Get to Know Us!

At the Independent Writers’ Studio, I offer two groups for writers: Monday afternoons from 1-3 PM and Tuesday evenings, 7-9 PM. The room is an invitation to write: a long and much loved red mahogany table, a coffee pot perking, and tea water heating await group members.   Our writers come from all walks of life, Read More

Four Candles

Officially we will celebrate the Independent Writers’ Studio’s birthday at our Clover, A Literary Rag event on Saturday, September 28th at Village Books.  Wish us well.  Join us then for a reading from our Volume 5 of Clover.  The studio is four years old, and is a Recession baby.   She’s up and walking and talking. Read More

Join Us!

  Clover comes to Village Books September 28th at 7 PM.   Eight wonderful readers from our fifth volume of Clover, A Literary Rag  promise a lively evening.  Returning from Seattle is Paul Hunter —PBS ran a piece about Paul a few years back and we are delighted to have him with us again.  Joining us from Read More

A Verve for the Word

News from the Sue C Boynton blog includes updates for poetry workshops and the annual Sue. C. Boynton poetry contest.  I am honored, along with poet Bruce Beasley, to be a judge in this year’s competition. Bellingham, Washington boast: We have a poetry walk along the entrance to the library — poems are selected from the competitors in the Read More

Presenting Robert Hodgson Van Wagoner

The Independent Writers’ Studio is proud to present a fiction writer’s workshop led by author Robert Hodgson Van Wagoner. The workshop will be given in two parts on subsequent Wednesdays, March 21 & 28th at 7 PM at the Whidbey Island Bank in Fairhaven — Bellingham, Washington. Robert Hodgson Van Wagoner’s first novel, Dancing Naked, Read More