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Help spark your creative energies, share your writing experiences, offer advice, and gain insight from others. Writers of all abilities are encouraged to participate in discussion of all genres of writing, including journaling, storytelling, memoirs, and much more.

Help spark your creative energies, share your writing experiences, offer advice, and gain insight from others. Writers of all abilities are encouraged to participate in discussion of all genres of writing, including journaling, storytelling, memoirs, and much more.

Location:

United States

Description:

Help spark your creative energies, share your writing experiences, offer advice, and gain insight from others. Writers of all abilities are encouraged to participate in discussion of all genres of writing, including journaling, storytelling, memoirs, and much more.

Language:

English


Episodes

Plotting a Novel

5/12/2020
Thinking about writing the next great novel? Maybe you're currently writing one, or already have. The group shared advice and experiences as we explored strategies for keeping your novel chugging along.

Duration:00:57:40

Ins and Outs of Self-Publishing

4/14/2020
Have you ever considered self-publishing? We discussed the steps involved in, and the pros and cons of, self-publishing your work versus traditional methods. Self-published author Christine Mapondera Talley joined us to describe the process.

Duration:00:56:36

Behind Our Eyes

3/10/2020
This month we heard from Abbie Johnson Taylor, the president of Behind Our Eyes. She will discuss how this organization enhances the opportunities for writers with disabilities. Hear how this diverse writer's group can offer inspiration, encouragement, and friendship.

Duration:00:41:33

A Blogging We Will Go: Part 2

2/11/2020
Lisa Salinger, Hadley's Access Technology Specialist took us through the basic steps of setting up a blog using the accessible platform WordPress. Participants shared their own blog experiences, questions and aspirations.

Duration:00:44:29

A Blogging We Will Go

1/14/2020
Calling all bloggers- experienced or aspiring! Joined by several seasoned bloggers sharing their secret tips, we discussed the ins and outs of creating a blog.

Duration:00:53:16

Touching Base with Fellow Writers

12/12/2019
This month we checked in with each other, sharing our writing goals for the new year and offering support and ideas.

Duration:00:52:35

Open Discussion

11/14/2019
This month we held an open session- the group shares questions, ideas, experiences and tips with each other. We also checked in to see how National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) was going for those who are participating in the event.

Duration:00:32:31

National Novel Writing Month

10/10/2019
National Novel Writing Month is almost here! The group discussed tips on how to get started in NaNoWriMo, the difference between being a "pantser" or a planner writer, and information on the accessibility of the contest's website.

Duration:00:49:53

Meet and Greet with Author Lisa Rose

8/8/2019
Author of the Star Powers series Lisa Rose joined us this month to share her tips for writers. Lisa's stories are often inspired by her daughter who is visually impaired, and she describes herself as a "fierce advocate for inclusion." She also hosts the monthly Missing Voice Picture Book Discussion Group on Facebook that promotes diverse picture books.

Duration:00:57:16

Working Through Writer's Block

7/11/2019
We started off the discussion by sharing our six-word memoirs. We then discussed strategies for working through writer's block. Many helpful tips were shared!

Open Ended Discussion

6/13/2019
This month we held an open-ended discussion with many great questions and tips shared. Topics ranged from six-word memoirs, writer's block, and accessible writing websites and technology.

Duration:00:47:34

Writing a Query Letter & Writing for Children

5/9/2019
This month we'll pick up where we left off about how to write a query letter to literary agents or publishers. Come with questions! Then we will discuss some things to remember when writing for children, whether that's picture books or young adult novels. Join the conversation!

Duration:00:55:44

Tips for New Writers

3/14/2019
In this discussion we talked about tips for beginner writers.

Duration:00:53:24