Encouraging creative writing across the local community and
Writing Across the Curriculum in Alleghany County Schools
Dr. Elaine Moretz was recently published in the Alleghany News as part of the "Our Common Thread" series. Her new book, Tales of Cody the Crooked Tail Dog , will be available this summer. It is first in a series of books dedicated to all children, but especially for those with special needs. Cody says, "I'm not perfect, but that's okay, I'm special."
Dr. Suzanne Mellow Irwin's story, "A Creative Writing Awakening," was featured in the latest issue of Collegial Exchange, a publication of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international organization of professional women educators.
Writing group member Carole Coates and board member Maggie Murphy were recently featured in the Alleghany News. Carole was published as part of the "Our Common Thread" series. Maggie appeared on the opinion page with a piece on grief during the pandemic.
We are an independent group of creative writers, storytellers and poets who meet monthly to develop their writing craft and engage with authors to learn about their works and their writing process.
We are also community driven and involved in the promotion of reading and literacy in the region. Find out more about us.
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