Entries by Midwest Writers

Carol Saller helps writers polish their work for submission

Meet MWW20 faculty member Carol Saller Carol Saller is a longtime contributing editor to The Chicago Manual of Style and writes for Fiction+ at the CMOS blog. She has also worked as an acquiring editor in children’s book publishing (Cricket Books). Her own books include The Subversive Copy Editor and several books for children, most recently the MG/YA novel Eddie’s War. Praise for The Subversive Copy Editor … “This is […]

Need help “Nailing the First Page”? Tracy Clark has advice!

Meet award-winning author Tracy Clark Tracy Clark is the author of the Cass Raines PI series. The series, set in Chicago, features ex-homicide cop turned PI Cassandra Raines, a hard-driving African-American gumshoe who works the mean streets of the Windy City dodging cops, cons, killers and thugs. Her debut novel, Broken Places, made Library Journal’s list of the Best […]

What?!! ALL 23 sessions!

What? You’ll have access to ALL 23 sessions … Yes. We have a need for community and now there’s the technology to create new community spaces for writers. No more choosing among breakout sessions online. Attend ALL 23 sessions live or watch recorded sessions for up to one month later. You can even rewatch sessions you find particularly […]

Yep. We’re going virtual, too

Registration Re-Open NOW! MWW20 Moves To Online Format! MWW20 Virtual Conference Monday – Saturday July 20-25, 2020 We’ve been working on this since the day we found out we’d have to cancel our planned in-person Midwest Writers Workshop at the Ball State Alumni Center due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We went from being so disappointed […]

MWW Agent Fest Postponed

#MWWAgentFest Update Concerning the Coronavirus: Agent Fest Postponed March 11, 2020 Amid the growing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and a situation that has evolved rapidly, the board of directors of the Midwest Writers Workshop has voted to postpone Agent Fest. Several universities in our state and around the country have canceled in-person classes for the next […]

Pitch to Jennifer Grimaldi at MWW 2020 Agent Fest!

Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Jennifer Grimaldi Jennifer is one of eight literary agents coming to the 2020 MWW Agent Fest, March 13-14 at the Ball State Alumni Center, Muncie, Indiana. Raised on a steady diet of Holly Black & Philip Pullman, Jennifer Grimaldi has always gravitated toward otherworldly, fantastical novels that reflect our own […]