Tag: Writing Events
How to Write More, Write Better, and Be Happier: A Half-Day Retreat with Joni Cole
Feb 07, 2017
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.
Join Us 4/29 for Spring Program: Springtime is the Write Time, the Words of Joni B. Cole, Julie McGrath, and Joseph Citro
Apr 10, 2017
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)...
Writing is Easy. Publishing is Easier. Selling is Hard.
Jun 12, 2017
By Faithe Thomas and Annalisa Parent Being able to write does not mean your book is ready to publish. Even the best writers know that their work needs to go through various levels of editing, re-writing, and proofing - and not just by anyone, but by someone who knows what they are doing.
The Best Writers Conference You’ve Never Heard Of — PART 1
Jun 29, 2017
By Shannara Johnson “Saturated” might be the proper word for how it feels after you’ve attended the annual WIFYR conference in beautiful Sandy, Utah (pronounced Wee-fur, short for Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers). It’s not in the Writer’s Digest or the Guide to Literary Agents, which also lists all the major conferences in the US. Nobody I know—even the true conference addicts—has ever heard of WIFYR, though it is anything but new.
The Best Writers Conference You’ve Never Heard Of — PART 2
Jul 03, 2017
By Shannara Johnson A continuation from PART 1... Coming all the way from Vermont and having endured a grueling twelve-hour journey to get here. I opted for the full experience. It includes a daily morning workshop facilitated by a published author, agent, or editor—four hours every day, twenty hours a week, in small groups of ten to fourteen.
Afternoon Terror: INTO THE WORDS with a Debut Bio-Thriller Writer Hank Parker
Aug 18, 2017
By Hank Parker Midway between lunch and the ice cream social I met with a dozen other writers in Jerry Johnson’s comfortable living room to chat about my bioterror thriller, CONTAINMENT (Simon & Schuster/Touchstone, 2017)...
PRESS RELEASE: Fall Writing Program, Wicked Wording This Way Comes in Barre on 9/30
Sep 08, 2017
By Shawn Thomas Anderson BURLINGTON, VT, September 1, 2017 — Registration is open for the League of Vermont Writers annual fall program, Wicked Wording This Way Comes. This year’s gathering has a Halloween theme...
Greetings from Stowe’s Cabin: Defining Your Persona, Platform, and Writing Plan, INTO THE WORDS 2017 Recap
Sep 14, 2017
By Shawn Thomas Anderson In my discussion this July at INTO THE WORDS, we talked about the elements that help you develop a solid foundation for building your writing castle, a.k.a. your writing platform.
Winner of the INTO THE WORDS contest — A Road Well Taken: League of Vermont Writers’ Summer Meeting
Sep 20, 2017
Congratulations Hank Parker, winner of the INTO THE WORDS summer writing contest. Had I missed a turn somewhere? Golden hay fields rising to maple-clad hills. Dust-covered Subarus parked by a half-mooned outhouse. A grassy path past a horse barn...
INTO THE WORDS Recap: It’s in the Bag
Oct 04, 2017
By Kathy Quimby Johnson Come to your senses, Pat Esden advised. “Wake up and smell the roses.” She didn’t mean metaphorically, but literally...