… where you help shape
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you want to see.
The Las Vegas Book Festival and the Clark County Library District
awarded WSN the Crystal Bookmark Award for community service in 2017!
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 6:30-7:30PM Writer’s Roundtable discussion group
Inside the Coffee Press at Paseo Verde Library in Green Valley Ranch.
This month’s conversation starter: “Into the Dark: The Art of the Scary Story.”
Expectation, trepidation, the strange sense that something is not quite right, the calm before the storm, the sudden slash, the uncomfortable laughter to remind ourselves that all is well—isn’t it? We’ll explore all this and more at the next Writers of Southern Nevada Roundtable where WSN Board Member & UNLV Professor Greg Blake Miller will moderate this fun, freewheeling discussion. Bring examples from your favorite works, and excerpts from your own stories, too.
See you there!
(free for WSN Members and first time guests / $5 non-members).
Come out and see what your local writing community has to offer!
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 – Writers Roundtable discussion group – Coffee Press, Paseo Verde Library – September’s Topic: “Interviewing for Storytellers” moderated by Greg Blake Miller
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - Writer’s Roundtable discussion group – Coffee Press, Paseo Verde Library. August’s topic: “TIPS FOR USING RESEARCH TO ADD AUTHENTICITY TO YOUR WRITING” moderated by Eric James Miller.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - Writer’s Roundtable discussion group – Coffee Press, Paseo Verde Library in Green Valley Ranch. This month’s was topic: “The Art of the Twist – Dropping Clues In All Genres” moderated by Morgan St. James.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Writer’s Roundtable discussion group – Coffee Press, Paseo Verde Library in Green Valley Ranch. This month’s was topic: “The Use of Wit and Humor In Serious Writing” – What does the lighter touch do for the author and the reader? Bring your favorite examples, or examples of your own work to read and discuss. This was a very lively and thought-provoking subject for those of us who earn extra income by writing for blogs, magazines or other non-fiction markets! Moderated by local journalist and humorist Diane Taylor.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 WSN presented a panel discussion to the Las Vegas Writers Group with true crime author Morgan St James and professional private investigator and author Vito Collucci on: “Ripped From The Headlines – Using Real Life Events in Your Writing” at The Tap House on Charleston.
Call for Entries!
OPEN CALL for short stories or excerpts from longer works (~2500 words) for our 2018 lineup of Painted Stories (themes: love, romance, adventure, travel, paranormal, spooky, sci-fi, mysteries, historical or autobiography). Send to nevadawriters (at) gmail (dot) com with the Subject: Painted Stories submission. ARTISTS WANTED! Want to make an easy $100? Become one of our Painted Stories artists! Click here for more info.
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