Entries by Midwest Writers

Build a dynamic world for your story to inhabit

During the next few weeks building up to the Super Mini-conference (July 27-28, Ball State Alumni Center, Muncie, IN), we will feature interviews with our faculty members. If you write fiction, especially world building, you should think about registering for Maurice Broaddus’ Friday all-morning session “World Building: How to Out-Imagine Your Reader.” As Maurice explains, “Every story needs […]

Manuscript Makeover offered at Super Mini-conference

While MWW is working hard on its newly-minted nonprofit governance and its board recruitment (read our statement here), we’re also keeping in mind our mission to help writers reach their writing goals. This Craft + Community “Super Mini” is a dynamic day-and-a-half with a decidedly different structure-shorter, smaller, less expensive, and designed for writers of every level […]

MWW Super Mini-conference, July 27-28

MWW Super Mini-conference — July 27-28 at the Ball State Alumni Center, Muncie, Indiana. Friday 8:30 am through Saturday 12:30 pm.  A dynamic day-and-a-half with a decidedly different structure—shorter, smaller, less expensive, with a strong emphasis on helping you reach your writing goals. This MWW Craft + Community super mini is designed for writers of […]

Successful mini-conference at Brownsburg Library

We’re glad nearly 70 writers attended the MWW mini-conference, “Getting Serious About Your Writing,” Saturday morning, February 10, 2018, at the Brownsburg Public Library, Brownsburg, Indiana. Attendees heard three multi-published authors, Nina Sadowsky, Dianne Drake, and Kelly O’Dell Stanley, share craft techniques, current publishing trends, and inside secrets through their opening addresses, instruction sessions, and a Q&A panel. Read Loretta Polaski’s article featured […]

Deepening Conflict in Your Novel with Shirley Jump

MWW Ongoing is a series of courses taught by award-winning writing instructors, and everything happens online. From the convenience of your computer, on your own time schedule, you can participate in classes to take your writing to the next level. Check out our newest online MWW Ongoing course taught by one of our favorite instructors, New […]

Your goal for 2018? | It’s Time to Start Your Novel

Back by popular demand, Cathy Day’s MWW Ongoing course, “It’s Time To Start Your Novel,” will be offered in January. If your New Year’s Resolution for 2018 is to start writing, then this course is for you! The registration for our MWW Ongoing course IT’S TIME TO START YOUR NOVEL begins December 18, 2017 and the course starts […]

Gift Certificates for MWW

The Write Gift — write here, write now There’s still time to order MWW Gift certificates for the writers in your life! Every writer wants to get better, and the best way to do that is in a supportive, welcoming community. That’s why Midwest Writers Workshop offers gift certificates in any amount. Nudge the writer […]