October Occupations

Time to dust off your Halloween decorations and your creativity caps, writers. WOTA is hoping to recharge you this month with some fresh sources of inspiration. October Meetings WOTA in the Afternoon will start the month with a bang on Thursday, October 1. Look for the October newsletter in your inbox for the Zoom link…

September Word Challenge

If you’re in need of a prompt to make you pick up your pen, try WOTA’s September writing challenge: Choose a homophone (no need to stick to this list) and write a piece that incorporates as many different meanings (and versions) of the words as you can think of. Poetry, prose, screenplay, hybrid–you know it’s…

Anniversary Anthology Available Now!

announcing the publication of WOTA’s anthology of works by members and new, celebrating our 30 years of serving writers in and around Muscatine, IA

Dystopian works

Since we are all living in an apocalyptic scenario right now–and all of Iowa is closed for business–this seems like it can’t help but spawn some wonderful writing. If you’ve written something COVID-19 inspired, whether by visions of global destruction or simply heaps of extra time stuck at home, share it in the comments below!…

February sweetness

February meetings WOTA in the afternoon meets Thursday, February 6 from 1-3 pm in room 201 of Musser Public Library. The regular WOTA evening meeting takes place Tuesday, February 18 in room 17 of Musser Public Library. Members can come at 5:30 pm for a quick business meeting to discuss upcoming projects and events. Anyone…

Holiday party 2019

WOTA will hold its first Thursday meeting in room 201 of Musser Public Library from 1:00 to 3:00 pm on December 5. Then, join us for a holiday potluck, singalong, and open mic on Tuesday, December 17 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 211 Walnut St. (right across from the library on…