Week at a Glance Lists

The week of November 1-7 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

TASKS:

  • Personal writing time
  • Writing in Scene course: watch video and complete assignment
  • Read After Long Silence, pages 92-125, chapters 10-11
  • Begin working on a story for feedback if planning to participate (Tuesday, November 30)
  • Catch up on assignments or writing work
  • VIPs only: if you signed up to share a story for VIP Feedback, post your story on VIP page by 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 2
  • VIPs only: review the stories posted on the VIP page for VIP Feedback

Writer’s Fuel submitted by Tom Weikel

The week of November 8-14 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

TASKS:

  • Schedule personal writing time
  • Writing in Scene course: watch video and complete assignment
  • Read After Long Silence, pages 126-156, chapters 12-14
  • Work on a story for feedback if planning to participate (participate (Tuesday, November 30)
  • VIPs only: review the stories posted on the VIP page for VIP Feedback

Red Ball submitted by Norma Beasley

The week of November 15-21 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

TASKS:

  • Schedule personal writing time
  • Writing in Scene course: watch video and complete assignment
  • Read After Long Silence, pages 157-186, chapters 15-17
  • Register for Feedback Group – post feedback story to Share Stories – November page between Tuesday, November 16 and Tuesday, November 23 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Shh! Writers at Work submitted by Dar Lamb

The week of November 22-28 at a glance…

Happy Thanksgiving! We’re so thankful for you!

LIVE EVENTS:

  • Weekly Goals Check-in via Zoom (Monday, November 22 at 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. ET)
  • NOTE: Regularly scheduled office hours and Feedback Group are postponed to Tuesday, November 30 due to the Thanksgiving holiday
  • Virtual Write-in (Wednesday, November 24 at 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET)

TASKS:

  • Schedule personal writing time
  • Writing in Scene course: watch video and complete assignment
  • Read After Long Silence, pages 187-217 chapters 18-19
  • Register for Feedback Group – post feedback story to Share Stories – November page by Tuesday, November 23 at 11:59 p.m. ET
  • Review your feedback group members’ stories on Share Stories – November page (if participating in Feedback Group) between Thursday, November 25 and Tuesday, November 30
  • VIPs onlywork on a story for VIP feedback
  • Workshop Replay: Be a Successful Five-Year Journaler [LINK]

Grateful Heart (Monstera via Pexels.com)

The week of November 29-December 5 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

  • Weekly Goals Check-invia (Monday, November 29 at 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. ET)
  • Community Chat with Patricia (Tuesday, November 30 at 5:00 p.m. ET) – Topic for discussion:
    • Books that have inspired you and helped you write
  • Feedback Group session (Tuesday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m. ET)
    • If you did not submit a story in advance for review, you’re invited to bring a piece to read Tuesday night and receive first-impression feedback from other Life Writers
  • Virtual Write-in (Wednesday, December 1 at 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET)

TASKS:

  • Schedule personal writing time
  • Writing in Scene course: watch video and complete assignment
  • Read After Long Silence, pages 218-247, chapters 20-21
  • Finish reviewing your group’s stories (if participating in Feedback Group)
  • Catch up on assignments or writing work

Cup of Love submitted by Amanda Benson

The week of December 6-12 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

TASKS:

  • Personal writing time
  • Writing in Scene course: watch video and complete assignment
  • Read After Long Silence, pages 248-277, chapters 22-24
  • Begin work on a story for feedback if planning to participate (Tuesday, December 28)
  • Catch up on assignments or writing work
  • VIPs only: if you signed up to share a story for VIP Feedback, post your story VIP page by 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 7
  • VIPs only: review the stories posted on the VIP page for VIP Feedback

Red Amaryllis submitted by Norma Beasley

The week of December 13-19 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

TASKS:

  • Personal writing time
  • Writing in Scene course: watch video and complete assignment
  • Read After Long Silence, pages 278-302, chapters 25-26
  • Finalize story for feedback if planning to participate (Tuesday, December 28)
  • Register for Feedback Group – post feedback story to Share Stories – December page between Tuesday, December 14 and Tuesday, December 21 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Scout and the Shelf Elf submitted by Kit Dwyer

The week of December 20-26 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

TASKS:

  • Schedule personal writing time
  • Writing in Scene course: watch video and complete assignment
  • Read After Long Silence, pages 303-329, chapters 27-28
  • Register for Feedback Group – post feedback story to Share Stories – December page by Tuesday, December 21 at 11:59 p.m. ET
  • Review your feedback group members’ stories on Share Stories – December page (if participating in Feedback Group) between Thursday, December 23 and Tuesday, December 28

Gingerbread House – Grand Floridian submitted by Amanda Benson

The week of December 27-January 2 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

  • Weekly Goals Check-in via Zoom (Monday, December 27 at 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. ET)
  • Community Chat with Patricia (Tuesday, December 28 at 6:00 p.m. ET) – Topic for discussion:
    • Read your stories
  • Feedback Group session (Tuesday, December 28 at 6:00 p.m. ET)
    • If you did not submit a story in advance for review, you’re invited to bring a piece to read Tuesday night and receive first-impression feedback from other Life Writers.
  • Virtual Write-in (Wednesday, December 29 at 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET)

TASKS:

  • Schedule personal writing time
  • Writing in Scene course: watch video and complete assignment
  • Read After Long Silence, pages 330-353, chapters 29 to About the Author
  • Finish reviewing your group’s stories (if participating in Feedback Group)
  • VIPs only: work on a story for VIP feedback

Waterfall submitted by Dar Lamb

The week of January 3-9 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

TASKS:

  • Schedule personal writing time
  • Begin work on a story for feedback if planning to participate (Tuesday, January 25)
  • Catch up on assignments or writing work
  • Plan to participate in Writing Your Life’s Free Five-Dy Writing Challenge, Monday, January 10 – Friday, January 14
  • Prepare a story for Read and Celebrate event (Saturday, January 22) if planning to participate (two double-spaced pages, maximum)
  • Sign up to read at the Read and Celebrate event (Saturday, January 22, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET)
  • Invite friends and family to join you for the Read and Celebrate event (Saturday, January 22, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET)
  • VIPs only: if you signed up to share a story for VIP Feedback, post your story on VIP page by 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 4
  • VIPs only: review the stories posted on the VIP page for VIP Feedback

Skylight submitted by Amanda Benson

The week of January 10-16 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

TASKS:

  • Optional: participate in Writing Your Life’s Free Five-Dy Writing Challenge, Monday, January 10 – Friday, January 14
  • Schedule personal writing time
  • Finalize story for feedback if planning to participate (Tuesday, January 25)
  • Register for Feedback Group – post feedback story to Share Stories – January page between Tuesday, January 11 and Tuesday, January 18 at 11:59 p.m. ET
  • Finalize story for Read and Celebrate event (Saturday, January 22) if planning to participate (two double-spaced pages, maximum)
  • Sign up to read at the Read and Celebrate event (Saturday, January 22, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET)
  • Invite friends and family to join you for the Read and Celebrate event (Saturday, January 22, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET)

Windswept submitted by Amanda Benson

The week of January 17-23 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

TASKS:

  • Schedule personal writing time
  • Register for Feedback Group – post feedback story to Share Stories – January page by Tuesday, January 18 at 11:59 p.m. ET
  • Review your feedback group members’ stories on Share Stories – January page (if participating in Feedback Group) between Thursday, January 20 and Tuesday, January 25

Nile Lily submitted by Norma Beasley

The week of January 24-30 at a glance…

LIVE EVENTS:

TASKS:

  • Schedule personal writing time
  • Finish reviewing your group’s stories (if participating in Feedback Group)
  • VIPs only: work on a story for VIP feedback (if participating in next session)
  • Gear up for a new session of Life Writers starting Monday, January 31!

Descending by Amanda Benson