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April 18 meeting minutes

For our April 14 meeting, we met in the large conference room of the Brainerd Public Library. Next month we’ll meet in the small conference room. Be prepared for a packed house. Moderator: Maggie Teaching Moment or Writing Exercise. Writing Your Artist … Continue reading

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April 14, 2018 BWA Meeting Agenda

We will meet in the large conference room of the Brainerd Public Library. We have the room from 10.00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Another group has the room at 12:30. Moderator: Maggie Teaching Moment or Writing Exercise. Writing Your Artist … Continue reading

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Diane Shlagel talks about her book, The Price of New Shoes

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Another great meeting and what’s coming up.

Our second BWA meeting of the year is behind us. Our new meeting agenda is working well. We’re having fun, lots of discussions, and we’re writing together. We hope you can join us next month. BWA member, Carissa Andrews, is … Continue reading

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Critiques

We want feedback and we hate feedback. One of the toughest parts of the  writing process can be hearing the reader’s and the editor’s perspective. We all want to improve our writing and if we want readers, then it’s critical … Continue reading

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December 9 BWA meeting agenda

Brainerd Writers Alliance News and November Meeting Agenda Date: December 9, 2017 Location: Brainerd Public Library, large meeting room Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors are always welcome. BWA is a member organization. We encourage you to join. Membership … Continue reading

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BWA needs a logo and a tagline

Here’s a call out to our members and prospective members – we will consider all options for a logo and a new tagline (short and sweet) at our December 9 meeting. This is a freebie, which is why we’re asking … Continue reading

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Recap of November meeting

We had a great meeting today with nine members in attendance. We spent a lot of time on proposed changes to BWA for 2018. Members, please check your email for complete minutes and if you have any input, the December … Continue reading

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Follow up to “Hey, Minnesota writers, where are you?”

I was following a link to information on a writing contest that came to me in an email. I did a search for the contest and came up with a link from The Loft, from their page, under the Resources … Continue reading

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Hey, Minnesota writers, where are you?

Last week I attended the North Shore Readers and Writers Festival in Grand Marais, MN. This 4-day event is sponsored by the Grand Marais Art Colony. There is something for everyone and I have to say, it’s exhausting! A person’s … Continue reading

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