So Many Fabulous Coming Events!
For the MOST RECENT details, see our Calendar
AWWG FALL RETREAT Saturday Oct 17 – Monday Oct. 19
Tidewater VA, a gorgeous waterfront house with wrap around porch and water views all around awaits us for two blissful days and nights without distraction. For a very modest cost, we can live in comfort and dive into our work, coming together to share only as needed. Reserve your space NOW. Deadline to notify Georgette Friday Sept. 18. Only a few spaces left.
AWWG Submit Your Work meeting
Purpose: to review some of our many options for submitting work and set goals together. I’ll bring The Writer’s Market and Poets & Writers magazine. Please bring any listings you have to share. UPDATE: the Accokeek Library will NOT be available for Monday 9/21. I am working with the Library for ongoing room access. Meanwhile, mark your calendar for Monday September 28, 1:00 – 3:00, location TBD.
Fairfax Co. Library’s Book Club Conference, Sept. 19th, 9:00 – 1:45 pm. features keynote speaker Celeste Ng. I highly recommend her novel Everything I Never Told You
AWWG will have a table at Book Lover’s Bazaar Saturday Oct. 10th in Woodbridge, VA
NaNoWriMo NEWS & EVENTS
GET READY FOR NANO! Carol Burbank is giving two consecutive workshops with Mia Zachary at the Village Connector in Laurel, MD. Two consecutive Tuesdays October 13 and 20, 7:00-9:00 pm
AWWG NaNoWriMo KICK OFF Monday November 2, 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Accokeek Library
“COME WRITE IN!” events in November – write-ins for NaNoWriMo participants in Accokeek, Waldorf, LaPlata and more. Stay tuned for more details
AWWG NaNoWriMo CELEBRATION Monday December 7,6:00 – 8:00 pm with Participants readings at the Accokeek Library
MEMBERS’ GOOD NEWS!!
Carol Burbank’s new book, Answer the Call to Adventure, which is Playbook One from Storyweaving Press, will be available October 1st. You bet she’ll be bringing a stack to the meeting!
Nicole Commisionong’s Blog mum in motion has been optioned for a tv show! WOW!! Stay tuned for more, and read Nicole’s blog in the mean time.
NOVEMBER MEETING 11/11
We may have a very special Guest Author Jennifer Handford, novelist. She’s asked us to purchase books in exchange for giving a talk to AWWG, and a show of hands revealed enough interest to pursue this. Stay tuned!! Meanwhile, check out Jennifer’s books: Daughters for a Time, Acts of Contrition and the soon to be released Light of Hidden Flowers at the link above.