Captivated by Movies

Captivated by Movies

Did you catch the 95th Academy Awards ceremony on March 12th? There were some amazing moments! Who wasn’t crying during Ke Huy Quan’s acceptance speech? Whether or not, you got to watch the Oscars or even got to see any of the movies nominated, all the buzz gets us excited about movies. Do you know who really gets excited about movies? The PWN Screen Academy.  

An Imprecise List of Essay Possibilities by Kate Devine

An Imprecise List of Essay Possibilities

by Kate Devine
For as long as I can remember, I’ve attempted to make sense of my life by arranging words on a page. Sometimes, a poem appears. Other times, it’s a longer, narrative piece. But where I especially like to dwell is the space between poem and essay, or what is called the lyric essay, or an alternative form.

Captivated by Love 2.15.23

Captivated by Love

Our Writers Reveal Their Favorite Love Story
Valentine’s Day has come and gone but we at Project Write Now believe the whole month of February should embrace the theme of love. Love has the power to inspire, heal, and bring people together, and it’s a feeling worth celebrating. We love. This month, we asked our writers to share their favorite stories about love. Whether it’s their own romance or a favorite TV series or book about love, we asked them to share the love stories that captivate them. Here are their responses …

Memorable Birds in Books

by Alyson Mosquera Dutemple
In honor of the 26th annual Great Backyard Bird Count taking place from February 17 to February 20 this year, we here at Project Write Now are celebrating birds in books. From Poe’s infamous raven to Donna Tartt’s stolen goldfinch painting, birds have long captivated poets, novelists, children’s book writers, and essayists. Here’s a list of some memorable avian characters in poetry, fiction, and memoir you can check out the next time you’re in need of feathery inspiration.

Captivated by Getting Cozy

Our Team Reveals How They Get and Stay Cozy in the Winter
Ah, winter is here with its colder temps and shorter days. For us writers, it means we have an excuse to snuggle up on our couch with a blanket and a book or our laptop. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? We asked our Team members what are some of the ways they get cozy during the winter months. Here’s what they said:

2023 #writinggoals

Writing Goals

Have you made your 2023 writing resolutions yet? Now is the time to think about your writing goals. What do you want to achieve by the year’s end? Do you want to explore your creativity? Get published in a lit mag? Tell your story to a live audience? Whatever your dreams, Project Write Now is here to help you achieve them. Below we offer some inspiration along with the classes and workshops that can help you reach your goals

2022 Reflections

Happy 2023! Instead of creating a list of resolutions or setting new goals, we at Project Write Now thought it would be nice to take a moment to look back.
So much happened in 2022 that we are so grateful for. We not only expanded our team and expanded our reach outside of New Jersey (and even the United States), but we also were able to get back in person with workshops and events in our local community.
No matter where we were or whom we connected with, one thing remained the same: our commitment to build communities of hope and empathy through storytelling.