January Meeting 1-13-2020

Our first session of 2020 is Mon., Jan 13, 7 p.m., BAPA Community Room, 11109 S. Longwood Dr. Bring something you are working on to share with the group for productive critique, or write from the prompt below: I appreciate the thought, but . . . It’s time for us to make some writing resolutions…

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October Meeting of the Guild

The next session of the Longwood Writers Guild creative writing critique group will be  Mon., Oct. 14, 7 p.m., BAPA Community Room, 11109 S. Longwood Drive, Chicago, IL 60643. Come join us! Please bring something you are working on to read aloud for critique, or write from the following prompt: I wouldn’t drink out of…

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…