Category Archives: Guest Spot

YOUR EDITOR IS NOT THE ENEMY: TIPS ON SURVIVING REWRITES

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Congratulations! You’ve spent months, maybe years, crafting a thing of beauty and resonance out of your own imagination, and now a publisher has finally agreed to print it. The hard part is out of the way. Now comes the even harder part—editing. A Specialized Team. A small horde of people is going to descend on your manuscript like a beauty… Read more »

WRITING UNDER THE RAINBOW: THE EXPANDING HORIZONS OF LGBT+ FICTION

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The last five years have seen an expansion in LGBT+ awareness, advances (and setbacks), and media representation. There’s been a similar boom in the LGBT+ book world, from genre fiction to indie and self-publishing. Even the mainstream publishing world has sat up and taken notice, releasing many new LGBT-focused titles each year. As a published author of LGBT+ fiction and… Read more »

Our friend Jeanette Powers has a new book!

Earthworms & Stars by Jeanette Powers Poetry Book Release Party Wed, Jan 21 8-9 pm $10 gets event plus book Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 So many exciting things are happening in KC’s poetry scene, and Jeanette Powers is one of the main instigators. As producer of Poetic Underground, she oversees weekly open mics, and the nationally certified poetry… Read more »

ArtsKC Serving Up Great Tools to Help you Develop as an Artist and Writer

Come curious…leave inspired! The Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City invites you to join us for a one-hour tour and be inspired by the stories of how we are connecting, supporting, and transforming the arts in our community! Visit the Charlotte Street artists’ studios and Mattie Rhodes Folk Art Museum, all while learning more about our work.  These free sessions… Read more »