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Wordsowers’ 2016 Writers Conference Speakers

Troy Griepentrog
Words of Life The theme of this year's conference is from John 6:68 - Simon Peter answered him..."You have the words of eternal life." The conference will be held April 29th & 30th at LifeSpring Church located in Bellevue, NE. Keynote Speaker Troy Gripentrog, Senior Associate Editor of “Thriving Family” magazine. Troy will present Secrets From the Editors of “Thriving Family Magazine” ...
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Getting Started With Websites and Blogs

photo credit: Stuart Miles Join us for a  Google+ Hangout  Live: February 6  10:15-11:15am  Places to catch the live feed: Google+ Event Page YouTube Right here on the website in place  of a Thursday post. You are a writer. Someday, you want to see your book in print. Whether through a traditional publisher or as an Indie...
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WordSowers Latest News

Wordsowers Christian Writers Group met Thursday night at the Rockbrook Garden Cafe, 108th and Center. Matt Meyer, a soon to be senior, presented “How to build the substance of a story,” from the book, STORY by Robert McKee , Chapter 7. After Matt shared the ideas he gleaned from the chapter, we completed an exercise on building character.  Although I own the book STORY, it’s been awhile ...
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The topic for discussion last night at our monthly Wordsowers meeting: Why Attend a Writers Conference and What We Learned When We Did Attend Merrie shared about “Called to Write,” held in Pittsburg, Kansas, and “Write His Answers,” held in Colorado.Lee talked about his experience at ACFW held in Texas and CLASS held in New Mexico. Jon, Angela, Teresa and Kat shared insight from their experience a...
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Great Writers Group

To hobnob with other authors brings enlightenment, encouragement and laughter. Last night Jon Miller (17) drove me to Garden Café at Rockbrook Plaza for food, fellowship and fine tuning our writer skills. Eight out of nine attendees brought a short article about a driving experience. The idea about the exercise was to fool our fellow authors, don’t write in your “usual voice.” I purposely took ti...
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8/4/11: First Garden Cafe Meeting!

Our first meeting at the new location went well.  Merrie and I both had the same idea and came early to eat supper before the meeting - both our salads were yummy!  The Garden Cafe primarily serves the breakfast/lunch crowd so they are glad to add our party to their thin evening crowd.  We had a  huge party room all to ourselves and the service was terrific.  If you are on a diet, cover your eyes ...
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