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The Boy in the Suitcase: A Collaborative Story

On Thursday, August 12, the NC Writers’ Network hosted our first-ever Online Game Night, a progressive, virtual night of games with a literary bend. During one portion, participants responded to a visual prompt and wrote a collaborative story. Participants took turns contributing lines. Here is the prompt image, courtesy of moderator Gretchen M. Thomas:   […]

NCWN Members Sweep Carolina Woman Writing Contest

Each year, the NC Writers’ Network donates a two-year membership as one of the prizes for the Carolina Woman Writing Contest. We’re always happy to list the contest in our Opportunities section and promote it on social media. But we are overjoyed when so many of our members take home prizes—and there has never been […]

Maggie Zwilling Retires from CCCC after Nearly Fifteen Years

By Steve Underwood The Central Carolina Community College Continuing Education Creative Writing Program Advisory Committee and the Chatham-Lee Counties region of the North Carolina Writers’ Network would like to recognize, and celebrate, the contributions of Ms. Maggie Zwilling for her work in developing and expanding creative writing opportunities for hundreds of students. Maggie has been […]

NCWN Members Recognized by Carolina Woman Magazine

For the past few years, the North Carolina Writers’ Network has sponsored one of the prizes for the Carolina Woman Writing Contest. This contest recognizes fine writing across genres by female authors. We take care to include this contest in our Opportunities listings, and we are beyond thrilled when one of our members sees the […]

Main Street Rag Builds Tight Literary Community

“There is nothing like the smell and feel of paper pulp” claims Main Street Rag. They won’t get any objection from us. And it’s that love for the printed word, for books and magazines as objets d’art, that comes through in each issue of this Charlotte-based literary magazine. Published uniterrupted since 1996, Main Street Rag […]

Mentorships for Student Poets

Applications are now being accepted for students interested in a mentorship through the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series. This program allows students of all ages to be mentored by three distinguished poets from East, West, and Central North Carolina. The mentors each work with a middle-school, high-school, college or university student, and an adult within their […]

Come See Us at Bouchercon 2015

Bouchercon 2015 opens in one week. The North Carolina Writers’ Network will have a booth at the convention, so please come by and say hello. You might have the pleasure of sharing a few laughs with one of our tireless board members who will be around all weekend. Wondering who else is going to be […]