Sunday, January 24, 2010

Poet Conference

The Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets will hold its spring conference April 23 and 24, 2010, in Green Bay. Cost is $45 for members and $70 for non-members; registration deadline is April 9. For more information, go to

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Writing Prompt - Feb. 6

The writing prompt for the Feb. 6 meeting is: He had secrets. Everyone did.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Write a Novel

The article "Finish Your Novel in Four Steps", by Lin Enger is recommended reading, whether you're on the second draft of y our novel or just starting one. You can find the article here.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Meeting Reminder

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in the lower level conference room of the Oshkosh Public Library, 106 Washington Ave.

As always, meetings are free and open to anyone age 17 and older. For more information, please email

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Rejected Five Times?

If your work has been rejected at least five times, submit it to The Rejected Quarterly, which requires that you submit "at least five other rejection slips from other publications along with each manuscript." The magazine accepts ficton, humor, artwork, comics, poetry and book reviews. Payment varies from $7.50 to $15 but hey - what an honor!

Muse Prize for Poetry

The Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Muse Prize for Excellence in Poetry deadline is Feb. 1, 2010. The contest is open to Wisconsin residents 18 and older. Entry fee is $3; prizes are $200 and trophy for 1st place, $100 for 2nd place and $75 for 3rd place. For complete contest rules, please go to