Write-Off (IFWA writers retreat)

IFWA’s spring write-off is just around the corner. Can’t seem to put a chunk of time together to write in? Here’s an opportunity to write off a weekend! The write-off will be held on April 6-9. At the Richmond Meadows Recreation Hall: 4940, 39 Ave. S.W. Join fellow IFWITS as … Read more

March 2012 meeting

The March meeting was an opportunity to catch up on business. Members were encouraged to nominate valued works for the Aurora Awards, volunteer for When Words Collide and attend the April writers’ retreat. Panel topics for the conference were generated, and IFWA decided to hold a party on the Saturday … Read more

February 2012 meeting

The skills session on Dealing With Amazon by Craig DiLouie was fantastic. I really hope he will reprise this presentation at When Words Collide, this summer. Two stories were critiqued and two items of business were covered: our library must be moved out of the Sentry Box due to a … Read more

January 2012 meeting summary

In the January meeting, we learned about the use of poetic language in fiction, presented by guest, Bob Stallworthy. We critiqued one story and heard about multiple authors’ sales, reviews and writing goals met. Please note: the Prix Aurora Awards are now open for nominations for any story published by … Read more

December meeting summary

At the December meeting we critiqued an SF flash fiction and a Zombie story, heard about two members’ recent publications (Randy and Susan) and two who successfully completed NaNoWriMo, finalized details about an upcoming writers’ retreat, two summer workshopsand making our updated website live. In addition, we were given final … Read more