May 21, 1:00 p.m. Writers Morning Out

Chapbooks–Not Just for Poetry While traditionally the purview of poetry, publishers are now publishing prose in chapbooks as well. So what are chapbooks, anyway? Our panelists, including Judith Stanton, Deer Dairies, and Ralph Earle, The Way Rain Works, will not only answer the question, but discuss what goes into creating a chapbook, what you might […]

Writing Is An Adventure

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) began in 1999 as a way to encourage twenty-one would-be novel writers to complete a manuscript in a month’s time. Fifty thousand words was set as the goal because Chris Baty, the founder, determined that was the length of the shortest novel on his bookshelf—Huxley’s Brave New Word. NaNoAriMO quickly […]

Social Media Primer

Writers’ Morning Out May, 15 2021 Panel Discussion on Social Media Summary by Jody Savage   Moderator Carol Phillips convened this panel discussion on the subject of What are social media and “platform” and how are they to build an audience?   The panelists were: Charles Fiori – communications director for the North Carolina Writers […]