January 2020 Meeting

The next Lakeland Writers meeting will be Wednesday, January 8.

Our guest speak will be Southeastern University film student, Kary Perez. Kary will share a little bit about her journey into the world of writing for and producing films. Let’s start 2020 together sharing our passion for the written word!

Kary Perez

Kary Perez is a young and aspiring female director and actress. Born and raised on the island of Puerto Rico, she takes great pride in her rich culture. She is currently finishing her Bachelors degree in Film Production at Southeastern University and hopes to one day work full time in the film industry. She has worked on many student short films, one of which she wrote and directed and was nominated for a people’s choice award at the Fire Film Festival​. This is only the beginning and she can’t wait to see all the amazing things God has in store for her life and career. She can be contacted at thekaryperez@gmail.com

Director & Actress Filmography:  

Pretty Boy (2019) 

Hottie from the Butterfly Bench (2019)

The War Within (2019)

Soul Box (2019)

Vogue 1986 (2018)

Unforgettable (2018)

Redesigning Dreams (2017)

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December 2019 Meeting

Some of us enjoy writing prompts so how about these?

1) Write a tongue-in-cheek, satirical tribute. Tell bad drivers, rude customers, and evil dictators how grateful you are for what they’ve done. Do it with a wink and a smile.

2) Three children are sitting on a log near a stream. One of them looks up at the sky and says…

Google “writing prompts” and you’ll find lots of sites with ideas.

The ones above were taken from http://www.writingforward.com

Wishing you all the happiest of holiday seasons and here’s hoping you plan to join us in the new year. Our January meeting will be January 8th.


November 13, 2019 Meeting

Don’t forget to number the lines of your text when you bring copies for critique.
It makes referencing so much easier!

Congratulations to Ellen Holder. Her entry entitled “Writer Still At Work” finished in the top ten entries into the 2019 Florida Writers Association Collection, Writers at Work. For more information: https://floridawriters.net/competitions-awards/collection/writers-at-work/

Congratulations to Rachel Meinke for her book and film deal. Read all about it here: https://www.theledger.com/entertainment/20191101/rachel-meinke-lakeland-writers-book-set-to-become-film

Are you following us on Facebook? Here’s the link: https://www.facebook.com/LakelandWriters/

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Lakeland Writers October 2019 Meeting

Usher in greatness as a writer this Autumn
Find out who you can be as you join us on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019.


Next Lakeland Writers Meeting August 12, 2019

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Next Lakeland Writers 7*8*2019

Lakeland Writers It's Time to Come Out of Your Shell Monday February 11 @ 6_00pm Monday March 11 @ 6_00pm April 8 @ 6_00pm (2)

Ends July 31 (1)

Florida Writers Foundation Presents

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Next Lakeland Writers 6/10/2019

Upcoming Events:

Lakeland Writers It's Time to Come Out of Your Shell Monday February 11 @ 6_00pm Monday March 11 @ 6_00pm April 8 @ 6_00pm (1)

Writing Diversely 2250x3000

Conference Registration is now OPEN (2)Florida Writers Foundation Presents

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