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Woodneath Writers: Story Cubes and Writing Resources

Mon, Nov 18 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
More information to come. A monthly meet-up designed to explore writing tips and topics through workshops, writing activities, presentations, etc. Open to writers of all skill levels.

NaNoWriMo Write-In

Tue, Nov 19 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
We’re here to help you generate 50,000 words in 30 caffeine-fueled days during National Novel Writing Month by hosting library write-ins.

Story Swap!

Thu, Nov 21 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
An open-mic storytelling event that's open to anyone! Put your name in the hat for a chance to share a seven-minute story, or just come to enjoy the show.

Local Author Fair

Sat, Nov 23 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Story Center Event

It’s time for our 6th annual Local Author Fair, and this year comes with a scavenger hunt. Search through the various genres and meet authors to win a prize.

NaNoWriMo Write-In

Sun, Nov 24 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
We’re here to help you generate 50,000 words in 30 caffeine-fueled days during National Novel Writing Month by hosting library write-ins.

Story Center Critique Group

Mon, Dec 2 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Bring five double-spaced copies of your manuscript and join a community of your writing peers to provide supportive and constructive critique of each other’s work. Contact branch for more details.

NaNoWriMo Wrap Party

Wed, Dec 4 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Come and celebrate the completion of National Novel Writing Month with food, fun, and additional information about what to do with your work now that November has ended.

Storytelling Certificate Celebration

Sat, Dec 7 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Join The Story Center and Metropolitan Community College as we recognize the participants that have earned their certificate from The Storytelling Certificate Program.

Readings for Writers

Wed, Dec 11 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Reading is fundamental to being a writer. Join The Story Center for an exploration of various titles on the writing craft from the Center’s resource collection.

River and Prairie Storyweavers

Sat, Dec 14 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Develop and tell your stories with the River and Prairie Storyweavers, a regional group that supports the art of storytelling and helps people realize their potential as storytellers.

Woodneath Writers: End of Year Wrap-up

Mon, Dec 16 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
More information to come. A monthly meet-up designed to explore writing tips and topics through workshops, writing activities, presentations, etc. Open to writers of all skill levels.

Story Swap!

Thu, Dec 19 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
An open-mic storytelling event that's open to anyone! Put your name in the hat for a chance to share a seven-minute story, or just come to enjoy the show.

River and Prairie Storyweavers

Sat, Jan 4 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Develop and tell your stories with the River and Prairie Storyweavers, a regional group that supports the art of storytelling and helps people realize their potential as storytellers.

Story Center Critique Group

Mon, Jan 6 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Bring five double-spaced copies of your manuscript and join a community of your writing peers to provide supportive and constructive critique of each other’s work. Contact branch for more details.

Getting Started on a Writing Project

Wed, Jan 8 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Organize your story thoughts with outlines, lists, mind maps, and discover tricks for getting around writer’s block. Come prepared to put pen to paper.

The How-To's of Telling Your Digital Story

Sat, Jan 11 2020
10:30am - 4:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
More information to come.Join Katina Bitsicas, Director of Digital Storytelling and Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri, to learn all of the necessary components to tell a digital story,

Archiver: How Missouri History Sounded

Mon, Jan 13 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Listen and discuss a podcast showcasing Kansas City regional stories as originally broadcast by KMBC radio in the mid-20th century and now archived in the Marr Sound Archives at the University of Miss

Interviewing Skills for Oral History

Wed, Jan 15 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Planning an oral history project? Working on one already? Led by Mark Livengood, Story Center Director, this program will help you develop the knowledge and skills to make your project succeed.

Story Swap!

Thu, Jan 16 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
An open-mic storytelling event that's open to anyone! Put your name in the hat for a chance to share a seven-minute story, or just come to enjoy the show.

World of Stories Book Group: The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Wed, Jan 22 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
More information to come. The latest installment in the Story Center's quarterly World of Stories book group, this conversation explores Alix E.

Storycrafting Fundamentals

Sat, Jan 25 2020
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Writer and storyteller Anthony Clark explores character development, point of view, the difference between showing and telling, and other story crafting techniques.

Woodneath Writers: Diversity in Fiction

Mon, Jan 27 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
More information to come. A monthly meet-up designed to explore writing tips and topics through workshops, writing activities, presentations, etc. Open to writers of all skill levels.

Archiver: How Missouri History Sounded

Tue, Jan 28 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Listen and discuss a podcast showcasing Kansas City regional stories as originally broadcast by KMBC radio in the mid-20th century and now archived in the Marr Sound Archives at the University of Miss