The Write Track

Writer Laurie Buchanan shares her experiences at this past weekend’s Writers’ Institute – enjoy!

Pathway to Publication Mentoring Program

Thank you to our 2018 Writers’ Institute writers – The Pathway to Publication mentoring program sold out in 25 minutes on the morning of April 16th, 2018. Please stay tuned for other mentoring opportunities from the Writing Department at UW-Madison Continuing Studies. Laurie

To Our 29th Annual Writers’ Institute Attendees – THANK YOU!

Writers’ Institute – 2018 Remember the Joy Even with the arrival of severe weather during this “third winter” that we are experiencing here in the Madison area, our writers continued to be involved with our conference. Thank you! I want to share a post from Julie Holmes from her amazing blog “Facets of a Muse” […]

This Week! This Thursday!

Just a few more days to go before the start of the 29th annual Writers’ Institute. It’s not too late to register for one day or the whole weekend – don’t miss this inspiring event. You’ll find your writing tribe along with lots of new and good information. All of the little elves here at […]

Writers’ Institute Director Laurie Scheer’s Interview on rrcampbellwrites Podcast

If you are a writer, the rrcampbellwritescast podcast is not to be missed. Please enjoy this interview discussing the advantages of attending a writers’ conference: …and be sure to join us April 12-15th at the Madison Concourse Hotel for the 29th annual Writers’ Institute. Be ready to be inspired and enlightened as you move […]

Bibi Belford garners prestigious Christopher Award

Bibi Belford, Chicago, is among the winners of the 69th Annual Christopher Award. The award salutes those in publishing, radio, television, and film that “affirm the highest values of the human spirit.” Belford won for her young adult book Crossing the Line (Sky Pony Press/Skyhorse Publishing). Belford is a speaker at this year’s 29th annual […]

Writer Char Braxton Shares Her Wisdom

Writer Char Braxton has attended the Writers’ Institute numerous times in the past few years. Char is a gifted writer who provides endless inspiration for all of us. Char recently appeared on Milwaukee Public Radio’s “It’s a Material World” show hosted by Gianofer Fields. I want to share her interview here. My guess is that […]

Writers’ Institute Speaker Nick Chiarkas wins John E. Weaver Award

Nick Chiarkas wins John E Weaver Award  Nick Chiarkas, Middleton, Wis., has won the John E Weaver Excellent Read Award bestowed by the Earthshine Media Group for his novel, Weepers. The award honors John Weaver, writer and founder of the Fox Croft Group, now part of Earthshine Media Group. For twenty years, Weaver worked with […]

Stop Hesitating. Start Writing.

Are you ready to write your memoir? Are you ready to write your historical novel about the Civil War? Are you ready to begin to market your manuscript? Are you ready to pitch your manuscript to agents and publishing companies? Are you ready to begin your next writing project? If you’ve answered yes to any […]