Hello and welcome to the official MPL Writer’s Group blog!

The MPL Writer’s Group is a creative writing group that meets virtually and in-person every first Tuesday in Morrill Public Library’s Small Meeting Room, 6:00-7:00 PM CST.

Whether you are an experienced writer or new to the writing field, or if you are just curious about the writing process, there is something for everyone in the MPLWG! Our main online meeting hub is the Facebook group MPL Writer’s Group Hangout, which you can access by clicking here.

Keep a look out for more blog posts and updates. We can’t wait to meet you!


Writing Prompt #1 – What Is Your Work In Progress About?

The MPL Writer’s Group will occasionally feature writing prompts and other activities on this blog. Writing prompts are helpful for

Summer Hiatus Update

The MPL Writer’s Group will be taking a summer hiatus for hybrid lectures until September 5th, 2023.  We thank you

MPLWG Hangout Information

The MPL Writer’s Group Hangout is a Facebook group where the online lectures and group discussions take place. If you would

A Short Social Media Platform Guide For Writers, Part 3

For this blog post, we’ll be covering two major video-based platforms that are YouTube and TikTok   TikTok   TikTok

A Short Social Media Platform Guide For Writers, Part 2

This post will be a short overview on other social media platforms writers can use. The platforms explored in brief

A Short Social Media Platform Guide For Writers, Part 1

There is no denying it: social media is part of our daily lives and it is here to stay. This

Does Word Count Matter?

Word count often pops up in reader’s circle, but what does it mean? Why is it important? And is it

A Beginner’s Guide To Poetry

Poetry is difficult to define and there are multiple styles of poetry to be found by a variety of authors,

Why Writers Need An Official Blog

“If you build it, they will come.” It is a common phrase with some truth, especially if you are trying

Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing

Self-publishing and traditional publishing have their strengths and weaknesses and both forms of publishing are valid. So how and why

Protagonist vs. Antagonist

In most stories, the hero and the villain are the main focus. They are referred to as the protagonist and antagonist, respectively. But what

Plotter, Pantster, or Plantser?

There are three categories of writers, depending on how they write and how they prepare their manuscripts. These categories include plotters,

Show, Don’t Tell

“Show, don’t tell.” You have probably heard this phrase before but what does it mean? Let’s go over two examples

The Benefits of Notebook Paper

Despite the wide array of word processor technology at our fingertips, nothing beats writing like writing on notebook paper. Writing

Why A Fellowship of Writers Is Important

Being a writer is known for being a solitary position. However, writers at times need support of other writers, as