Winners of the 2018 Brainerd Writers Alliance Writing Contest

Winners of the 2018 Writing Contest include: Fiction Winners Judged by Erin Hart of Minneapolis, MN “Coopersville Rising” by Becky Flansburg of Baxter, MN “Not a Quitter” by Marilyn Bos of North Mankato, MN Honorable Mention: “At the Core” by Joe Prosit of Brainerd, MN Creative Nonfiction Winners Judged by Read more…

Annual Writers Conference featuring Erin Hart, Oct. 27.

September 30, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: brainerdwriters@gmail.com   Brainerd Writers Alliance Writers Conference and Book Fair   Brainerd, MN — Brainerd Writers Alliance will host its annual writers conference and book fair on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Rumbly Hall, 707 Laurel St., Brainerd, Read more…

Welcome to September 1 in Minnesota.

Yes, autumn is pushing summer aside. With fall comes the end to the Brainerd Writers Alliance annual writing contest. Thank you to all who submitted and good luck! Our September meeting will be a planning session for 2019. We’ll talk briefly about the 2018 changes and how they impacted the Read more…

Great writers writing in Minnesota

In the three years that I’ve been involved with Brainerd Writers Alliance while learning the how-tos of writing a novel, I’ve been stunned at the level of great talent I’ve found in Minnesota.  Talented writers abound. Maybe it’s the isolation of winter that opens the creative spirit – create or die from Read more…

Deadline for contest submissions is extended to August 31, 2018.

August 12, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Maggie Fuller Email: brainerdwriters@gmail.com  Deadline extended to submit to Brainerd Writers Alliance annual writing contest for Minnesota Writers Brainerd Writers Alliance is seeking submissions from literary authors across the state of Minnesota in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Winners in Read more…

Writing Fiction

Not that I’m doing that this week. I’m imaging myself writing fiction but instead, I’m promoting the Brainerd Writers Alliance MN writers contest and the writers’ conference. We still need submissions and we still need registrations to make this thing go. So that’s how my time is used. If you Read more…

Brainerd Writers Alliance Annual Conference and Book Fair

 Saturday, October 27, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This year you can register online for tickets. Your registration includes a buffet lunch, coffee break beverages, and snacks. (Menu is to be announced.) Tickets are on sale June 1, 2018. Seating is limited. https://brainerdwriters.com/writing-contest-and-book-fair/ This year’s conference will feature Minnesota Book Award Read more…

Our annual writing competition is open for submissions!

You can submit your work at https://brainerdwriters.com/2018-writing-contest/. Please follow guidelines carefully. Our judges will be announced soon. Don’t forget to register for our annual conference with guest speaker, Erin Hart. https://brainerdwriters.com/writing-contest-and-book-fair/  

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