April Writers’ Meeting

Hi Everyone,

PRESENT: Ryan, Sharon, Dawn, Mary.

TALKING STICK 28 PROGRESS: Tarah and Sharon are working on the book. All winners have been notified. Soon we will have flyers out and available regarding the workshop and book release party on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Angela Foster will be our instructor for the morning workshop.

WRITING EVENTS: Second Saturdays at the Uptown Café in Wadena. A monthly literary event connecting readers and writers at 11 AM on the second Saturday of the month. See our Facebook page for a list of scheduled authors.

Minnesota Voices is a series of free programs from the Wadena County Historical Society featuring program with Minnesotawriters, artists, and scientists. These are on the third Thursdays of the month from noon to 1 PM at the Wadena County Museumunless otherwise noted. See our Facebook page for a list of scheduled authors.

Annual Hackensack Book and Art Festival on Saturday August 10, 2019, from 9 AM to 3 PM.  suready@yahoo.com.

MN Northwoods Writers Conference at Bemidji State University, June 17-23, 2019. www.northwoodswriters.org.

MISCELLANEOUS: UND Writers Conference was held March 21-23. Mary and Dawn both attended. It included authors, artwork, film, fiction, memoir, poetry, receptions, workshops, readings, visual artists. This was a free event. They enjoyed the workshops and readings and thought it was a great event.

Check out Reddit online. There are a lot of categories including writing, language, prompts, Ask Me Anything, Shower Thoughts.

Check out Sue Ready’s blog. She has been using some of Sharon’s spring poems lately. We have all been so desperate for spring to get here.

https://sockfairies.blogspot.com/2019/04/spring-offerrings.html

https://sockfairies.blogspot.com/2019/04/a-spring-twist.html

Thanks, Sue.

We only had a few attendees today, probably due to the fact that we had to move our meeting back one week from the normal time. We had fun reading and listening and critiquing. This led to a good conversations that none of us wanted to leave. Hope to see you all next time!