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5/17 Writing Prompt

Warm weather is here, and that means summer is coming! Describe one of your favorite summer scenes- is it a street festival, after dinner on a front porch, relaxing at the beach or the pool? What sensory details can you incorporate- the sticky heat of asphalt in a parking lot, the simple delight of a Twin Pop from the ice cream man, the sound of children splashing in the public pool? Where will your memory take you? See More
Samantha Facciolo posted a discussion

5/10 Writing Prompt

Open whichever book is closest to you (or whichever book you've been loving recently) to a random page. Choose a sentence, copy it down and begin writing from there. Write a paragraph, write a page and see where your words take you. See More
May 11
Rita B. is now friends with Anna-Celestrya Carr and Angie Walls
Apr 27
Diana Norma, co-director left a comment for Shannon Sawyer
"Hi Shannon, Welcome! I love Star Trek too!"
Apr 26
Diana Norma, co-director left a comment for Samantha Facciolo
"Welcome Sammy! I'm inspired by the natural world too!"
Apr 26
Profile IconShannon Sawyer, Samantha Facciolo and Anna-Celestrya Carr joined Cambridge Writers Workshop
Apr 26
Anna-Celestrya Carr updated their profile
Apr 26
Diana Norma, co-director left a comment for Angie Walls
"Welcome Angie! So great to meet you and hear your work!"
Apr 26
Alex Carrigan posted a blog post

Sign up for the CWW Summer in Granada Writing Retreat by May 1st!

Join the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop on our summer writing retreat to the cultural oasis of Granada, Spain. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Andalucía, Granada is one of the gems of Spain and has inspired writers from Washington Irving to Salman Rushdie to Ali Smith. Let the old city stimulate your writing with its winding streets, Moorish history,…See More
Apr 26
Rita B. left a comment for Angie Walls
"Dear Angie!  Welcome to our NING network!  Thanks so much for the lovely email!  I'll send a response your way :-) All the best, Rita"
Apr 26
Angie Walls is now a member of Cambridge Writers Workshop
Apr 24
Alex Carrigan posted a discussion

4/23 Writing Prompt: Write About Coffee!

This weekend, the Cambridge Writers' Workshop is hosting its Spring in Portland Writing Retreat in Portland, Oregon. Portland is a weird, diverse city famous for many unique distilleries, food trucks, artists and writers, and of course, coffee. For many writers, coffee is a necessity for writing.For this week's prompt, we would like you to write a short piece, either a poem or a short story of about 500-1000 words, that must, in some way, incorporate coffee. Think of the taste and smell, think…See More
Apr 23
Alex Carrigan posted blog posts
Apr 23
Aaron D. Graham updated their profile
Apr 10
Profile IconCatherine Guthrie, Daniel A. Guglielmo, Lynn Chin and 3 more joined Cambridge Writers Workshop
Apr 4
Emily Smith posted a blog post

New Facebook Page

Dear writers,We're moving! As our community grows, we've found the need for a new platform. That's why we'll be making the move from the NING Network to a private group page on Facebook. Our weekly writing prompts, discussions and announcements will now be easier to access than ever! Please be on the lookout for an invitation to the secret group, entitled "Cambridge Writers' Workshop Member Network." If you have not done so already, make sure to "Like" …See More
Sep 25, 2016


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5/17 Writing Prompt

Started by Samantha Facciolo on Friday.

5/10 Writing Prompt

Started by Samantha Facciolo May 11.

4/23 Writing Prompt: Write About Coffee!

Started by Alex Carrigan Apr 23.

Prompt 9/10 in support of CWW at BBF

Started by AM Ringwalt Sep 11, 2016.

Enroll in our CCAE programming by tomorrow!

Started by AM Ringwalt Sep 6, 2016.


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