Alaska Writers Guild  - Supporting Alaska's Writers

Welcome to the Interior Chapter of 

the Alaska Writers Guild

If you are a writer in Interior Alaska you are in good company. We have a wealth of writing talent in our area so let the Guild connect you to writers, poets, publishers, editors, and reviewers.

    • Attend one of our free monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings include guest speakers or interactive activities that celebrate and teach writing.
    • Join the Interior Writers Workshop. We meet the fourth Sunday of each month for face-to-face critique of up to ten pages of your writing. 

Be part of this dynamic and supportive community!

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Interior Chapter - Monthly Meeting 

Tuesday, July 19, 7:00 pm
Bear Gallery in Pioneer Park

The Five fingers of writing

Writer to Writer Night with Jim Misko

Author success is right at our fingertips. Novelist Jim Misko will present about the five fingers of writing-

1. Write a good book

2. Hire a good editor

3. Hire a good agent 

4. Go with a good publisher

5. Market the book

Join us in welcoming Jim Misko to Fairbanks and the Interior Chapter. He has good advice for anyone whatever stage of writing they are in.

About Jim’s work-

Jim Misko's new novel, As All My Fathers Were, won the GOLD in popular fiction at the Benjamin Franklin Awards sponsored by the Independent Book Publishers Association at their national convention in Austin, Texas, April 11th. Other awards include Nebraska Book of the Year Award GOLD, 2016 Feathered Quill GOLD winner in adult fiction, GOLD in NABE Achievement Awards for fiction

His previous publications include Creative Financing of Real Estate; How to Finance Any Real Estate, Any Place, Any Time; and How to Finance Any Real Estate, Any Place, Any Time - Strategies That Work!

Presenter Bio-

Jim Misko grew up in Ord, Nebraska, moved to Oregon, and then to Alaska in 1974. He has worked as an oil field roughneck, logger, forest service lookout, planer mill hand, truck driver, mink rancher, journalist, school teacher and real estate broker.

Jim and his wife Patti live in Alaska in the summer and California in the winter.

Interior Chapter Workshop

Sunday, July 31 @ 1:00 pm

Rasmuson Library on UAF Campus

Meet for a face to face workshop/critique session. Send your submissions of no more than ten double spaced pages to for distribution. Deadline to submit is Saturday, July 23. 


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