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Starting July 9: The LILA Veterans’ Writing Group

The LILA Veterans’ Writing Group is open to all military veterans.* The focus of our group is on writing creative nonfiction, and both fictionalized and nonfiction accounts (“true stories”) of life in and out of the military. The secondary focus is to provide a safe, respectful environment for veterans to write, share, and respond to […]

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Writing Prompts for Kids: Special Discount for Teachers and Librarians

The ABC’s of Titles for Tiny Tales is an ABC themed book of quirky titles (writing/storytelling prompts) for children, with vibrant, colorful illustrations and creative border pages for the children to write their own stories.  This extraordinary book is filled with child-friendly writing prompts. A great resource for group activities, teachers can make copies of […]

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Join Us for a Lowcountry Summer Book Event at the SC Aquarium

Help celebrate the release of Mary Alice Monroe’s new novel THE SUMMER’S END in a big way at the SC Aquarium on Monday, May 18th at 6:30 p.m.  Mary Alice is inviting all of LILA’s members to attend! Note, you must RSVP and order your tix to attend. Questions? Contact Angela May at 843-568-0233 or […]

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You’re Invited to a Launch Party!

From author Angela Williams, an invitation to all LILA members to join the Lowcountry Book Launch for Hush Now, Baby this Thursday at 130 Daniel River Dr., Daniel’s Landing Clubhouse, Daniel Island. See below for details and visit www.angelaWwilliams.com for more info!

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Save the Date: Tuesday, May 12 Reading with Allegra Jordan!

Thanks to all who attended Saturday’s Indie Published Writers Workshop. Speakers Michael Hurley, Kelly Owen and Sherry Dixon did an amazing job and presented a wealth of information! NEXT UP! LILA is hosting a very special event at 7:00 p.m. on May 12 in the sanctuary of the Circular Church, 150 Meeting St., a reading […]

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Indie Published Workshop This Saturday! Learn the Ins and Outs of Successfully Publishing Your Work

Join us this weekend, Saturday, May 2, 9:30 am–12:00 pm at the Circular Congregational Church of Charleston on 150 Meeting St. for a special LILA Write Charleston! Workshop: Indie Published — The Perils, Pitfalls and PERKS! About the Workshop Led by Where Writer’s Win’s Shari Stauch, this special workshop will feature a trio of authors […]

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Thanks to all who helped sell out the Young Playwrights Fundraiser!

This in from local playwright Thomas Heath: “Because of everyone who packed the house this Friday & Saturday, Threshold Repertory Theatre was able to raise the entire budget for this coming year’s Young Playwrights Program… Thank you for showing that the ARTS MATTER to our next generation of writers! “One of the highlights had to be […]

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Indie Published — The Perils, Pitfalls and PERKS!

Join us on Saturday, May 2, 9:30 am–12:00 pm at the Circular Congregational Church of Charleston on 150 Meeting St. for a special LILA Write Charleston! Workshop: Indie Published — The Perils, Pitfalls and PERKS! Led by Where Writer’s Win’s Shari Stauch, this special workshop will feature a trio of authors who’ve “been there, done […]

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LILA Writers Groups Meet Tonight!

LILA hosts a network of writers’ groups, free to members that meet on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Upper Lance Hall of Circular Congregational Church. Writing is a solitary activity: getting feedback for works-in-progress is essential to every writer’s career. This is one of the benefits of membership in LILA, so […]

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USC Press Palmetto Poetry Series Now Accepting New Manuscripts

New submissions are now being accepted for the Palmetto Poetry Series, edited by Nikky Finney and published by the University of South Carolina Press. The Palmetto Poetry Series takes as its mission to foster and promote a diverse, inclusive chorus of voices representing the rich tradition of poetry originating from and connected to the state […]

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