The Power of Digression

The Power of Digression

Lately, I’ve been editing my own work, trying to put together a collection of short stories I’ve worked on for three years. Revision, for me, involves a lot of cutting. I value clarity to a fault in my early drafts; later I aim to lose the excessive unnecessary...
2018 Write On! Summer Camps Are Here!

2018 Write On! Summer Camps Are Here!

Creative Writing Camp for Kids Session I: Monday-Friday, July 16-July 20, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Session II: Monday-Friday, July 23 – July 27, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SESSION ONE CAMPS:  Grades 6 – 8: Writing Circle with Erin James During this week,...
In Memory of Catherine Clarke Coiner

In Memory of Catherine Clarke Coiner

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, we dedicated our salon to the memory of Catherine Clarke Coiner, a writerhouse member and founder who died after a brief illness in July. Catherine  was an avid, quirky writer with a passion for the arts. She helped lay the groundwork...
Risky Research by BettyJoyce Nash

Risky Research by BettyJoyce Nash

Risky Research  by BettyJoyce Nash Writers naturally attract “the fictional opportunity.” Three weeks ago, as I sail through security at CHO en route to my Montana vacation, this truth presents itself more directly than usual. I’m a Trusted Traveler, so OK, I swagger...
#TheWrite2Heal

#TheWrite2Heal

Community Write-In September 27, 2017 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Central Branch McIntire Room Since August 12, 2017, our Charlottesville community has lived with uncertainty. Some people experienced that day as a wakeup call regarding...
It’s Words and Wine Time!

It’s Words and Wine Time!

Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m. The Art Gallery at Indoor Biotechnologies, 700 Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902 (across from WriterHouse) Tickets: $50 It’s time for Words and Wine, the signature annual fundraiser for WriterHouse, an organization...