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Here are some photos from past events.

Spring 2015 Writers' Retreat

Our recent retreat was a great success.

Reading flash assignment

Reading flash assignment

Part of the retreat experience is participating in writing prompts and sharing spontaneous tales.

Seasons and Reasons

Seasons and Reasons

If you are able to go on a retreat at the same location in different seasons, the experience is enhanced. Alone time with nature is an important part of a retreat.

Wildlife

Wildlife

When you are quiet in nature, it comes to you.

Sharing and Caring

Sharing and Caring

Writing, reading, and bonding with new writer friends are all vital parts of a retreat.

Trees Can Be for Climbing

Trees Can Be for Climbing

You may find yourself tempted to find a good climbing tree...like this one. Let your inner child smile on your muse. If you don't want to climb, you should at least embrace a tree, breathe in its essence, and release your imagination.

Watch and Ripple

Watch and Ripple

Observe the way the ripples of water travel and react to their environment. Let your words ripple and and react to your environment.

Sheep Are People, Too

Sheep Are People, Too

OK, sheep aren't really like people, but if you have a chance to watch how they behave, you might find some similarities that might help you develop your writing.

NaNoWriMo Write-In 2013 & 2014

Ready...Set...WRITE! From November 1st through the 30th each year writers attempt to complete a 50,000 word novel. There are other challenges, too. NaPlWriMo participants pen a full-length play. Some write 30 picture books, or 30 flash fiction pieces. All that matters is that writers WRITE! 

Fall Retreat 2014

A season of transition can open the writer's heart and mind as it feeds the muse.

Open-Mic Events 2013 & 2014

Open Mic September 2013

Open Mic September 2013

Almost a full house

September 2014

September 2014

Slight variation in seating arrangment

September 2014

September 2014

From the reader's point of view

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The workshop presenters were interesting and kept the attention of those in attendance.

Writers

Writers

Some of the readers who participated

Micro-Con 2013 & 2014

Something for Everyone

Something for Everyone

This conference was so well attended that we had to squeeze in borrowed chairs for some of the workshops.

Excellent Instructors

Excellent Instructors

Workshop instructors were well prepared with handouts and interesting, interactive presentations.

Variety

Variety

Smaller groups were able to engage in captivating interaction.

Listening and Learning

Listening and Learning

A variety of workshops kept everyone's attention.

Interested

Interested

The workshop presenters were interesting and kept the attention of those in attendance.

Book Table

Book Table

Some of the books for sale, written by workshop instructors.

Book Table

Book Table

More of the books by some of the workshop instructors.

Where's that class?

Where's that class?

Good signs are vital to help people find their classrooms.

Teamwork

Teamwork

Working together in a playwriting workshop.

Hats Off 2014

Hats Off 2014

A writer wears many hats. This instructor explains.

Speak Up 2014

Speak Up 2014

Some workshops were presentations. Some were more hands-on. In this one, the instructor emphasized the importance of public speaking and self-promotion.

Instructors 2014

Instructors 2014

These are some of the instructors who came from several counties to share their expertise.

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