Summer Workshop

Have you registered for WWW’s  FIRST Summer Workshop?The very successful author, Christina Dodd once said, ‘Submitting your work is like getting on stage, pulling down your pants, and asking for comments.’ Pitching is the same. Let’s face it; the thought of it is enough to make the strongest shudder and run.  Ahhh yes, we’ve allContinue reading “Summer Workshop”

J.v.L. Bell Guest Blog

The Sandhill Cranes of Kearney, Nebraska When pioneers crossed the Great Plains in their wagon trains, were they awoken by screams and by a sky dark with birds? In the evening, did they hear noises on the Platte River and wonder what new terror was approaching? After visiting the Sandhill Cranes in Kearney, Nebraska, I’veContinue reading “J.v.L. Bell Guest Blog”

Team Winning Writer ~ February 2021 Edition

Thank you, Alice Trego for providing us with the results for the 2020 Will Rogers Medallion Awards. ** Western Nonfiction: Third Place: Geronimo, Prisoner of Lies: Twenty-Three Years as a Prisoner of War (1886-1909) by W. Michael Farmer (TwoDot) ** Western Biographies: Fourth Place: Washington Territory’s Grand Lady: The Story of Matilda (Glover) Koontz JacksonContinue reading “Team Winning Writer ~ February 2021 Edition”

It’s Not Too Late!

The time of year has arrived when writers sequester themselves for hours on end in an attempt to meet their NaNoWriMo goals. A.K.A. National Novel Writing Month is the month of the year wordsmiths, at every level around the world, justify the inner burning to write every day. Strategizing begins long before the November 1Continue reading “It’s Not Too Late!”

Team Winning Writer

It seems like only a breath ago that we were at the 2020 WWW Conference, attending sessions, visiting in chat rooms, and congratulating the finalist and winners of the WILLA Literary Award, the LAURA Short Fiction Award, and DOWNING Journalism Award.  And now, through the Women Writing the West Blog, we look forward to showcasingContinue reading “Team Winning Writer”

Memory Road

It’s Women Writing the West (WWW) conference month, and we would like to take a drive down the memory road.   Have you attended a WWW conference in years gone by? Sharing your memories might be just the thing to open up the memory vault for others. Anecdotes captured in the words you have writtenContinue reading “Memory Road”