Guest Speaker & Christmas Party  -  December 11   

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Mimi Mathis Book Signing is at

Trolley Line Bookshop
on December 13
1 pm to 3 pm

110 W Walnut St, Rogers, AR 72756

A portion of the sales will go to the Village Writing School in Rogers.

We had the time wrong in last week's newsletter. SOOO sorry!
(great photo:
Guest Speaker and Christmas Party!
December 11 at 5 pm 

Our meal will be potluck this week.Bring your favorite finger food, side dish, entree, dessert, or drink
  Bring something you've stuffed in the back of your closet, something your mother-in-law gave you, or whatever makes you laugh!
Check out this website for White Elephant rules and suggestions! 
We will also be honoring our Friends at the party with a surprise handmade gift by Jessie!
He's a global adventurer who blogs for a outfitter, a literary novelist with a book coming out in the spring, and the author of an award-winning children's book.

We'll be hearing from the amazing David Rawding on Thursday at Writers' Night Out.

Read about David here and here and here.

Food at 5 pm
David speaks around 5:30
Then we PARTY!

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Drawings held on Saturday.

THIS WEEK'S WINNER: Beverly Litzinger

Around the Village

          Once again, Pat packs the house.
Great workshop Saturday on setting and symbolism.


Levi drew the name of our winner for the weekly Amazon gift card.

Congratulations to
Beverly Litzinger


Several Village Writers and Friends attended this year's
Silver Tea event. Next year, we'll let the men go, so Greg can wear his peach scarf.


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Dec 11 - Memoir Circle with Rebecca Mahoney 3 pm 

Dec 11 - Writers' Night Out Christmas Party 5 pm 

Dec 14 - Poetry Roundelay  2 pm - 4 pm

Dec 21 - Fayetteville Writer's Circle  1 pm - 3 pm  MEETING TO BE DECIDED

Dec 25 - MERRY CHRISTMAS! No Writers' Night Out

Dec 28 - Poetry Roundelay  2 pm - 4 pm 


More Info and Registration for Any Workshop HERE.
R O G E R S   C A L E N D A R 

Jan 17 - Dialogue and Setting
Feb 7 - The Word and the Sentence
March 7 - Subtext, High Events, Closings
April 4 - Self-Editing
May 2 - First Page/Character

All Workshops will be from 9-4 with an hour for lunch. The fee for each is $45 with a 10% discount if the whole program is paid in advance. 
More Info and Registration for Any Workshop HERE.
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3 - 5 p.m.  
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2nd & 4th Sunday
2 pm - 4 pm
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Thursday Evenings 
5 - 7 p.m.  
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1st & 3rd Sunday
1 pm - 3 pm
Fayetteville Library

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Tandy Belt,  Kim Clark, Jean Elderwind, Valerie Fondetti, Alice French, Nancy Grosella, Linda Harris, Nancy Hebert, Ann Hopkins, Shirley Lambertson, Mimi Mathis, Richard Schoe, Betty Schoeninger, Cris Senseman, Shiva Shanti, Darlene Simmons, Judith Ulch, Brent Wendling, Marcia Yearsley

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