KWG Blog

The Importance of a Friend with a Red Pen

Posted on: August 24, 2016

by Victoria Raschke


The pen doesn't have to be red and the person wielding it doesn't have to be a friend. It might even be better if they're not. The important thing is sharing your work with other writers. We all know writing is a solitary business.  


Once the words are down, that's where a writing group can step in. 

Do You Write About Women's History?

Posted on: August 17, 2016

Join Chick History and Humanitites Tenness at Ijams Nature Center for a day of hands-on practice finding and sharing women's history, led by a team of nationally renowned historians!

Are You Ready to Publish?

Posted on: August 11, 2016

by Caitlin Hamilton Summie


The Knoxville Writers’ Guild (KWG) will host Caitlin Hamilton Summie's workshop “Marketing for Small Press Authors and the Self-Published” on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 1-3 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church. Hamilton Summie will walk writers through the basics of creating a marketing plan for their works. Topics will include assessing resources, designing marketing objectives, developing an elevator pitch, considering sales and distribution issues, and more.

Upcoming Writing Conferences in the Southeast

Posted on: August 3, 2016

by Victoria Raschke


Writing conferences are a great way to meet other writers, hone your craft, and get in front of people who might help you get your work out to the world. If you are interested in attending a conference, I’ve collected a few in the Southeast to get you started. 

Help Wanted!

Posted on: July 21, 2016

We need screeners for the 2016 Annual Knoxville Writers Guild Contest. We have a record number of submissions this year! 

Why will we Bee?

Posted on: July 14, 2016


by Pamela Schoenewaldt


The First Knoxville Writers’ Guild Adult Spelling Bee is Friday, September 16, 2016, at 7p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 201 3rd Ave., Knoxville. 



Stories Make Us Who We Are

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Knoxville Writers’ Guild will host Millard’s “Writing Your Story,” on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Central United Methodist Church, 201 E. Third Avenue in Knoxville. Free and accessible parking is available. To register for the workshop, you can make an online payment or send a check to KWG Workshops, P.O. Box 10326, Knoxville, TN, 37939-0326. The workshop cost is $40. Members receive a 40% discount and student members receive a 50% percent discount.

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