-New! Smoky Quartz – Spring 2019 Issue

Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers. ~ May Sarton Leaving its two-year hibernation behind, Smoky Quartz celebrates its return with a poetry-packed Spring 2019 issue. Twenty-three poems contributed by eleven poets take us from formal to free … Continue reading -New! Smoky Quartz – Spring 2019 Issue

-Openings on the MWG Board

Three MWG Board members will be completing their term at the end of the program year in July and some of them will be stepping down then. Please consider joining the Board to help with identifying speakers and designing our programs. Nominations for Board membership will be taken at the May general meeting and elections … Continue reading -Openings on the MWG Board

-Three Minute Fiction Slam

When we sent out the Quill, the date for the New Hampshire finals of the Three-Minute Fiction had not yet been announced nor had some of the other preliminary locations. Now you can see the full schedule at https://www.nhwritersproject.org/three-minute-fiction-slam/. You are free to enter the competitions at any of the preliminary sites. As noted in … Continue reading -Three Minute Fiction Slam

-Notes from the January MWG Meeting

Thank you to Bill Doreski for his presentation! The Mud Chronicles Reception: There will be a reception for The Mud Chronicles at New England College in Henniker on Thursday January 24 from 5-7. Six Word Story Project: Submissions for the Six Word Story Project are due March 31. 3 Minute Fiction Slam: The 3 minute … Continue reading -Notes from the January MWG Meeting

-Monadnock Writers’ Group Speaker Series – Winter/Spring 2019

The Monadnock Writers’ Group will meet on the third Saturday of every month January through June, 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. at the Peterborough Town Library in the lower level meeting room. The Speaker Series is open to the public and free of charge. Library construction may lead to a change of location in May and … Continue reading -Monadnock Writers’ Group Speaker Series – Winter/Spring 2019

-Elaine Isaak’s Presentation for the November MWG Meeting

Breathless: Pacing your prose Whether you are writing a memoir, a novel, or creative non-fiction, the pace at which your narrative unfolds has a huge impact on reader. How do you intensify a scene, bringing the reader deep into the narrative, and still keep the story moving? Learn how the basic types of prose (summary, … Continue reading -Elaine Isaak’s Presentation for the November MWG Meeting