Greater 
Lehigh Valley
Writers Group
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               (Nickname GLVWG Pronounced "Glivwig")

Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group

Welcome!

GLVWG is an all-genre writer's support organization. Writers of fiction or non-fiction, poets, journalists, essayists and playwrights will all benefit from a membership in GLVWG and all are welcome.


GLVWG meets 10 am to 12 noon, the 4th Saturday of the month except July, August, December and March. November of 2024 we will be meeting on the 3rd Saturday (the 16th) so as not to conflict with the Thanksgiving Day weekend.

The objectives of GLVWG are to provide its members with a network of support and resources in the field of writing; to act as central information point for all activities in the field of writing and the publishing industry; and to advance the writing interests of its members.

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GLVWG UPCOMING EVENTS

NEWSLETTER!

Mostly May into June 2024

  • General membership meeting on May18, at 10:00 am. This is the THIRD Saturday, not our usual Fourth Saturday. 
  • Morning Program, 11:00 AM: Angel Ackerman: Blogging and the Socials.
  • Afternoon Workshop, Angel Ackerman: Leveraging Your Blog and Social Media. Register for this Workshop => HERE
  • Member Spotlight : Robert Gelik, retired newspaper journalist, he now indulges his 'Fiction Bug'.
  • Write Stuff Writers Conference 2024: Flash Lit Winners.
  • Two new contests with Cash Prizes!
  • Two new Featured Publishers 
    • The Gilded Weathervane, a new online journal seeking submissions.
    • Moonday Mag, a new print and online publication of the “fantastically strange”. Check 'em out.
  • The Author’s Resource Well: 2 publishing resources. 
    • How I Turned My First Short Story Acceptance Into Four More
      Publications.
    • Pros & Cons of Book Giveaways: 27 Authors Weigh In.
  • Our Caf├ęZoom! continues with up to 20 readers per week. Every Wednesday via Zoom.
  • Pattie Giordani, Crimes Against Grammar: Assonance and Dissonance. (reprint from January 2021)
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About Us

GLVWG meets monthly from September through June on the 4th Saturday of the month at the Palmer Library, Palmer Township. A short business meeting is followed by the SPOTLIGHT, a time when one of GLVWG's members reads something he/she has written. The program which follows focuses on some aspect of the craft of writing or the business of publishing. GLVWG's members write short or long fiction of various genres, poetry, essays and non-fiction. The organization also fosters critique groups, aligning writers with others who write similar material.

Member dues support GLVWG's free programs. Nonmembers are invited to participate in three free non-workshop events before joining.

A member's contact information is used for club business only.  Names, addresses, email or telephone numbers are not released to anyone outside the GLVWG board.

Workshops are free to members, non-members pay $15.00.

Some events, such as the annual Write Stuff Writers Conference(TM), are open to all, but members have priority and special pricing.

Unless otherwise noted, events are held at the on ZOOM and at Palmer Library (directions on "Contact" page above).


The Write Stuff Writers Conference(TM) is supported in part by a grant from the 

 

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