Check out new and enduring books by members at the Member's Book Page
MEETINGS: ...meets at the Orillia Public Library, 36 Mississauga Street, Orillia on the SECOND Wednesday of each month. meeting is from 5:30 (17:30) to 8:00. This is accessible to all city bus routes and the meeting rooms are in the extension near the parking lot. Parking in the lot is free after 5:30 and limited meter parking is available on the street. See link (above) for directions and general information about the library.
The Mariposa Writers' Group (MWG) was formed in the mid 1990s by people who wanted to write, share skills and information and have an opportunity to hear their works read. The first meeting was held at the home of Marilyn Rumball. Of course, becoming published was everyone's goal. This goal was realized in 2010 when the MWG anthology, "Our Literary Lapses" was released. This anthology contains fifty pieces of poetry and prose contributed by seventeen members of the MWG.
New publications: The group is considering a semi-annual publication of stories and poems by members. This would be distributed throughout Orillia and area and would seek some minor sponsorship from local business. Ideas are welcome - please advise the executive committee of your thoughts.
Books by Members are listed on line as they become available. Contact us if you have questions about obtaining any of these, or check the links listed by each book on the Published pages. To get your book listed, join up and/or send information about the book to Dennis Rizzo.
check it out at: http://thewritelife.com/edit-your-copy/
"A CANVAS OF WORDS"
Is Always Available at
Huronia Museum in Midland and The National Bank Financial at 44 Mississaga St., E. in Orillia
"A CANVAS OF WORDS" is a literary landscape of 100 stories, poems, essays and photographs. The 22 contributing authors guide readers to a variety of eras and stunning settings, to meet memorable characters and enjoy intriguing plot lines.This 300 page masterpiece in words is a terrific read and makes a wonderful gift.
IRB always seeks new reviewers. If you're a book lover with strong opinions about what you read, we can find books needing review to be mailed directly to you.
Purpose: To assist professional writers in the creation of new work. This program is administered by third-party recommenders from the literary community.
See information at Publishing Opportunities
CLICK This section will send you to our new page listing publisher's calls for submissions, contests and such, which may be of interest.
Go to Writing Tips HERE
Check the section. It will be updated from group discussions and Forums.
NOTE: We're looking for articles/notes on poetry as well.