Upcoming writerly events this week!

Hi writers!

A few noteworthy writerly events are happening this week.

National Novel Writing Month Write-In.
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 7:00-9:00pm. Mocha Monkey (115 S. Olive St., Waconia).
Bring a project! Write! Enjoy some beverages and some snacks and the company of your writing peers. Come when you can, stay as long as you want. You don’t have to be participating in NaNoWriMo to join in on the fun!

Springboard for the Arts: Manage Your Portfolio Website
Saturday, Nov. 16, 10:30am-1:00pm. Waconia Library (Activity Room).
A great series of workshops that delve into the business side of the arts. Funded by MELSA, hosted by the Carver County Library system. 
Register here!

Springboard for the Arts: Publishing Panel
Sunday, Nov. 17, 1:30-3:30pm. Chanhassen Library (Wilder Room).
A great series of workshops that delve into the business side of the arts. Funded by MELSA, hosted by the Carver County Library system. 
Register here!

Waconia Writers’ Group Meeting.
Sunday, Nov. 17, 4:30pm. The Crossings Apartments.
Writing prompt is: “Get that thing away from me!”

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Writers Group Meeting on Sunday, Aug. 18th

We will meet on Sunday, August 18th at 4:30 at The Crossings in Waconia. 

The prompt is: Outside the window you see something you can’t believe.

Or bring whatever you’re working on if you’d like to share your work.

Hope to see you there.

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Reminder: WWG meeting Saturday August 3rd

Hi everyone,

We meet tomorrow, Saturday, August 3rd at 10:30 at the Waconia Library. The prompt is: Your blog/book’s going to be a movie. Who’s playing you in the movie?

Hope to see you there.

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WWG April Meeting this Saturday!

Happy spring, writers! (Enjoying the sun and 50-degree day today, I finally feel confident enough to say that!)

We’re meeting this Saturday at our Waconia Library meeting spot. See below for more information:

Date: Saturday, April 6th

Time: 10:30am

Place: Waconia Library, Activity Room

Writing Prompt: Write about the color(s) of spring; specifically, what colors does spring bring to mind? Explore the ideas of renewing and emerging.

 

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Feb. 23rd Dark Side of the Loon Program Cancelled

Just saw a notice online that the Dark Side of the Loon Program and Panel scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 23rd at the Waconia Library at 10:30 has been cancelled.

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WWG Meeting, Sunday 2/17

WWG Writers!

We are meeting this Sunday, February 17th, at The Crossings apartments. Meeting starts at 4:30pm.

Prompt: Write about a teacher or teaching.

Extra (optional) exercise for 2/17: Take a piece of prose you’ve written or are writing, and reformat it as a poem. Pay attention to line breaks and emphasis on certain words to create impact. Bring both to the next meeting.

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First WWG Meeting of 2019, this Saturday!

Time for our first meeting of the new year!

Date: Saturday, January 5th, 2019

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Location: We will be congregating at the Waconia Library, in the conference/activity room near the fireplace area.

Prompt: New Year’s Resolutions!

Inspiration to get started:

  • A New Year’s Resolution that didn’t work out.
  • A New Year’s Resolution that worked TOO WELL.
  • A New Year’s Resolution that ends up on your list every year, and why it always does.
  • If you DON’T make New Year’s Resolutions, write about why that is.
  • Any other ideas!
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WWG Meeting this Sunday!

When we’re meeting: Sunday, November 18th, at 4:30pm!

Where: The Crossings Apartments in Waconia.

What is the prompt? Was it coincidence? Or the universe making plans?

For past writing prompts, click here.

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WWG meets tomorrow, 11/3!

Time for our first meeting of November! 

Tomorrow is Saturday, November 3rd. We will be congregating at the Waconia Library,  at 10:30 a.m. Find us by the fireplace area.

Prompt: Use the first line of a novel, maybe a favorite one, and write your own story.


Are you doing NaNoWriMo this year?

If you’ve never attempted National Novel Writing Month, it’s not too late! A few WWG members are working on 50,000 words this November! Find more information here.

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WWG NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Tonight!

A casual meeting, where we can gather and celebrate the start of another National Novel Writing Month! Even if you’re not doing NaNo this year, join us for a few hours of writing time. Come in costume if you like! Oh, and there will be treats!

Where: Mocha Monkey (115 S. Olive St., Waconia)

When: Wednesday, October 31st

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

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