Web developer, designer, and writer Billy Price to speak Jan. 4

Come to the Thursday, Jan. 4 program at the Knoxville Writers’ Guild, when web developer, designer and writer Billy Price will speak. Price will give writers key information on design and web development. The team leader at Knoxville-based Billy Fann Creative, a creative digital marketing company, Price serves clients worldwide. The meeting will be in […]

Exploring the Stories

by Bonny C. Millard I don’t remember exactly when my interest developed, but my love of other people’s stories must have started early in my life during trips across the United States with my grandparents every summer, moving around in their travel trailer to stay in out-of-the-way places like gypsies on the run. My grandfather […]

This Saturday’s Workshop Instructor, Bob Mayer, Has 70 Novels to His Name: The Below Interview Reveals Some of His “Plotting” Tendencies

Bob Mayer has published over 70 books, hitting bestseller lists in the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today, with four titles hitting #1 on Kindle’s Science Fiction list. He graduated from West Point, and commanded a Green Beret A-Team. His presentations have engaged audiences in over a thousand organizations in […]

Member spotlight: Rhea Carmon

Rhea Carmon: Poet, Performer, Mentor & KWG Member Stunning performance poet, math teacher, mentor, and mother, new KWG member Rhea Carmon is making an outsized contribution to the lives, the arts, the souls and the academic futures of Knoxville youth, and is at the forefront of women’s slam and performance art in our community. Consider: […]

Member spotlight: keifel a. agostini

Keifel started his writing career with bad poems and satire for self-published zine in 1995 before moving on to feature writing and television reviews for two of the daily newspapers in Trinidad and Tobago. Since the early 2000s keifel has maintained a blog where he occasionally writes short-form essays filled with run-on sentences. He was […]

Intriguing Interview with Upcoming KWG Presenter and Novelist, Julia Watts

  I caught up with novelist Julia Watts the other day to get a sense of her notions on her upcoming KWG program (11/2/17).  A really interesting exchange developed on good story beginnings, critiques, and guild programing: DREWS: Can a good book have a bad or even average beginning? WATTS: Absolutely!  Some books are “slow […]