Straw Dog Writes New Online Program

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The Straw Dog Program Committee announces a new initiative: Straw Dog Writes. Starting Sept 27, 2023, each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a Read More

Writers-in-Residence Reading

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Please join us on Sunday, October 1, 4:00-5:15pm  on Zoom, for a reading by the nine emerging writers who received residencies in our collaborative program with Edith Wharton’s The Mount last March. They will be joined by Straw Dog Writers Guild’s Emerging Writer Fellow who spent a week at The Mount with the last cohort Read More

Writers Night Out in October

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

Join us on Tuesday, October 3, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Joan Livingston 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 of the evening Read More

Straw Dog Writes Online Weekly Meetup

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Each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog Writers Guild members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a 45 minute writing session, have a 15 minute discussion, then write for a second Read More

Straw Dog Writes Online Weekly Meetup

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Each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog Writers Guild members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a 45 minute writing session, have a 15 minute discussion, then write for a second Read More

Let’s Make a Scene

Lilly Library 19 Meadow Street, Florence, MA, United States

Scenes are the building blocks of screenplays. Like Legos, each one is strong and intact on its own — but its purpose is to be part of a larger structure. This is a seminar for anyone interested in the many ways screenwriting differs from prose. To get the most from our time together, read a Read More

Straw Dog Writes Online Weekly Meetup

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Each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog Writers Guild members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a 45 minute writing session, have a 15 minute discussion, then write for a second Read More

A Writer’s Night in October

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

Join Longmeadow Adult Center and Straw Dog Writers Guild on Thursday, October 19, 6:45-7:45pm for A Writer’s Night with featured reader Margaret Lloyd, poet and visual artist. Born in Liverpool, England, of Welsh parents, Margaret grew up in a Welsh immigrant community in central New York State. She attended the University of Rochester as an Read More

A Spooky Poetry Share

Belding Memorial Library 344 Main Street, Ashfield, United States

Join writer and poet Arianna Alexsandra Collins of Offerings for Community Building for an evening of speaking your truth through poetry. October's Poetry Share challenge is to find and read your poems that illustrate what you consider spooky or scary, from critters to creatures to the state of our world. (And you don't have any Read More

Straw Dog Writes Online Weekly Meetup

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Each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog Writers Guild members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a 45 minute writing session, have a 15 minute discussion, then write for a second Read More

Straw Dog Writes Online Weekly Meetup

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Each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog Writers Guild members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a 45 minute writing session, have a 15 minute discussion, then write for a second Read More

Writers Night Out in November

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

Join us on Tuesday, November 7, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Richard Michelson 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 of the evening Read More

Straw Dog Writes Online Weekly Meetup

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Each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog Writers Guild members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a 45 minute writing session, have a 15 minute discussion, then write for a second Read More

Straw Dog Writes Online Weekly Meetup

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Each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog Writers Guild members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a 45 minute writing session, have a 15 minute discussion, then write for a second Read More

A Writer’s Night in November

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

Join Longmeadow Adult Center and Straw Dog Writers Guild on Thursday, November 16, 6:45-7:45pm for A Writer’s Night with featured reader Justine Dymond. Bio: Justine Dymond’s short story collection The Emigrant and Other Stories (Sowilo Press) won the 2018 Eludia Award from Hidden Rivers Arts. Other awards and honors include a 2020 Mass Cultural Council Read More

Every 4th Reader is Listening: Getting Your Book into Their Ears

Athol Public Library 568 Main St, Athol, MA, United States

Narrator Scott Ellis shares, "As an audiobook narrator and retired teacher, I am always looking for ways to engage more people with audiobooks. I am looking forward to being with your group to walk through the entire process of audiobook production: from searching for the right narrator on the right platform, understanding the lingo used Read More

Annual Meeting

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Please join us for our Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 19 at 4pm. Meet the Board of Directors and Officers. Learn about current and future projects and how you can be involved. Register for our Annual Meeting HERE.

Straw Dog Writes Online Weekly Meetup

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Each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog Writers Guild members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a 45 minute writing session, have a 15 minute discussion, then write for a second Read More

Support Straw Dog Writers Guild on Giving Tuesday

Celebrate Straw Dog Writers Guild on #GivingTuesday November 28, 2023. Give a Straw Dog Writers Guild membership as a holiday gift. At only $50, it would make a great gift to a writer you care about, or yourself!

Straw Dog Writes Online Weekly Meetup

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Each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog Writers Guild members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a 45 minute writing session, have a 15 minute discussion, then write for a second Read More

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