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November 22, 2021

I’m keeping this post short, since Thanksgiving is on our doorstep, and I know you have things to do. Including, if you’re doing NaNoWriMo, managing to add words to your novel over the holidays. One thing every writer needs is a place to write. And one close to me is the Fairfield County Story Lab,…

November 19, 2021

We had another wonderful Rendezvous on Wednesday, with a number of questions raised, and hopefully answered, about critique groups, self-publishing, and more. And I was able to tell people about several upcoming writing events that are worth a writer’s time – some free and some relatively inexpensive. Check them out below. Have you been wanting…

October 24, 2021

I attended the Connecticut Literary Festival on Saturday, and met the professor from Southern Connecticut State University who’s in charge of their MFA program.  He told me that according to Connecticut state statute, senior citizens (62 and over) can take college classes and earn a degree tuition-free.  I mention this because it’s a way to…

October 21, 2021

I always enjoy hosting the Writers Rendezvous, particularly when members have good news to report. This month, member MarLou Newkirk was able to announce that her book of poetry, This and That and an Ice Cream Sundae: Reflections in poems from life at 86  is finally out and available for purchase. Such an amazing and…

September 17, 2021

The year seems to be flying by, and the list of writing events, classes, and conferences doesn’t seem to be slowing. Among them are the weekly Monday morning write-ins I run for the Pequot Library, and the WritersMic evening coming up on Tuesday evening, September 21. Check the events page on this blog for details….

August 23, 2021

I love the fact that there are so many opportunities for writers, which is why I try to include as much as I can in these posts. Here’s the second part of the August update. Feel free to add any information of your own in the comments. The Westport Library continues to offer its popular…

August 19, 2021

Our August meeting was full of interesting people and useful ideas, as usual. We even had one attendee from Bangla Desh! The joy of Zoom is that it allows people to join us from anywhere. We covered a number of topics, and some of the events I mentioned have short deadlines, so read on for…