2014 Writer in Residence Events

Readings and Discussions

Kick Off Reading

Join us in welcoming Ashley Little at the inaugural reading on May 28, 2014. Special guest, 2013 Writer in Residence, Lori Hahnel.

 May 28, 2014 | 7pm | Owl’s Nest Books |  815A, 49th Ave SW

Manuscript Consultations

We are now booking consultations. All in-person consultations will take place from May 25 – June 6, 2014. Day and evening appointments available. There is also an option for consultations via Skype earlier in May or later in June. Please contact AWCS office by phone or email to book an appointment.

Manuscript Guidelines

Prose/ Poetry/ Plays or Screenplay Submissions

All manuscripts must be no more than 15 pages in Times New Roman, 12pt font. Pages must be numbered and your name should appear in the header on every page.

Poetry must be single spaced, one poem per page.

Plays and Screenplays must be in proper dramatic format.

A 1-page cover letter must accompany each submission and must include your name, the title or your submission, number of pages, a brief description of your project, your writing history including publications or writing experience. Please include cover letter as a separate word document.

All manuscripts, regardless of appointment date and time, must be submitted to AWCS by email to info@alexandrawriters.org no later than May 9, 2014.




Sign up today! Space is limited

The Long Haul – Write In

Ashley Little
June 7, 2014
Member Price: Free
Non-member Price: $25

How much could you accomplish if you had 12-hours of writing time? Join Ashley on June 7, 2014 for an opportunity to do just that. From 11am to 11pm you will have the chance to write and write in a unique venue. Every hour, receive short 5 minutes pep talks, ask questions, carry on.

Think 12 hours is too much? That’s ok. Come for a few hours or stay all day. It’s up to you.

Venue: Loft 112 (112, 535, 8th Ave SE)

Nourishment will be provided throughout the day.

Registration required as there is limited space available.

Novel Writing Made Easy (FULL – Waitlist Only)

Ashley Little
May 31, 2014
Member Price: Free
Non-member Price: $60

Bring the idea for the novel you’ve been carrying around with you and come prepared to leave with a concise synopsis, a six page outline, character charts, and a detailed plot line; the blueprint you need to write your novel efficiently and effectively.

This workshop is not limited to novelists. If you’re writing a memoir or other book length manuscript, this workshop will be a great starting off point.

Note: Non-member rate includes a one year AWCS membership.