Entries by Midwest Writers

New Board, New Vision

From the minutes of the 8 January, 2019 MWW Board meeting Welcome to the new board members: Julie Tuttle Davis; Dianne Despain; Maria Williams-Hawkins; Lylanne Musselman, Marissa Rose; Angelia Stone; Larry Sweazy Returning board members: Jeff Pearson, Kelsey Timmerman Returning Executive Director: Jama Kehoe Bigger Because Jeff has been acting as the interim board president, […]

2019 MWW Programs

For 2019, Midwest Writers Workshop continues its mission to nurture aspiring and accomplished writers to improve their craft and achieve their publishing goals in a welcoming community. If one of your goals for 2019 is to improve your writing, mark your calendar with these dates to start working on it: May 10 & 11, and July 25-27! Hit […]

Bookkeeping for Writers | MWW Ongoing Course

Bookkeeping for Writers Who Hate Numbers Do you hate numbers? Is Bookkeeping Ugh? If you answered YES, then this MWW Ongoing course is for you! Writers are word people who usually hate numbers and bookkeeping, but regular bookkeeping is a guarantee of business success (Carol shows you the study to prove it). Author and accountant […]

One-day mini-conference | Reaching Your Writing Goals

This mini-conference will give your writing a boost! Midwest Writers Workshop is offering a mini-conference, “Reaching Your Writing Goals,” on Saturday, November 3, 2018, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (includes lunch) at the Ball State Alumni Center, 2800 W. Bethel Ave., Muncie, Ind. Authors presenting at the mini-conference are Kelsey Timmerman, Annie Sullivan, and Sarah Schmitt. The program includes talks about getting published, participation […]

Lori Rader-Day presents: Point of View, Your Story’s Foundation

Lori Rader-Day presents: Point of View, Your Story’s Foundation “MWW Author Program with Lori Rader-Day” – Saturday, September 29, 2018, Kennedy Branch Library (1700 W. McGalliard), Muncie, Indiana, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm. Program includes Lori’s discussion: “Point of View, Your Story’s Foundation”; an interview with Lori and Q&A; and a celebration of her newest […]

New online course! Show Not Tell with Shirley Jump

MWW Ongoing Midwest Writers just experienced a successful Super Mini-conference, July 27-28, and while we’re planning our next events, we’re also continuing our mission to help writers improve their writing with our online courses. MWW Ongoing is a series of courses taught by award-winning writing instructors, and everything happens online. From the convenience of your […]

YA writers! Want to think like a teenager? Author Barbara Shoup can help!

Meet Mini-conference faculty Barbara Shoup! Barbara Shoup is the author of eight novels, including  An American Tune, Wish You Were Here, and Looking for Jack Kerouac and the co-author of Novel Ideas: Contemporary Authors Share the Creative Process. Her short fiction, poetry, essays, and interviews have appeared in numerous small magazines, as well as in The […]

Looking for ways to turn one story into many? Lou Harry has tips!

Meet Mini-conference faculty Lou Harry! Lou Harry has written for more than fifty publications ranging from The Sondheim Review to This Old House and from Variety to Men’s Health. His books are as wide ranging, including The High-Impact Infidelity Diet: A novel (Random House and optioned by Warner Bros.), Creative Block (Running Press), Kid Culture (Cider Mill Press) and the novelization of the awful movie Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (Penguin). […]