Monday, January 29, 2018

Detroit Working Writers Speak, Poetry Event on February 13, 2018

Greetings lovely and handsome DWW writers!

Our next DWW event is the ONTV taping of "Speak, Poetry" on

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Here are the details:
  • Address: Lake Orion ONTV: 1349 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48360
  • Orion Center Building. Senior Center entrance on right, ONTV entrance on left
  • Parking in front of building
  • Phone #: 248-693-3377 
  • Arrival time: 6 p.m.
  • Taping time: 6:30 p.m.
  • Seating capacity is 30
  • DWW President will welcome audience and viewers, give brief history of DWW, and introduce each reader
  • Taping concludes by 8:30 p.m.
  • THIS IS NOT LIVE TAPING. The reading will be edited for viewing on YouTube and Lake Orion ONTV.
  • A green screen will be used for taping, so avoid wearing green clothing.
  • Joe Johnson (who was on the panel at the September DWW Conference) will mock Detroit Working Writers lettering into the screen to identify the group.
  • We’re encouraged to bring refreshments, including coffee and tea. Joe says it makes the event more welcoming. 
  • Guidelines for poetry lines and fiction/nonfiction word count:  since this is going on the air, subject matter should be for general audiences.  Each reader has @ 10 minutes.
Only DWW members can read, but family/friends/nonmembers are welcome to be in the audience.  We have four DWW members signed up to read thus far; we would love to have more!

Please RSVP to 

 by Tuesday, February 6, 2018, if you are interested in participating. MUST BE A MEMBER to read. Contact for membership information

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