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 featured on the Self Publishing Journey podcast.  Great job, Carissa! Read more…

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 that we allow critique. Below is the Minnesota Nice way Read more…

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 is $15 per year and includes discounts for BWA sponsored Read more…

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 members only to submit. The logo should reflect our literary Read more…

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 9 holiday meeting is open to hearing what you have Read more…

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 and Awards tab. Eureka! The Loft website is all ready Read more…

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 mind can only accept so much stimulation before it’s stuffed Read more…

April 8 – BWA Guest speaker, Doug Lewandowski

Doug is the author of “Woman River.” He will be talking about human motivation as it relates to the development of characters in stories. You can learn more about Doug on his website at douglewandowski.com. For this event, we will be meeting in the large meeting room at the Brainerd Public Read more…

March meeting – annual Write-in! and more…

Next meeting is March 11. Starting early, at 9:00 for annual WRITE-IN. Bring something to work on. Meeting at 11:30. Bring your lunch and something to share.   Members only! April’s guest speaker, Doug Lewandoski, on the psychology of characters.   If you haven’t joined, now’s the time. Annual dues Read more…

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