We have a lot of exciting ‘writerly’ things going on in the Grey Wolfe Den. We're thrilled to share it all with you! The intent of this FREE community is to offer opportunities for writers, new and established, from all over the world, to share, engage, challenge, critique, learn and develop in a supportive network. We welcome writers of every age, stage and genre. Come on in and Howl with us!
Writers need not be local to SE MI to log on and join the fun!
Weekly Writing With The Pack Sessions: If you live local to SE MI, join us on Wednesday nights to add words to your WIP! We've carved out two hours of concentrated writing time where you can devote your Muse to the process of putting words on the page. We meet at a local Panera cafe to keep the focus on writing, while also having a place to eat good food, visit with our writing Pack, give and gain feedback, and brainstorm on our writing projects.
Monthly Drop-In Writing Sessions: If just two hours a week aren't enough for you to devote to your writing, you can join us for our monthly drop-in sessions. Held at the local Panera Cafe, so food, coffee and chocolate are plentiful, this is an opportunity to get even more words on the page. Come when you can, stay as long as you like.
Monthly Critique Den: Do you have a work in progress that you're not quite sure if it's ready... Do you have character conundrums or plot problems that could use the insight of a table full of other writers? This is an excellent opportunity for you to give and gain constructive critique on your works in progress (WIP).
NaNoWriMo Motivational Support: If you're planning on participating this November, you'll want to be sure to check out our motivational program. We know bribery works, and we're willing to support you with prizes, if you're willing to commit to reaching your word count goals.
Note: Writing Sessions do not meet during holiday weeks. Check our Meet Up calendar to verify a meeting date.
Writing Challenges and Prompts: Anyone can post a Writing Challenge or Prompt. It can be a challenge or prompt that focuses on any style or genre. Grey Wolfe will post new Writing Challenges every Wednesday. Remember to keep your Writing Challenges rated "PG". Add comments and share your opinions of what you've read.
Round Robin Writing: Here's a game everyone can enjoy. It is played between a minimum of two writers. Each writer takes turn writing something and passes to the next writer, who extends the writing. The game only ends when no one else has something to add. We'll never delete them, so new members can join in the fun! Multiple games can run simultaneously. Other Packmates who are not playing may comment on the game, too!
Discussion Boards: The Den is a fantastic place to engage in conversation with other writers on an unlimited array of topics. Post a link to an article, or discuss something with your Packmates in the Grey Wolfe Den. We prefer you keep your topics "writerly" in scope; and moderators will be watching for unacceptable language, etc; so keep it rated "PG", please.
Beta Read Requests: This is your opportunity to write something... anything... and share it with the Den. This is a fantastic platform for those Packmates who are working on snippets of their next novel or poetry collection and are looking for quick beta read responses. Packmates will respond with praise, suggestions and constructive critique.
***Don't forget to copy and paste your spontaneous writing sessions to your hard drive, so you don't lose it!