Events

Lake Superior Writers invites you to join us at our literary events!

Sept 28, 9:00 AM – Oct 01, 1:30 PM – Catalyst Content Festival

The Catalyst Content Festival is an exciting industry marketplace for independently produced episodic and narrative programming. The Catalyst Story Institute is a year-round educational and professional development institute empowering creators to bring their narrative stories to fruition. LSW is excited to establish a collaboration with Catalyst this year.

The Festival schedule is available here. Lake Superior Writers members receive a 20% discount on Festival badges. Daily passes are available if you are unable to attend for the full week of sessions. Email us at writers@lakesuperiorwriters.org to get the discount code, which is entered at checkout.

Sept 30 – Oct 1 – Wisconsin Writers Association Fall Conference

The WWA is hosting its Fall Conference locally at Barker’s Island Inn and Conference Center. Due to a partnership with LSW, our members may attend for the WWA member price for this event. Register by August 31st to get the early bird price of $85. After the 31st, registration is priced at $115 for LSW and WWA members. To receive the discount code, email writers@lakesuperiorwriters.org.

October 8 – Virtual Writers’ Café

Pour a cup of coffee or tea and join us for a monthly meetup with fellow writers. We’ll chat about our current writing projects, learn about upcoming events and opportunities for writers, and share the ups and downs of our writing lives. All are welcome.

October 12 – Superior Shares

A quarterly virtual open mic for local writers to share their work in progress, and for anyone else who appreciates the creative writing process.

October 13 – Book Club for Writers

In our Book Club for Writers series, we bring a regional author to the table to talk about craft, what it took to write the book, or life as a writer for 30 minutes.  Then we allow 60 minutes for a Q&A and book discussion.

November 12 – Virtual Writers’ Café

Pour a cup of coffee or tea and join us for a monthly meetup with fellow writers. We’ll chat about our current writing projects, learn about upcoming events and opportunities for writers, and share the ups and downs of our writing lives. All are welcome.

November 14 & 21 – Scene and Description Workshop

In the first session of this workshop Will Weaver will share tips on energizing and managing your descriptive writing, with the goal of making it stand out among the competition. In the second session he will share his methods of writing strong scenes that will power your plot (and reader) forward through the story.

Scholarships for those in financial need are available for each workshop offered by Lake Superior Writers. See our Scholarship page for full information.