Free Creative Aging Training in the North Country

There is an exciting opportunity with Creative Aging training, available to teaching artists who are interested in engaging older adults with hands-on arts instruction. This training will be part of The New York State Creative Aging Initiative, an innovative partnership between the NYS Council on the Arts, NYS Office for the Aging, and Lifetime Arts. This 2020 pilot project will … Continue reading Free Creative Aging Training in the North Country

New boardinghouse open for artists, writers, and creatives

WELCOME TO BOARDINGHOUSE NORTH A place for artists, thinkers, creators, and people who want to step away from daily distractions. Interesting things happen in boardinghouses, there’s serendipity in the situation. A writer doing a final edit; a composer working at the piano; a jewelry-maker refining designs; or any guest just sitting on a porch daydreaming … Continue reading New boardinghouse open for artists, writers, and creatives

Marketing for Introverts: Self-Promotion in the Face of Shyness, Social Anxiety, and Impostor Syndrome

Saturday, May 30th 2-4pm at City Well in Plattsburgh, NY $10 registration, $15 at door Publishing is an industry heavily populated by introverts—people who thrive on working in quiet isolation, only to then be asked to turn around and sell their work (and themselves) to the world as confidently as possible. This presentation and guided … Continue reading Marketing for Introverts: Self-Promotion in the Face of Shyness, Social Anxiety, and Impostor Syndrome

Local event alert! Winter Break Writing Camp

WINTER BREAK WRITING CAMP February 17th, 18th and 19th, 10:00 a.m – Noon Location: Saratoga Family Health NPs Palliative Care Center 254 Church Street (Lower Level), Saratoga Springs, NY 12866  Kids have a lot to say and process—and besides that they are creative! Writing Camp will provide kids with a relaxed, but lively atmosphere in which to … Continue reading Local event alert! Winter Break Writing Camp

Black Lawrence Press seeking unpublished novels for Big Moose Prize

Each year Black Lawrence Press will award The Big Moose Prize for an unpublished novel. The prize is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner of this contest will receive book publication, a $1,000 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Prizes will be awarded on publication.  The Big Moose Prize is … Continue reading Black Lawrence Press seeking unpublished novels for Big Moose Prize

New release from Ra Press, “Lives Lived, Lessons Learned”

LIVES LIVED, LESSONS LEARNED is a collection of essays from eight writers who have close links to the Adirondack Park. Through epiphany, history, memory and oftentimes humor, these skilled authors reveal to the reader their love for this place of forests and ponds, mountains and rivers, hardscrabble villages and tough country folk, ingredients all adding … Continue reading New release from Ra Press, “Lives Lived, Lessons Learned”

Untamed Salon

Ideas and conversation, for and by Adirondackers A new salon series from Adirondack Center for Writing will invite discovery, conversation, and discourse between neighbors, strangers, and friends. Do you want to share your ideas, performances, or personal history with the public? Local writers, academics, historians, storytellers, and all wanting to share their talents are invited … Continue reading Untamed Salon

CHAMPLAIN VALLEY TO CELEBRATE THE NEW BOOK BY ESSEX FARM’S KRISTIN KIMBALL, ‘GOOD HUSBANDRY’ ON NOVEMBER 17

Contact: Mary-Nell Bockman, 518-963-7777, admin@thegrangehall.info WHALLONSBURG, N.Y. – The Whallonsburg Grange will be hosting a very special community celebration to welcome the new book by local farmer and author Kristin Kimball, Good Husbandry: Growing Food, Love, and Family on Essex Farm. The event will take place at the Grange on Sunday, November 17 at 4:00pm and … Continue reading CHAMPLAIN VALLEY TO CELEBRATE THE NEW BOOK BY ESSEX FARM’S KRISTIN KIMBALL, ‘GOOD HUSBANDRY’ ON NOVEMBER 17