Entries by Midwest Writers

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). […]

Do you wish to write in a way that touches readers and yourself?

That’s the question J. Brent Bill will discuss in his hands-on, small class session on Friday morning at MWW’s Super Mini-conference: Writing from the Heart: Soulful Creativity – That’s the kind of writing that makes Anne Lamott’s essays, Phil Gulley’s Harmony tales, and Barbara Brown Taylor’s memoirs so appealing. Brent Bill’s own writing has been described […]