August, 2014

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The Scalpel and The Thread: A Master Workshop for Writers

The Scalpel and the Thread A Master Workshop for Writers with Mary Sojourner writer, writing mentor and instructor Using five pages of your own written work *Learn the beauty of taking the scalpel to your words, and *Rediscover how to weave threads of color back into your writing You’ve writtenRead the Rest…


PROLOGUE WEEKEND EVENINGS WITH POETRY AND PROSE

As if developing our plans for the 2015 Southwest Festival of the Written Word (Friday-Sunday October 2-4,  2015), wasn’t keeping us busy enough,  we decided it was important to provide events to support reading and writing, prior to the 2015 Festival. What were we thinking?  That this would be aRead the Rest…


Two Poetry Workshops with Denise Low: Saturday, October 4, 2014

    DENISE LOW Former Kansas Poet Laureate and Co-Publisher at Mammoth Publications (www.deniselow.net ) SOUP TO NUTS: From First Draft to Publishable Poetry A Workshop for Poets of all Levels  Using a one-page sample of your writing – Learn how to go from draft, to revision, to readiness forRead the Rest…


Silver City Public Library Adult Summer Reading

This year the Southwest Festival of the Written Word was an official supporter of the 2014 adult summer reading program at the Silver City Public Library.  The library programming team reports that the program was a success; 62 people signed up and 47 books were rated or reviewed!  For moreRead the Rest…


Why Am I Crying? It’s Only a Mystery!

AUTHOR:  SONNIE SUSSILLO I recently found myself crying—not sniffling, but full-out two-Kleenex tears—over the last chapters of not one, but two books. Both books were part of a series of mysteries starring Miss Maisie Dobbs as the intuitive, insightful sleuth. I got to wondering about what it is that makesRead the Rest…


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