The Adirondack Center for Writing is welcoming applications for the position of Communications Manager. Download a pdf of the job description. Communications Manager Adirondack Center for Writing Organization Description: ACW cultivates the art of writing and the joy of reading. We celebrate the power of language to invite discovery and to create an understanding of people … Continue reading We’re hiring! ACW is seeking a Communications Manager
Hindsight is a collection of stories about 2020, written by people just like you. We’re seeking nonfiction stories from people around the world that capture what it was like to wake up every day to a new normal — whether that means navigating emergencies as a first responder, marching for justice for George Floyd, or … Continue reading Call for Submissions: Hindsight
Clayton Rotary announces new event in Clayton NY! AnchorCon coming in August! A multi fandom ComiCon convention is coming to the Cerow Arena on August 20, 21, 22, 2021! ‘Autobots, Roll Out!’ is just one of the well known catchphrases you’ll hear in and around the Cerow Recreation Arena in Clayton on August 20,21,22 this … Continue reading AnchorCon coming in August!
Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:00pm ET Free! Just make sure to register in advance Hear about the wild ideas that became “A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks” by Brad Edmondson. Adirondack Explorer Editor Brandon Loomis will interview Edmondson about his 19-year project interviewing the people who fought for and against the … Continue reading Wild Ideas | Online Event, Presented by ACW + Adirondack Explorer
Topic: Death, Loss, Grief and Transformation When we listen to stories our whole being becomes involved. Magic seems to take place in this seemingly silent act of listening. We each have significant happenings in our lives that when told aloud can bring meaning and beauty to the unimaginable. We can connect and support one another … Continue reading Open Mic Story Share on Death, Loss, Grief and Transformation coming Saturday, April 17
I’d like to share a new job opportunity from Imagine 2200: Climate fiction for future ancestors, a new short story contest from Fix, the solutions lab of award-winning environmental newsroom Grist. As we get ready to head into the review phase, we are hiring two story reviewers to join the Imagine team on a temporary, … Continue reading Job Opportunity | Story Reviewers
You find the best writers who are also the best teachers, and those two things don’t always go hand in hand. I am thinking about Chris Tebbetts’ workshop and how he approaches writing from an improvisation background. Workshops like these always make something click for me. Sometimes I struggle with why I struggle with characters in … Continue reading “Another great workshop…
The Austin Film Festival’s Script Competition is open for entries! This competition is a great way for screenwriters to get some exposure, and of course, compete for a chance to place, which can open doors that otherwise might take years to walk through. But, regardless of placement, all entrants receive free reader comments and will … Continue reading Austin Film Festival Call For Entries
Have you been looking for that “just-right” sentiment, but don’t have the words? Finding that Hallmark cards all sound the same? No problem – love letters of great writers will do the trick. Let our Little Theatre of Watertown actors serenade that special someone for you with the eloquence of William Shakespeare, or as sliver-tongued … Continue reading Valentine Video Greetings from Little Theatre of Watertown
Presented by Adirondack Center for Writing and Adirondack Explorer Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:00-8:30pm Cost: Suggested donation $10 A conversation with new and veteran journalists on the evolving nature of journalism. Part storytelling, part conversation on how the culture of “fake news” has affected journalism today. Rex Smith, editor-at-large at the Times Union of Albany, … Continue reading Challenges and Opportunities in Journalism in 2021 and Beyond
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