Looking for some tech to organize your notes and thoughts? The New York Times recently listed some favorite mobile apps for the writing life. • Storyist is a full-featured writing app that provides easy formatting for manuscripts, screenplays, and novels. It can also help you keep and organize notes about characters, plot points, and scene […]
Pamela Schoenewaldt, novelist, short story writer, and experienced teacher helps you find, define, and empower the all-important point of view that makes (or breaks) your story. This workshop is valuable for writers at all stages, in genres as diverse as poetry, long and short fiction, and memoir. The workshop, sponsored by the Knoxville Writers Guild, […]
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. Each residency costs $250/week, […]
As a member of the Knoxville Writers’ Guild, this blog is your blog. And this blog needs your words. What words does it need? Tell members about your new book. Share your insights on the writing life. Flog a class or workshop you are teaching. Share a post from your blog. Share the quirky writer […]
The Guild strives to support local writers of all stripes. November’s programming offers two very different opportunities for writers looking to publish. 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, […]
A Quick Guide to Not Losing Your Mind About Social Media 1. Whatever platform you chose, social media is secondary to your writing. Don’t use your best, creative time to do social media. You can Twitter when you’re tired and uninspired. Writing? Not so much. 2. There are currently 12-15 social media platforms. Pick two. […]
Two people will be running for two seats in the fall elections in October.
Watch your inbox for more information about how to vote. […]
Join us at Barnes & Noble as we highlight some Knoxville Writers’ Guild members and their work. The Guild will present roughly 20 local authors, offer a free workshop on social media for writers at 1 p.m., and host author readings throughout the day. Get a jump start on your holiday shopping and purchase a few autographed copies 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! […]
Writing residencies and retreats are the stuff of writers’ dreams, but the expense of remote escapes or the submission processes for paid opportunities can be daunting. In a post for Brevity’s blog, Allison Williams suggests a DIY option for those of us with thinner wallets and less patience for filling out applications. […]
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. […]