The workshop, sponsored by the Knoxville Writers Guild, will be given Saturday, February 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Central United Methodist Church, 201 Third Avenue, Knoxville. The cost is $50, with 40% discount for Guild members and 50% for students. Some scholarships are available.
The Sundress Academy for the Arts (SAFTA) is now accepting applications for short-term artists' residencies during the summer residency period, during the weeks of May 8th to August 20th, 2017. These residencies are designed to give artists time and space to complete their creative projects in a quiet and productive environment.
As a member of the Knoxville Writers' Guild, this blog is your blog. And this blog needs your words.
The Knoxville Writers’ Guild’s November 3 meeting will feature a panel of writing professionals to speak on current freelancing opportunities. They will offer tips on getting work in local and national journalism, magazines, advertising agencies, universities and government. On Saturday, November 5, sci-fi novelist Patricia Gilliam will cover self-publishing topics including how to avoid common scams and vanity presses, factors for preparing for publication, how to invest in a professional product, and networking with the independent author community.
by Victoria Raschke
This isn't a Halloween-themed post, but many writers find engaging with social media scary, or at least daunting. If you missed the social media workshop at the KWG fundraiser and author event at Barnes & Noble, here are the highlights.
by Donna Kappa, Contest Chair
We owe much of our success this year to our sponsors. Celtic Cat Publishing sponsored the prize in Short Fiction and Test Prep Experts sponsored two prizes in Young Writers. Thank you very much for their support of writers and the Knoxville Writers Guild Annual Contest.
One week from today – from the very moment I am writing these words – the launch of my first novel is scheduled to occur at Union Avenue Books in Knoxville, Tennessee. What a surreal sentence that is to type.
Two people are running for two seats in the fall elections in October. Members can only vote at the October 6 meeting!
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping and purchase a few things for your own to-read pile. Mention KWG at checkout to donate a portion of all your purchases back to the Guild for future projects!
Allison Williams at Brevity suggests a DIY option for low-cost, mini writing retreats.
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