Participants in the short story workshop Oct. 28, led by Jospeph Bathanti, professor of Creative Writing at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.
Learning how to write dialogue at the workshop.
Tommy Allen, president of the Anson County Historical Society, and Kaye Ratlffe, ACWC president, share a look at The Yadkin-Pee Dee River Atlas that the writers' club donated to the ACHS. The atlas contains detailed maps and information about the riverís 200-mile stretch from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the South Carolina line. The ACWC supplied information about the outdoor drama "A Ripple in the River" and the canal in Old Sneedsboro. The atlas is available for perusal at the historical society office on East Wade Street in Wadesboro.
Charlotte Writers Club
Union County Writers' Club
The North Carolina Poetry Society
The North Carolina Writers' Network
Carolinas Romance Writers
The Writers Workshop of Asheville
Check the above links often for news of workshops, contests, etc.
Practical exercises in writing
Clockwise, Joseph Bathanti (in blue cap), Charles Kaska, Ruth Hickman, Kaye Ratliff, Dr. Ada Fisher, Bob Levitt, and Beverley Getzen.
Charles Kaska talked about his debut novel, "The Canoeist" at the Brown Bag Book Club at the H.B. Allen Library Oct. 22.
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Copies of Anson Pathways, anthologies of past winning entries in the ACWC prose and poetry annual contests, are available at the Anson County Arts Council. $5 for AP IX; $2 for AP I through VIII.