August 24, 2016: Birds of A Feather

August 18, 2016 0 By JEANNIE

Birds of a Feather flock together.  We break up into groups by our favorite genre.  Find out who else in PWP shares your interests.

PWP general meetings are held at the Prescott Valley Public Library, in the Crystal Room6:00pm – 7:45pm unless otherwise noted.

Professional Writers of Prescott invites writers of all ages and levels (from beginner to published) to attend any of our meetings. For more information about the individual meetings or about joining PWP, contact Marian Powell, Membership Chairperson. You may email her at or visit our website at

Upcoming Meetings*:

**September 28, 2016  Creative Writing 101:  How to Write Novels, Memoir and Poetry: A Crash Course with Elaine Jordan.       **held in the Children’s Program Reading Room (2nd floor)

**October 26, 2016    Research and Resources  with Susan Lanning & Ted Johnson      **held in the Auditorium

November 16, 2016    The Small Press Publishing Landscape with Susan Defreitas

December 14, 2016     Christmas Party

*Please check website each month as program scheduling may change.

Member perks for 2016: The following workshops are scheduled for 2016. All are on a Saturday from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the Prescott Valley Public Library. There will be a ½ – 1-hour lunch scheduled and each room has a refrigerator. There are also several places close by to get a sandwich. Each of the following workshops are free to members. We do request that as each workshop nears you register for that particular one (so the presenters know how many handouts, etc. to be prepared for). Anyone interested please sign up at the PWP Wednesday night meetings or contact Steve Healey,

Upcoming Workshops:

September 24, 2016: “Writing with Group Energy V” with Marian Powell and Jeannie Leighton. Children’s Program Room (second floor)

We need volunteers! and have such a wonderful pool of talent among our membership. If you have a few hours a month available, please consider sharing them with us. Contact Marian Powell ( for more information. Also consider taking on a Board position for the following membership year.

2017 Presentations:

January 25, 2017: Mariah Sinclair: The Importance of Book Covers*

February 22, 2017: Parker Anderson: Something like, How to write on obscure topics through research and love

March 22, 2017: Carol Levin: Writing from the Subconscious

April 26, 2017: Open Mic for Poetry (poetry month): Steve Healey to moderate

May 24, 2017: Layne Longfellow: Oration, how to read for the public

June 28, 2017Self-Publishing Panel coordinated by Susan Lanning

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