Voices

Saturday, Nov 5  come hear Voices, a combined program from the Longwood Writers and  TallGrass Writers Guild. The address is 11109 S Longwood (across from Metra), and start time for our presentation is 2:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the Guild – Oct 10th

See you Mon., Oct. 10, 7pm, BAPA Community Room, 11109 S. Longwood Dr. The prompt for our next session: “It’s not open for debate!” And don’t forget to save the date: Words by Friends, Thurs., Oct. 13, 7pm, BAPA Community Room. Come hear wonderful stories from local readers.  BYOB and make a free will donation…

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…

August Meeting of the Guild – 8/8/2016

Ahhhh, Summertime in Chicago.  Picnics, beach parties, backyard barbecues, concerts in the park, fireworks on the lakefront, the whirlwind of activity is indefinable.   But, in the midst of all that fun, save time for the writer in you.  The Guild promises good energy, gentle critique, open ears and like minds, comfortable chairs and air…