Coming in February: Three -Minute Fiction Slam!

Three-Minute Fiction: This popular event is returning in 2021, both to the Monadnock area and state-wide. The NH Writers Project has not yet announced its schedule for a state-wide contest but MWG will sponsor a preliminary round on February 6, 2021. To enter, you must read an original story via Zoom on February 6, 2021.Continue reading “Coming in February: Three -Minute Fiction Slam!”

Winter 2021 Meeting Updates

Due to the continually changing COVID-19 situation, MWG’s monthly meetings for winter and spring of 2021 will be virtual or, if possible, outdoors. Please join our mailing list or check our Facebook page for live updates. Penning the Pandemic, our anthology of COVID-19 related prose and poetry by authors from around the world, is availableContinue reading “Winter 2021 Meeting Updates”

MWG Meeting Updates

General Meetings The Monadnock Writers’ Group normally meets every month from September through June, 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. The Speaker Series is open to the public and free of charge. Our speakers are instructive and inspirational for writers of all literary forms, genres, and levels of experience. Fall 2020 – “Writers’ Night In” Zoom meetings.Continue reading “MWG Meeting Updates”

George Duncan Essay Contest now closed to submissions. The contest will be back in 2022.

The Monadnock Writers’ Group is pleased to announce a high school essay contest established to honor the memory of George Duncan. George was an award-winning marketing copywriter and author, and an avid writer of political commentary. He served as President of the Monadnock Writers’ Group (MWG) and was a long-time board member. MWG will awardContinue reading “George Duncan Essay Contest now closed to submissions. The contest will be back in 2022.”

-3 Minute Fiction Slam

On February 1 at 10 am in the Peterborough Town Library, the Monadnock Writers’ Group will sponsor a preliminary round of the statewide 3-Minute Fiction Slam competition. The competition is open to anyone to read three minutes of original fiction to our panel of judges. The Peterborough winner will be invited to read at theContinue reading “-3 Minute Fiction Slam”

George Duncan Essay Contest

The Monadnock Writers’ Group is pleased to announce a high school essay contest established to honor the memory of George Duncan. George was an award-winning marketing copywriter and author, and an avid writer of political commentary. He served as President of the Monadnock Writers’ Group (MWG) and was a long-time board member. MWG will awardContinue reading “George Duncan Essay Contest”

-Smoky Quartz: On the Road

SMOKY QUARTZ: On the Road Celebrating Local Poetry and Prose THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21st 6:30 – 7:30 P.M. Hosted by INGALLS MEMORIAL LIBRARY 203 Main Street, Rindge, New Hampshire Relax with a cup of coffee while listening to works by some of the Monadnock region’s finest writers. This event is sponsored by Smoky Quartz, the onlineContinue reading “-Smoky Quartz: On the Road”

-Notes from the November MWG Meeting

Mud Chronicles book reading at the Mariposa on Wednesday, December 4 at 6:30 Fall Art Mixed Media Exhibit Jaffrey Civic Center, November 22-December 23, 2019 Our speaker for November was Randy Pierce. His presentation was informative and inspiring. Here are some links for things mentioned in the presentation: His non-profit 2020 Vision Quest: http://2020visionquest.org/ HisContinue reading “-Notes from the November MWG Meeting”