Monarch Monday Meets – 5/16/2022 – ‘Viewpoint: Key to Fiction Writing’ (Continuing Reading the Book by Francis Fugate)

The group is looking at ‘point-of-view’ in writing again this coming meet, and we will have a reading available to members in our shared google drive soon if you want to follow along with the next section. In the meeting … Continue reading Monarch Monday Meets – 5/16/2022 – ‘Viewpoint: Key to Fiction Writing’ (Continuing Reading the Book by Francis Fugate)

Story / Reading of the Week For The Monarch Writers – For 4/18/2022 We are Looking At – Reginald on House-Parties By H.H. Munro (Saki)

A few weeks ago we discussed a piece on short story craft from John Cheever ‘Why I Write Short Stories’ which alluded to short stories being a cultural affair with a place in society and a meaning for history and … Continue reading Story / Reading of the Week For The Monarch Writers – For 4/18/2022 We are Looking At – Reginald on House-Parties By H.H. Munro (Saki)

At Tonight’s Meeting We Discuss ‘The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas’ and ‘The Lottery’ – Two Stories With Similarities But Different Realizations

Looking at two stories comparatively in the writers group this week and last week, as one of our writers was turned on to Shirley Jackson’s ‘The Lottery’ for the first time. We were discussing how a story can be told … Continue reading At Tonight’s Meeting We Discuss ‘The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas’ and ‘The Lottery’ – Two Stories With Similarities But Different Realizations

Weekly Writing Prompt – 10/3/2021 – 10/10/2021 – ‘UP the LINE, DOWN the LINE, OVER the LINE, CROSSING the LINE, WRITING the LINE’

What would it cost if one could write the Perfect Line? Let’s talk about the sound of the phone outside of TexacoFrom bell south down to a southern belleLet’s talk about the sound of the phone outside of TexacoFrom bell … Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt – 10/3/2021 – 10/10/2021 – ‘UP the LINE, DOWN the LINE, OVER the LINE, CROSSING the LINE, WRITING the LINE’