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How to Write More, Write Better, and Be Happier:  A Half-Day Retreat with Joni Cole

How to Write More, Write Better, and Be Happier: A Half-Day Retreat with Joni Cole

Dec 31, 1969
This half-day retreat with Joni Cole will help you cultivate a healthy and productive creative process that will serve you now, and for the rest of your writing life.
The Writer's Journey

The Writer's Journey

Dec 31, 1969
By Wendy Heilig I believe everyone is a writer, though some work at it formally and for publication more than others. However, most any form that takes what we have percolating inside of us and puts it down in some form outside of ourselves is writing...
For The Good Of The Cause: A Quick Glance Into The League's Past

For The Good Of The Cause: A Quick Glance Into The League's Past

Dec 31, 1969
By Alyssa Berthiaume September 1931: President Walter John Coates, in a typewritten letter to the executive committee, asks them to review the enclosed agenda for the upcoming winter meeting. He signs…
Attention All Writers — Join the Directory of Vermont Writing Resources

Attention All Writers — Join the Directory of Vermont Writing Resources

Dec 31, 1969
Cynthia Anderson, a senior at Champlain College, is compiling a Directory of Vermont Writing Resources as her final project. The directory will include writers, editors, publications, and more. She is looking for people who are interested in being included in this directory.
Writing prompt #1: To the Window

Writing prompt #1: To the Window

Dec 31, 1969
By Shawn Thomas Anderson Go to the nearest window. What do you see? Take the next 15-20 minutes to record the view from your window. Get specific, and go beyond the sense of sight. How does it sound out…
The New VP in the VT: Marketing the League, Marketing your Books

The New VP in the VT: Marketing the League, Marketing your Books

Dec 31, 1969
By Shawn Thomas Anderson This is our year. I continue to learn through my membership with LVW. In January 2016, I became a Board Member At-Large. Since then, I’ve chaired Writers Meet Agents, jumped…
Writing prompt #3: Dirty Hands

Writing prompt #3: Dirty Hands

Dec 31, 1969
By Shawn Thomas Anderson An original monthly writing prompt: You wake from a trance. You’re standing in a strange place, with hands covered in something...
Writing prompt #2: Through the Eyes of a Child

Writing prompt #2: Through the Eyes of a Child

Dec 31, 1969
By Shawn Thomas Anderson I just love this image of these boys running through the field. There’s something nostalgic about it—something dramatic and slightly foreboding, yet curious, adventurous, and fun. Take these boys on a journey...
This Is How I Hygge: Danish Coziness for the Writer

This Is How I Hygge: Danish Coziness for the Writer

Dec 31, 1969
By Shawn Thomas Anderson Hygge (pronounced hue-gah or hoo-gah) is the Danish concept for coziness. It’s about embracing simplicity, taking pleasure in quiet moments and creature comforts… As writers, we could all gain a great deal from embracing this lifestyle hack...
Join Us 4/29 for Spring Program: Springtime is the Write Time, the Words of Joni B. Cole, Julie McGrath, and Joseph Citro

Join Us 4/29 for Spring Program: Springtime is the Write Time, the Words of Joni B. Cole, Julie McGrath, and Joseph Citro

Dec 31, 1969
LVW announces its spring writing program, and would like to invite writers from all over the state, both published and pre-published, to attend. The program’s theme is Springtime is the Write Time: Inspirational Words to Open Your Mind, Create & Live By It is scheduled for 9:00AM to 3:00PM on April 29, 2017 at the Best Western, Waterbury (right off I-89)...