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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Arts Council Fellowships


Applications are now being accepted for $10,000 fellowships for writers, offered by the North Carolina Arts Council. Categories include prose (fiction and creative non-fiction), poetry, and playwrighting/screenwriting. The deadline is November 1, 2016. To qualify, applicants must have been North Carolina residents for the year leading up to the deadline date; must be physically present in the state for the majority of the grant period (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018), and must not be enrolled in a degree-granting program at the time of application.

The primary criteria for consideration is the artistic merit of the applicants’ work.

Please visit and follow the link for writers. Songwriters and composers are also eligible; follow the appropriate links for more information.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Writers' Morning Out

Pittsboro Writers' Morning Out will meet on Saturday, September 10 at 1:00 PM

Program: "Why not read some poetry" with Ralph Earle, poet and instructor in the Creative Writing Program at CCCC.

All writers, any genre are invited.

Come early if you plan to have lunch.

The 2016 North Carolina Writers' Network Fall Conference is November 4-6 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. Registration is now open at:  

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Writers' Morning Out

Writers' Morning Out meets Saturday, August 13, 1:00 PM in the Barley Lounge of The Carolina Brewery.

All writers are invited.

Come early if you plan on lunch with the other writers.

Program:  Writers' Block.   What is it?  What causes it? What can you do to defeat it?

Monday, August 1, 2016

Take 5

1st Thursday Take 5
Poetry and Prose Open mic.

Karma Boutique and Coffee Bar
131 Wicker St., Sanford, NC

6:00 PM - 8:00 on first Thursday of every month.

Open mic signup begins at 5:30 PM

This month's gathering hosted by Sanford poet, Laura Younger.

Take 5

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Book Sale

Pat Dawson at Paperbacks Plus in Siler City has a great book sale going on. If you go in , tell her Judith Stanton referred you and she'll give you an extra 20% discount.  Also check out the special sales bin in the back room, where prices are going down to $.50 a book.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Pittsboro Writers' Morning Out

Writers' Morning Out meets Saturday, July 9, 1:00 PM in the Barley Lounge at the Carolina Brewery.

Program:  Fifty Shades of Green: Can you make money writing romance, erotic romance or erotica?  And how to tell the difference.

All writers, any genre, are incited. Come early and have lunch with the group.