Beanery Online Literary Magazine

January 16, 2008

WRITING WORKSHOPS, CONFERENCE AND COMPETITIONS

January 16, 2008: Information has come to my attention on numerous writing workshops, conferences and competitions. I’ve compiled them below for your information. Carolyn, facilitator of the Beanery Writers Group in Latrobe, PA and manager of the Beanery Online Literary Magazine (Vol. 1at http://www.ProBlogs.com/beanerywriters , Vol. 1 Archives at http://www.ProBlogs.com/CarolynCHolland )

LVW Writers to Provide Tips on Copyediting
FIRST: Have you been sending your writing to publishers and getting only rejection slips in return? Maybe you just need to give your writing a final polish in order to start selling it.

At a Help Desk at the Greensburg (PA) Barnes & Noble on Saturday, January 26, from 2 to 4 p.m., experts from Ligonier Valley Writers will explain how–and why–to copyedit your work. (more…)

VOICES OF WILDERNESS: PEACE MEETING

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—written by Carolyn C. Holland

During a discussion on peace issues this evening, Monte and I told others of a meeting we attended in Bath, Maine while traveling through New England in 2003. I told the others at the meeting that I would post my travel journal report on the Peace Meeting in the Beanery Online Literary Magazine.

One night I suggested to Monte that we attend a meeting where a woman from Iraq was speaking of her experiences being there during the war. It included a pot-luck dinner, so we purchased an adorable yellow-iced cake with brown mice on it.

When we arrived things seemed like they were loosely run, and I felt uncomfortable. No one seemed to know what was going on. The speaker turned out to be Kathy Kelly, a well-known peace movement leader of a loosely knit organization known as Voices of Wilderness. (more…)