Writing Prompts for January 2017 #amwriting

Each week on our Facebook page, we have writing prompts in a feature called Writing  Prompt Wednesday. For those who do not have Facebook, here are the prompts from January 2017.

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01/04/17 Writing Prompt Wednesday –  Write a poem using words from a famous letter 

01/11/17 Writing Prompt Wednesday –  Write something so sweet, it makes your teeth hurt 

01/18/17 Writing Prompt Wednesday –  Write about not being able to see ahead of you 

01/25/17 Writing Prompt Wednesday –  Write about what scares you a little? 

Writer’s Guild December 2016 meeting

Minutes from Writer’s Guild December meeting

December 13, 2016 – 6 pm- Arts Center

Attendees: Eric Smith, Lee Wyndham, Connie Terpack, Roy Richardson, Amaryllis Turman

–Announcements–

Welcome Eric Smith, first time attendee

Writing workshop January 28, 2017, fee $15

–Member sharing–

Eric writes Christian fiction and talked about his experience publishing his first book last September.

Lee participated in “Meet the Author” day at the Abbeville County Library. She had a very pleasant experience and thinks that we should try something similar at the Greenwood County Library. Prudence from Greenwood Country Library said this might be possible in March 2017.

Connie talked about her self-publishing experience. One of the drawbacks was that the finished book had tiny size 9 font that was not evident until after printing.

Roy talked about creating audiobooks. He said that packages are available for purchase to create audiobooks, it is also possible to purchase the equipment and if you would like to do it yourself. He said that it is important to research which equipment that will be best for your needs.

Amaryllis shared 2 haiku poems.

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