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Listen to Writers’ Institute Director Laurie Scheer on the writescast Network

Greetings! Author r.r. campbell produces a terrific podcast specifically for writers through his writescast Network. This week he interviewed me, your humble conference director and here is the podcast:   https://writescast.net/2019/02/15/new-writescast-episode-writescast-052-the-university-of-wisconsin-writers-institute-with-laurie-scheer/   Be sure to take a look at the full library of writescast episodes at: http://www.writescast.net/podcasts/writescast Also, r.r. campbell will be presenting sessions and […]

Brava Magazine, February 2019

Hello from Madison on yet another snowy day here in the Midwest. Please be sure to check out the latest February 2019 issue of Brava Magazine. They have featured your humble conference director in an extremely nice article written by Hywania Thompson. Many thanks to everyone at Brava! Keep warm and keep writing, Laurie

Let’s Celebrate!

As mentioned previously, The Writer Magazine has awarded our Writers’ Institute with the honor of being the best writing conference in Wisconsin. We are thrilled with this award and continue to work our magic to assure that this year’s conference is better than ever. Here is the article: https://news.continuingstudies.wisc.edu/writers-institute-voted-one-of-the-top-writing-conferences-in-america/ Join us at Wisconsin’s best writing […]

Goodbye Polar Vortex, 2019!

If you live in the upper Midwest, then you have probably spent the last week shoveling snow, making sure your car starts, spending more time than usual with your children who are home from cancelled school and events, and just basically doing everything possible to stay warm. Perhaps there has been some time to write […]

It’s Cold Outside!

If you live in the Midwest then you know winter has finally arrived. After a mild first two weeks in January, two snow storms have graced the UW campus in just about as many days with another snow event on the way. Additionally, the temperatures are hovering below zero-and those are the daytime highs. As […]

There’s Still Time…

There’s still time to receive a complimentary critique while registering for this year’s conference. Don’t miss this opportunity to receive valuable feedback before the conference. New attendees are eligible to receive a free critique if you register for Writers’ Institute between January 9 and February 8, 2019. If you or someone you know have not […]

Writers’ Institute – The Top Writing Conference in Wisconsin!

The Writer Magazine has voted Writers’ Institute as the top writing conference in Wisconsin. We are thrilled to share this information with you. Here is a link to their current issue: https://www.writermag.com/the-magazine/current-issue/ Be sure to join us in April and be part of the best writing conference of the Midwest. Laurie

Bring A Friend Discount Expires Soon – Midnight January 8

Gather up your writing friends and join us at this year’s conference. “Bring A Friend” to the Writers’ Institute this year, and if your friend has never attended a previous Writers’ Institute, you and your friend can each save $35 on your registration -that’s $310 instead of $345 for the full conference. In order to […]