Wonderful to be able to let you know that we are looking forward to some great topics and speakers for the Autumn-Winter months of 2017! See 2017 program for details. We hope to see you there!
Most of like to travel, whether the trip be a short outing to somewhere new or a lengthy sojourn. Part of the fun of travel is telling everyone about the experience, of course, and so it should be no surprise that travel writing is a flourishing genre. Some people aspire to commercial success in travel … More Travel writing
Due to the extreme weather forecast for tomorrow, we have decided to cancel our regular general meeting that was scheduled in the afternoon. We will see if we can re-schedule our guest speaker, of course! Do stay as cool as you can! (Message from Alison Ferguson, branch President)
We’re looking forward to kicking of the year with a program designed to build new skills: experimental fiction and travel writing are high on our list. See our 2017 program for more information.
Alice Sinclair was a member of Hunter FAW and offered her support to get the Lake Mac FAW up and running when there was an interest expressed by founding member Rina Robinson. She maintained her support of both Hunter and LakeMac FAW branches until her untimely death. In recognition of her support, the branch decided … More Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition 2016
‘Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open.’ – Stephen King
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default. – J. K. Rowling
My own experience is that once a story has been written, one has to cross out the beginning and the end. It is there that we authors do most of our lying. – Anton Chekhov
Follow us #lakemacfaw2 Inspiration for today as you write: And as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. – William Shakespeare (from A Midsummer Night’s Dream)