Writers Near and Far: Shared Prompts and Tic-Tac-Toe Boxes — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

By Megan Vered and Jennifer Lang Part One: Creating Community by Megan Vered I open the link to our scheduled Monday evening meeting and, one by one, mini faces appear in virtual boxes. How happy I am to see the women from my weekly writer’s group! We’ve been meeting in my home for the past […]

via Writers Near and Far: Shared Prompts and Tic-Tac-Toe Boxes — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

A writing group is so essential for a writer. I have been a part of a few over the years, and they always make me a better, more aware writer. I was introduced to the concept at the Blue Ridge Writing Project at Virginia Tech in 2010, and since Sheltering-in-Place started, I have not thirsted for one more. I love that writers like Megan Vered and Jennifer Lang are making the magic of writer’s groups work virtually across continents, and time zones. We need these type of communities as we try to document and give voice to what is going on in society. We also need the support and fellowship as writing becomes an even more solitary endeavor.

Stay Safe, Find Your People, and Write On!

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