Rochester Writers Announces Spring Contest Winners

Best of Show Rochester Writers announces the winners of the 2013 writing contest. Best of Show goes to Steven R. Roberts of Dearborn, MI for his First Page entry titled Brothers Popovic. Rochester Media sponsors the contest and their staff selects the Best of Show Award. “The author’s use of descriptive language brings vivid imagery to mind and draws the readers into the setting of the story. With just these few short paragraphs, the reader can empathize with the Croatian coal miner in the … [Read more...]

What to give the Writer on your Holiday Gift List

Holiday Gift-giving Guide for the Writer on your Holiday Gift List 2013  Book Suggestions: Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg Page by Page by Heather Sellersclick here Chapter by Chapter by Heather Sellers What If? Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers by Anne Bernays and Pamela Painter Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street by Roni Schotter Breathing In, Breathing Out by Ralph Fletcher The Art and Craft of Storytelling by Nancy Lamb Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott If You Want to … [Read more...]

The Freelance Marketplace Writers’ Group

NOW at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore in Rochester Hills the writing group meets Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the Events Area. The business of writing will be discussed. Open to new, published, and working writers. Barnes & Noble 2800 S. Rochester Road Rochester Hills, MI 48307 Success at the 4th Annual Rochester Writers' Conference Nearly 90 participants come to network, learn, and share the story of writing. The theme of Get Published was the common thread. The good news … [Read more...]

Freelance Marketplace Writers’ Group

Meets the third Tuesday of every month at the Rochester Hills Borders Bookstore on Rochester Road just south of Avon Road. Next meeting is Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the cafe. Open to new and published writers, photographers, and illustrators. Free to attend. We discuss the business of writing. THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS OF WRITING (and how to avoid them) Royal Oak Public Library Auditorium Wednesday, May 18, 7-9 p.m. Led by Cindy La Ferle Free to the public. Advance … [Read more...]