Wednesday, July 09, 2014

New Releases This Week


Club members Juliet Rosetti and Daisy Jerico both have new books out this week! 


Rosetti's latest installment of her "Life and Love on the Lam" series, The Sexist Man Alive, is getting rave reviews!

Daisy Jerico's newest title, Sparks Fly, is a sizzling romance - great for the beach!




Monday, July 07, 2014

Green Lake Christian Writers Conference

Don't miss the Green Lake Christian Writers Conference, Aug. 17-22, 2014, where you’ll meet experienced and new writers, published authors and those hoping to publish, those writing for Christian- only markets and those who write for many different types of publications. 

Workshop leaders include Karl Steward, Mary Pierce, Wilda Morris, Sue Engebrecht, Marshall J. Paul, Cynthia Ruchti, Jan White Moon and others. 

Come for the day; stay for the week. For more information, click here.

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Meeting Reminder - July 5

Just a reminder that the Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 5, in the lower level meeting room of the Oshkosh Public Library. As always, meetings are free and open to anyone age 17 and older.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Free Program! Writing For Anthologies

Writing for Anthologies: The Good, The Bad and The Weird 
7 p.m. Monday, June 23 
Lower Level Meeting Room
Oshkosh Public Library
      
Anthologies are a great way for writers to get their short stories published but they can be intimidating for beginning writers. Joyce will go through the good, the bad and the weird of getting published in anthologies, including how to determine which ones are scams, how to deal with late publication, and the difference between republication for anthologies as opposed to magazines and on-line publications. There will be a Q and A session at the end, followed by refreshments.

Oshkosh author Joyce Frohn began her writing career after college in 1995. She has been in over 200 publications, including four anthologies and more coming out soon. She has been writing since childhood and would like to thank her imaginary friends for sticking around long enough her to write their stories down.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Chuck Foote Memorial Service

There will be a memorial service for Charles Foote at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at The Gathering Space, 8494 State Road 21, Omro. Chuck was a member of the writers club for many years. 

The service will include memories of Chuck, music and readings from his memoir. Everyone is encouraged to share stories and memories. An open house will be held prior to the event, from 2 to 7 p.m. Donations will be accepted to defray the cost of publishing Chuck's memoir.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Author Spotlight: Joyce Frohn

Writing for Anthologies: The Good, The Bad and The Weird 
7 p.m. Monday, June 23 
Lower Level Meeting Room
Oshkosh Public Library
      
Anthologies are a great way for writers to get their short stories published but they can be intimidating for beginning writers. Joyce will go through the good, the bad and the weird of getting published in anthologies, including how to determine which ones are scams, how to deal with late publication, and the difference between republication for anthologies as opposed to magazines and on-line publications. There will be a Q and A session at the end, followed by refreshments.

Oshkosh author Joyce Frohn began her writing career after college in 1995. She has been in over 200 publications, including four anthologies and more coming out soon. She has been writing since childhood and would like to thank her imaginary friends for sticking around long enough her to write their stories down.

Free Scrivener Software Demo!

Writers: Get Organized! A demonstration of Scrivener software for writers
Wednesday, June 25 6:30 p.m.
Oshkosh Public Library
Lower level meeting room

See a demonstration of Scrivener—a new word processing and organizational software for writers.

Learn about software features that can help you organize notes and research, start writing and revise your work. Useful for fiction, non-fiction, screenplays, scriptwriting, business writing and more.

Learn how you can use Scrivener in the library’s Technology Lab, at no cost.
Funded by a grant from the Library Services & Technology Act.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Meeting Reminder - June 7

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 7, in the lower level conference room of the Oshkosh Public Library. The downtown Farmer's Market begins that day so crossing Main St. may be a challenge, as well as finding parking.

As always, meetings are free and open to anyone age 17 and older.