How long have you been a member of the KWG? About a year. What kind of writing do you do? Fiction and poetry. What project are you working on now? I’m working on a story about rural Appalachia, gender identity, queerness, and intergenerational trauma. What is your writing goal? To finish my novel. Awards, prizes, […]
We’re pleased to spotlight Rhea Carmon and her writing life.
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We are happy to announce our inaugural, monthly member spotlight — a new KWG feature and member benefit.
This month’s spotlight – Linda Parsons
Q&A with Bonny Millard, leader of 6/16/18 KWG Workshop, “Digging for Gold: Using Life’s Moments for Story Building” KWG: You are a seasoned writer. Do you still attend other writers’ workshops? Why or why not? Millard: Yes, when I have time. I used to attend those weekend two-day conferences, but unfortunately many of them have […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Knoxville Writers’ Guild welcomes you. We’re here to help each other on our writing journeys and we’re stronger together. As a member, we hope you’ll take advantage of all your member benefits: Save with member discounts on workshops Read at our twice-yearly open mikes. Sell your books at monthly meetings Join a KWG writing […]
This week, editor and writer, Cathy Kodra, reflects on what her editing workshop means to her and her participants: DND: As a writer why do you attend workshops led by other writers? C. KODRA: Attending workshops is a fabulous way to network with other writers and learn from the presenters and other participants. No matter […]
It’s been almost two months since we launched our redesigned website and while the feedback has been mostly positive we realized there are still a number of things we need to work on. One of the biggest areas of concern is an inability to login. We did our best to migrate all the user information […]