The Smell of Fear: Building Suspense & Tension with Subtext

Northampton Center for the Arts 33 Hawley St., Northampton, MA, United States

Join Straw Dog Writers Guild and presenters Elizabeth MacDuffie and Tamara Fricke for "The Smell of Fear: Building Suspense & Tension with Subtext" on Wednesday, May 22, 7-8:30pm, at the Northampton Center for the Arts,33 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA. In this craft workshop, writers will be guided in the art of creating suspense and tension Read More

Writers Night Out

Forbes Library Coolidge Museum, 20 West Street, Northampton, 01060

Join Straw Dog Writers Guild on Tuesday June 4, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Jessica Jopp at Forbes Library. No registration required. If you want to participate in Open Mic and read, please sign up by 5:50pm. Ten names will be randomly selected. Each reader will have five minutes. The second half Read More

Everyone Reads Second Sundays Open Mic

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Come create community on second Sundays of every month 6-8pm EST with a virtual open mic on zoom. Please contact Lindsay Rockwell for zoom link if interested: emonrock@mac.com Format Focus: EVERYONE READS! Co-create and reading and listening experience that is generous, dynamic, and heart-felt. Read a 3-minute piece Brief positive responses after readers share Listeners Read More

Promoting Your Work as an Indie Author

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Join Straw Dog Writers Guild on Saturday, June 15 from 1:00-2:30pm on Zoom with J. Scott Coatsworth as he shares his experience as an indie author. In this craft workshop he will present some of the tips and tricks he has learned in how to promote ones work and field questions. Scott stares, "I recently Read More

A Writers Night

The Longmeadow Adult Center 211 Maple Road, Longmeadow, MA, United States

On Thursday, June 20, 6:45-7:30pm Straw Dog Writers Guild and The Longmeadow Adult Center present A Writer’s Night with Linda Bratcher Wlodyka. Linda Bratcher Wlodyka is the Massachusetts Beat Poet Laureate, 2023-2025. In the summer of 2023, Linda was chosen as a contributor to WordxWord a summer poetry festival in the Berkshires where she collaborated Read More

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Lovin’ Poetry Share

Belding Memorial Library 344 Main Street, Ashfield, United States

"Summer lovin' happened so fast," sang the Firefly. "And so the drama ensues," teased Puck. Come, sit for a spell. Drink the fairies' sweet wine, let the tales spin and tangle, and share poems of dream lovers, night weavers, fantastical moments, and stands for the pursuit of freedom and happiness. And if you don't have Read More

Everyone Reads Second Sundays Open Mic

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Come create community on second Sundays of every month 6-8pm EST with a virtual open mic on zoom. Please contact Lindsay Rockwell for zoom link if interested: emonrock@mac.com Format Focus: EVERYONE READS! Co-create and reading and listening experience that is generous, dynamic, and heart-felt. Read a 3-minute piece Brief positive responses after readers share Listeners Read More

Everyone Reads Second Sundays Open Mic

zoom

Come create community on second Sundays of every month 6-8pm EST with a virtual open mic on zoom. Please contact Lindsay Rockwell for zoom link if interested: emonrock@mac.com Format Focus: EVERYONE READS! Co-create and reading and listening experience that is generous, dynamic, and heart-felt. Read a 3-minute piece Brief positive responses after readers share Listeners Read More

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