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Writers Of The Plains

January 10, 2017

Is 2017 the Year You Become Published?

Do you have a filing cabinet (or storage boxes) full of works-in-progress? Changing career paths and looking to expand into other genres or publishing options?


Join other writers in our community each month for:


  • Writing exercises & Publishing Options
  • Give & Receive thoughtful feedback on original works by group members.
  • Mentorship & support from a diverse group of writers.



Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned pro, we hope to see you at the Writers Table.

January Line-Up

Meet-Up starts at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10th. Featured this month - Interview with Mark Paxson, self-published author of "One Night In Bridgeport", WordPress blog design and Tamrah Docterman's free-write draft, "The Committee".

Writing Your Life

Writing Prompts for Non-Fiction Writing

January Skills Stretch comes from Cathy Presland at authorunlimited.com. Former economist turned best selling author and mentor to those who turn their expertise into publications , Cathy shares 6 writing prompts to aide the non-fiction writer.


The Exercise (#6 - Teach a 10 Year old):

Take a topic from your book or a task you do every day and explain it to a 10-year old in writing.


Credits: This month's writing exercise courtesy of Cathy at Author Unlimited.


January Author Interview

Meet Mark Paxson

Mark Paxson, author of One Night in Bridgeport, shares his journey from one who actively avoided writing to self-published author as he transforms from the technical, precise writing required for his career path into one who turns diverse life experience into creative novels and short stories.


From the creation of book cover artwork to the balance of work/family/writing, Mark's story shines light on both the struggle and success of the self-published author. Join us on the 10th to learn more about how Mark published his works.


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