July 10, 2017 – Next Meeting of the Longwood Writers Guild

Join us at 7 pm for the only meeting of the LWG in July.  Bring something that you have been working on for reading and critique or work from the prompt below. BAPA Community Room – 11109 S. Longwood Drive, Chicago, 60643 Prompt :  Summer vacation . . . For more information email – LongwoodWritersGuild@gmail.com…

Words By Friends on the Road – June 15th 7pm – Alsip Library

Words by Friends and Longwood Writers Guild present a night of favorite stories. Thurs., June 15, 7-9 p.m., Alsip Library, 11960 S Pulaski Rd. Come hear our readers reprise the works they have presented over the past two years. Free admission. (No BYOB) Some of the stories may be difficult for younger or more sensitive…

Cancelling May 8th’s Meeting

Sorry for the inconvenience, but the Longwood Writers Guild session for Mon., May 8 needs to be cancelled. However, the May 22 meeting will be in the BAPA Conference Room instead of the community room, so enter at 1987 W. 111th St. The prompt will remain He (she, I) released the hitch and gave the…

35 Things to ask your characters – and yourself

If you ever watched the Actor’s Studio with James Lipton, you saw a version of the Proust Questionnaire.  Here is the original list.  Using it for your characters in long pieces really helps. 35 Questions Made Famous by Marcel Proust What is your idea of perfect happiness? What is your greatest fear? What is the…