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Artists Use Paintbrushes To Tell Valley Writers Stories

- Review Journal, July 16, 2017

 

NEXT EVENT:

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 6:30-7:30PM Writer’s Roundtable discussion group – Coffee Press, Paseo Verde Library (free for WSN Members and first time guests / $5 non-members). Topic: the use of pets (and other animals) to show character traits and help define settings and scenes. Attendees are invited to read and get feedback on any excerpt 500-1000 words that involves a pet or animal.

 

FUTURE EVENTS:

Thursday Sept 28 – Sunday Oct 1  WSN’s Writers Retreat at the historic Boulder Dam Hotel
Limit 10 Participants – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY! (space is limited. Early bird $325 members, $350 non-members)   Cancelled – rescheduling for next year

Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 2-4PM PAINTED STORIES “Chills” – Local authors Mercedes Yardley, Brian Rouff and Eric James Miller will read funny, spooky, thrilling excerpts from their latest work with artist Meegan Boiros turning their words into paintings in the background. Location: College of Southern Nevada, Charleston Campus, Auditorium K-101 (see flier for map and parking) – free for WSN Members, CSN students, staff & faculty / $5 non-members)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 6:30-7:30PM Writer’s Roundtable discussion group – Coffee Press, Paseo Verde Library (free for WSN Members and first time guests / $5 non-members). Topic: TBD

 

PREVIOUS EVENT:

6:30PM Tuesday, September 5, 2017Writer’s Roundtable discussion group – Coffee Press, Paseo Verde Library (free for WSN Members and first time guests / $5 non-members). Topic: How an author’s voice can support or intrude in a story. Attendees invited to get feedback on any excerpt 500-1000 words they would like to read.

 

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Call for Entries!

OPEN CALL for short stories or excerpts from longer works (~2500 words) for 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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