If you’ve ever wanted to meet a debut novelist who started on the bestseller lists right out of the gate, come to Midwest Writers Workshop in July! Since The Hate U Give released in February, Angie Thomas has been super busy! It turns out an extensive book tour and giving tons of interviews will do […]
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In 2016, the Midwest Writers Workshop moved to its new location at the L.A. Pittenger Student on the campus of Ball State University. The faculty and participants enjoyed this sprawling facility with its extra parking slots, classrooms, Starbucks, food court, lounge areas, and–would you believe–a bowling alley! What other writers’ conference offers an opportunity to bowl […]
You spoke. We listened. So many of our MWW16 attendees commented on Liz Whiteacre’s sessions and pleaded for us to offer more opportunities for her brilliant and helpful writing instruction. Now’s your chance! Word Play is a 4-unit course, starting Monday, May 1st. Registration is now open! Word Play is a short, low-stakes […]
Midwest Writers Workshop 2017 is offering a NEW Part I Intensive Session on “Screenwiriting,” and we’re pleased to welcome screenwriter and novelist Nina Sadowsky. This class will provide an in-depth overview of writing for film and television. A mixture of lecture, in-class exercises and screenings will give the participants an understanding of how material is pitched, […]
Our aim at MWW Ongoing is to bring you the highest quality of online courses. Shirley Jump’s 2-week course, BUILD A BETTER PLOT, is next up and sure to benefit all fiction writers, no matter your genre or writing experience. Registration is open now and the class starts MONDAY, MARCH 27th. About the Instructor New […]
Midwest Writers is delighted that John Gilstrap is returning to teach at MWW17! John is the New York Times bestselling author of the Jonathan Grave thriller series. Two of the first three in the series were nominated for ITW’s prestigious Thriller Award, and for Private Eye Writers of America’s Shamus Award. His novels include Friendly Fire, Nick of […]
MWW alum and MWW Plus member Karol Lagodzki recently joined the staff of Streetlight Magazine (www.streetlightmag.com) as an outreach coordinator. Streetlight is a small-to-mid-size literary and arts magazine which started as a print publication in the Charlottesville, VA, area, but has since migrated entirely to the web. As outreach coordinator, Karol defines one of his […]
Hello writers! Well, here we are. 2016 is over and done. 2017 is beginning. And, of course, folks everywhere are reflecting on our year and thinking about what the New Year will bring. Me, too. Here’s what I ask: Step 1: What Went Well? Whether you write it down, or just think about it in […]
MWW Ongoing is pleased to offer a new, exclusive 4-week course: YOUR AUTHOR BRAND with Dana Kaye of Kaye Publicity, Inc. Author of Your Book, Your Brand Registration Available Wednesday, December 7th “I wholeheartedly recommend Dana Kaye’s Your Book, Your Brand. In the years I’ve known and worked with Dana, her ideas and strategies have been […]
ANNOUNCING … Indiana Writers Center has a publication for the book lovers on your holiday gift list! Not Like the Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Writers features stories, poems, and essays more than 75 Indiana writers, including MWW past faculty and friends: Kelsey Timmerman, “The Labors of Our Fathers” Cathy Day, “Not Like the […]
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