Good news! MWA Midwest will be migrating our content to a brand-new website platform in April 2019! Thank you in advance for bearing with our current, creaky virtual residence. The new website promises to be cleaner and easier to navigate for both users and the website team. And members will continue to enjoy exclusive access [...]
2018 Hugh Holton Winners Announced! The 2018 Hugh Holton Award contest had 32 entries this year. As the coordinators of the Critique Program and Holton Award contest this year, we wish to thank everyone who participated. And a very special thank you to all of our judges who devoted their time and expertise to help [...]
On Sunday, November 18th from 12-2:30, join us at Centuries & Sleuths in Forest Park, IL as Sean Cusick of Second City teaches us Improv Techniques for Writers! No improv experience or humor necessary, but you'll want to bring a pen and notebook to participate. Our final meeting for the year is Sunday, December 2nd at [...]
Spread the news! MWA Midwest's annual Hugh Holton Contest will accept submissions from unpublished Midwest authors October 1st - 15th. Grand prize for an MWA member is $250, and the non-member winner receives a year's membership! Click here for full details.
We are delighted to anounce that Julia Borcherts of Kaye Publicity will be our September 16th speaker, talking about "How to Be an Author on Social Media." Join us from 12pm - 2pm at Centuries & Sleuths in Forest Park, IL. We will try to broadcast this via Facebook Live. Here's more about Julia: Julia [...]
https://mwamidwest.org/2018-flash-fiction-winners/ Winner Paxton Murphy!
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Prompts for this year's Flash Fiction contest are below. You must use at least one somewhere within your story. “Spin us a yarn,” he/she said. Seems that Granny had an alibi for that night. I told him/her we had to keep our stories straight. It was a whopper of a lie. I’ve heard of “big fish [...]
Coming to the 2018 Printers Row Lit Fest? We hope you'll join us at the Flash Fiction contest judged by best-selling authors and MWA members Jamie Freveletti and Sara Paretsky! Information can be found here. Prompts will be posted at 9am on Saturday, June 9th. You must be present at the Flash Fiction venue to [...]