Next Meeting 3/11

Bring up to 1000 unpublished words to share.

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Lakeland Writers 2/11, 3/11*, 4/8

Lakeland Writers is open to all who write for profession or passion. Bring up to 1000 unpublished words to share and 10 hard copies. *Please note, March date is different than previously stated. Starting in February, all meetings will be the 2nd Monday of the month.

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

For more information, contact Alison @ alison.nissen@aol.com

Need a Writing Prompt: Write a scene describing the best or worst moment of someone’s Valentine’s Day.

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Next Lakeland Writers: 1/14, 2/11, 3/18

new time new place

Need a writing prompt? Consider starting your story for the upcoming Collection: Writers @ Work:

It’s all about construction. Writers build stories and poems. Some are epic skyscraper poems, some are bungalow flash fiction stories. What kind of construction worker are you or is your work? How about your characters? Are they constantly evolving, robots, colorful, crazy-eyed, comical, whack-a-doodles? Tell us about your working environment or what you’d wish it was, or maybe what it used to be and now fame has changed it all! Or perhaps what a work-in-progress means to you. The construction area is boundless, so have fun with it.

RPLA and The Collection Submissions open February 1 

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New Year, New Location

Hello Lakeland Writers! Many of us were able to attend our trial meeting at the North Lakeland Panera Bread; we decided to make it our new home.

The Shoppes of Lakeland (Northside) 4159 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

There is plenty of parking, plenty of chairs, and plenty of time to share up to 1000 unpublished words with the group. Please join us!

Monday, January 14 @ 6:00 pm

Monday, February 11 @ 6:00 pm

Monday, March 18 @ 6:00 pm

Need a writing prompt? Consider starting your story for the upcoming Collection: Writers @ Work:

It’s all about construction. Writers build stories and poems. Some are epic skyscraper poems, some are bungalow flash fiction stories. What kind of construction worker are you or is your work? How about your characters? Are they constantly evolving, robots, colorful, crazy-eyed, comical, whack-a-doodles? Tell us about your working environment or what you’d wish it was, or maybe what it used to be and now fame has changed it all! Or perhaps what a work-in-progress means to you. The construction area is boundless, so have fun with it.

RPLA and The Collection Submissions open February 1 

Questions? Email me at alison.nissen@aol.com

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Reminder!

Hello Lakeland Writers! As you know we have been searching for a new location (as Concord Coffee limits our critique times).

We are going to hold a trial meeting on Monday, December 10 @ 6:00 at Panera Bread @ The Shoppes of Lakeland (Northside) 4159 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809. If you are available, I’d love for you to join me to check out this new location. 

They have a small space for us to use, and while we cannot reserve it, we can see if the atmosphere is right for our group and hopefully have volunteers to stake it out and snag it for us!

We can determine the date, time, etc if we choose to change.

ALSO…I still plan to hold a regular meeting on December 19 (not December 12) as previously advertised at Concord Coffee @ 6:00pm.

If I have completely confused you, please email me!

Remember to bring up to 1000 unpublished words to share with the group.

Test Meeting
December 10 @ 6:00pm
Panera Bread (Northside)
4159 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

December Meeting
December 19 @ 6:00pm
Concord Coffee
1037 Florida Ave S #135, Lakeland, FL 33803

Need a writing prompt? Consider starting your story for the upcoming Collection: Writers @ Work

It’s all about construction. Writers build stories and poems. Some are epic skyscraper poems, some are bungalow flash fiction stories. What kind of construction worker are you or is your work? How about your characters? Are they constantly evolving, robots, colorful, crazy-eyed, comical, whack-a-doodles? Tell us about your working environment or what you’d wish it was, or maybe what it used to be and now fame has changed it all! Or perhaps what a work-in-progress means to you. The construction area is boundless, so have fun with it.

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Changes! December 10 & 19

Hello Lakeland Writers! As you know we have been searching for a new location (as Concord Coffee limits our critique times).

We are going to hold a trial meeting on Monday, December 10 @ 6:00 at Panera Bread @ The Shoppes of Lakeland (Northside) 4159 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809. If you are available, I’d love for you to join me to check out this new location. 

They have a small space for us to use, and while we cannot reserve it, we can see if the atmosphere is right for our group and hopefully have volunteers to steak it out and snag it for us!

We can determine the date, time, etc if we choose to change.

ALSO…I still plan to hold a regular meeting on December 19 (not December 12) as previously advertised at Concord Coffee @ 6:00pm.

If I have completely confused you, please email me!

Remember to bring up to 1000 unpublished words to share with the group.

Test Meeting
December 10 @ 6:00pm
Panera Bread (Northside)
4159 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

December Meeting
December 19 @ 6:00pm
Concord Coffee
1037 Florida Ave S #135, Lakeland, FL 33803

 

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Next Meetings: November 14 & December 12

 

NaNoWriMo Wednesday, November 14! Come join Lakeland Writers for a Write-in from 6-7pm (Interested in a critique? November 14 from 5-6)

December 12 Holiday Open House 6:00-7:30

Come join Lakeland Writers @ Concord Coffee in Lakeland. Bring up to 1000 words to share…Please bring 10 hard copies, too.

1037 Florida Ave S #135, Lakeland, FL 33803

New Attendees Welcome!

Need a Writing Prompt? It’s time for all things Turkey. Craft a scene where the turkey steals the day.

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