Thursday, February 17, 2022

Mini-Grants Available for Events in Detroit via Poets & Writer @poetswritersinc

Mini-Grants Available
for Events in Detroit 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Dear Writers and Literary Event Organizers of Detroit,

We send our wishes for a healthy and inspired New Year!

We are reaching out to let you know that our program has mini-grants available to support events in Detroit, and to encourage you to apply:

  • If you're a literary event organizer: consider applying for a mini-grant to pay a writer to give a reading or conduct a writing workshop for your community. For those unfamiliar with our process, or who haven't applied in a while, we are now offering a handy Applicant Toolkit, which provides guidance and basic tips for a successful application.

  • If you're a writer: initiate the process by contacting your favorite literary venue and let them know mini-grants are available to support your reading or writing workshop. Break the ice using one of the suggested e-mails from our Template for Writers, which will help you introduce our program to a sponsoring organization.

We are funding both virtual and in-person events, and recommend in-person gatherings follow your city or state's COVID-19 safety measures.

Do you have an event planned but are not sure if you have time to apply? Not to worry: we are reducing the rolling submission deadline for applications from Detroit to 4 weeks in advance of the event date for the remainder of our fiscal year, which ends June 30. If your event is taking place sooner than 4 weeks, please reach out to see how we can help!

If you have any other questions or concerns, check our Frequently Asked Questions page, our Guidelines, or connect with us directly by emailing

We value the literary community in Detroit and look forward to supporting your events!

With kind regards,

Bonnie Rose Marcus
Director, Readings & Workshops (East)

Ricardo Hernandez
Programs & Partnerships Manager
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Wednesday, February 16, 2022

From @Stage32 (the largest online platform for education and networking in the entertainment industry) invite to the Writer's Room!

Hi Motown Writer's Network Members,

I hope you are well! I wanted to reach out to Motown Writer's Network and introduce you to Stage 32 ( - which is the largest online platform for education and networking in the entertainment industry. You may have heard that we expanded our partnerships with Netflix (Variety) and have recently been mentioned in Forbes

I would also like to invite the members of your group to join the Writers' Room, a premium service that allows for screenwriters who are serious about a career in the industry to connect and interact virtually with industry professionals. 

If you and your members click here, you will be able to join the Writers' Room for a trial month absolutely free.  You can cancel any time within the month at no charge.  If at the end of the month, you decide you love the Writers' Room (and I think you will!) and want to continue, your membership will be automatically renewed at the discounted rate of $39 a month. 

There is a lot to explore in the Writers' Room: 

- Open Writing Assignments (OWA's): You get immediate access to submit to top companies like Blumhouse, Circle of Confusion, Amazon Studios, and more. You can find the latest OWA's on the Writers' Room home page.

- Access to Live Webinars every Wednesday: We bring in only the best industry guests! In the month of January we will welcome in the Drama Development Manager at HBO Max! You get to speak with her one-on-one!

-  The Vault: You will get immediate accesses to over 200 hours of webcasts exclusive to the Writers' Room including our webcasts with billion-dollar producer Amy Baer, A QUIET PLACE Development Executive Lindsay Schwartz, Oscar-nominated Pixar writer Meg LeFauve (INSIDE OUT), independent filmmaker Doug Atchison (AKEELAH AND THE BEE), Emmy-Nominated "GENIUS" Producer Sam Sokolow, and executives from Paramountand a lot more!

- Perks: You get 10% off Stage 32 Coverage, Consultations, Contest entries; 10% off Stage 32 Next Level Education Labs and Classes; Annual members receive 1 (one) free contest entry per year; Surprise Perks including Free webinars, discounted Pitch Sessions, and more! The savings that you'll get on the services pays for the Writers' Room membership. The more you utilize the Stage 32 services, the more valuable the membership becomes. 

- Private Lounge: Tired of the negativity out there in the screenwriting social media platforms? Me too! The Private Lounge is available only to Writers' Room members who know each other and want to lift each other up! Start a post and introduce yourself. You will be welcomed with open arms!

This is my personal email. You can reach me directly at any point and I will be happy to help you. 

Hope to see you in the Writers' Room!

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Need Content & Consistency? 🎄💜 Grab the Motown Writers Author Content Calendar for the upcoming month and get signed up for a new one every month!

Throughout the year one of the complaints by members is they never know what to post.

I decided to help out by giving you a calendar to push out content every day.

It's for beginners and intermediates to build consistency and content.

Each month you'll get something new so make sure you sign up for our blog | CLICK HERE


Thanks again for your support to our literary network and tag #MWN when you use this on your social media.


Each Month You Can get A Content Calendar for yourself where you are able to plan out your days specific to your book and genre.

For the beginner to intermediate in trying to create their author platform, or trying to build consistency but need the content.

Every month you can receive the content suggestions needed in order to help you bring in viewers and build your audience and reach.

If you would like a reminder to receive your month content calendar, please go to

If you want for free just put in 0.00, but if you'd like to make a kind donation to help our network strengthen, thank you. We appreciate any and all donations given. 

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