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 available … Continue 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
Penning the Pandemic
A new anthology of poetry, prose, theater and essays by the Monadnock Writers Group Penning the Pandemic will be available in September at Toadstool Books in Peterborough or any other online or brick-and-mortar retail bookseller. Copies at a discounted price will be available at the monthly meetings of the MWG. The creative writing in this … Continue reading Penning the Pandemic
-Cancellations at MWG
General Meetings Due to the social constraints recommended to limit spread of COVID-19, our scheduled meeting for April is cancelled. April 6 - cancelled No Writers’ Night Out April 18 General meeting - cancelled April 18 MWG Board meeting via ZOOM MWG members may go http://www.monadnockwriters.org/ for details on joining us on line. (coming soon)
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 award … Continue 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 the … Continue 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 award … Continue 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 online … Continue 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/ His … Continue reading -Notes from the November MWG Meeting