MEMORIES, to make a complete evening of baseball theme plays. Currently have not set a deadline. No restrictions on content except plays must have a baseball theme. Contact Jerry-Mac Johnston with questions or […]

Wichita Public Library’s First Local Authors Day

Put Saturday, September 10 on your calendar! From 10:30 am to 3 pm, join the library for an inside look at the ins and outs of the publishing industry. At 10:30 am, they will feature a panel of experts including former Kansas Poet Laureate Denis Low-Weso of Mammoth Publications. At 1 pm, they will have […]