March 18 Monthly Meeting – Discussion on Agents

Do we need to find an agent? This month the conversations will concern agents. We will share our experiences. We will also discuss Synopsis…what they are and are they hard to do. Along with that, we will talk about Query Letters, which is often another puzzling part of the writing process. Bring an example of […]

February 18 – Monthly Meeting – Show, Don’t Tell & More

We’re continuing the year by offering more than one topic for discussion. Essentially you get “more bang for your buck” at these meetings. This month we will have discussions on the following topics: Show, Don’t Tell (something every writer struggles with). Plots: What are good plots and where to find them. Settings: What are novel […]

Jan 28 – Monthly Meeting – Editing

Please note that ONLY for this month, the meeting has been changed to January 28th. We’re starting off the new writing year with a program on Editing. There are so many ways to go about reviewing, refining, and improving your manuscript. What exactly do you edit, you ask? Well…everything. During the editing phase of a […]

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” –