Rachel Santino I am a new member of Women Writing the West. Having joined in the middle of 2021, very few of you reading this blog know who the heck I am. I thought it would be nice to introduce myself and share a little bit about how I ended up here as the currentContinue reading “Meet the 2023 Conference Chair”
Author Archives: Women Writing the West
High School Writing Contest
Do you know a high school student who enjoys writing? Do you know a teacher who would encourage their students to enter writing contests? As part of a high-schooler’s journey into the world of words, WWW would like to invite young writers ages 13-19 to submit their short pieces about women and girls in theContinue reading “High School Writing Contest”
Registration is Now Open
Registration for the 2023 Women Writing the West Virtual Conference is now open. Follow the to the WWW website for more information or to register.
Captured Secrets by Carmen Peone At some point, we have to release the secrets that hold us captive. After her parents die in a horrific car accident, Sydney Moomaw is thrust into running their popular guest ranch in eastern Washington. She discovers that her parents were keeping secrets. Why is the ranch in serious debt?Continue reading “New Release”
2023 WWW LAURA Short Fiction Award
Submit applications for the 2023 LAURA Short Story Contest from March 1, 2023 to April 30, 2023
Building Better Learning
Women Writing the West are proud to announce the formation of an Education Committee.
Congratulations Will Rogers Medallion Winners
The Will Rogers Medallion Award ceremony was held at the Fort Worth Stockyards on October 29, 2022. Thank you to Alice Trego for compiling the list of the Women Writing the West members who received medallions in various categories.
Do You Annoy Your Readers?
When you write, do you ever think that your work might annoy people? John W. Howell says the inspiration for this post was a series of tweets that people found annoying in books they have read. Hello SEers, It’s John again. Happy Hump Day. Today I want to talk about things that annoy readers. InContinue reading “Do You Annoy Your Readers?”
It’s National Author’s Day
Congratulations to all of the writers around the world on your accomplishments. Share with us what you are currently working on.
WILLA Literary Award
Entries for the 25th Annual WILLA Literary Award is now being accepted. Submit from November 1, 2022 to February 1, 2023. Visit the Women Writing the West website under for more information.