Monday, June 28, 2010

July 3rd meeting canceled

The Saturday, July 3rd meeting of the Oshkosh Area Writers Club has been canceled due to a problem with the meeting rooms. We will shift upcoming Author Spotlights back by one meeting; the next meeting will be Saturday, July 17th.

~ Sorry for any inconvenience this has caused! Ruth

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest

Gemini Magazine is holding its 2nd annual flash fiction contest. Grand prize is $1000; entry fee is $4. No restrictions on content, style or genre. Simply send your best unpublished flash by email or snail mail.

I read the winning/honorable mention stories and several members of the OAWC have written stories as good, if not better.

Deadline is Aug. 31, 2010. For complete rules and guidelines, click here.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

School of the Arts

School of the Arts at Rhinelander, July 25-30, 2010, still has openings in several workshops, including Appreciating Fiction, The Art and Craft of Writing, Diabolical Dialogue and poetry critiques with literary journal edition. Fo more details about these and other writing workshops, please visit their website at

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Writers at Work

The Wisconsin Regional Writers Association hosts an online forum, Writers at Work, at where you can find and share information with other Wisconsin writers, as well as participate in online writing workshops.

You can get help with grammar and vocabulary questions, learn about contests and calls for submissions, chat with other poets, get help writing non-fiction and more. The site is definitely worth checking out!

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Meeting Reminder

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Oshkosh Public Library. Dixie J. is the Spotlight Author.

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

Author Visit - Margaret Coel

Mystery author Margaret Coel will do a talk and book signing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 22 at the Oshkosh Public Library, 106 Washington Ave.

Coel is the best-selling author of mystery novels set among the Arapahos on the Wind River Reservation. While the characters of her books spring from her imagination, the setting is real and the stories are based on actual crimes & injustices.

Visit Margaret Coel's website for more information about her books!

Read the CBS News book review here.

Books will be available to purchase from Apple Blossom Books at the event.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the library at 236-5205.