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‘Get Happy, Dammit,’ Grows Inspiration, Motivation, Supports Mental Health Initiatives

‘Get Happy, Dammit,’ Grows Inspiration, Motivation, Supports Mental Health Initiatives

The book, by Bristow writer Katherine Gotthardt, offers short essays, exercises and poetry as avenues to create inspiration and motivation, two necessary elements that can lead to greater happiness.

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Write by the Rails Announces ‘Poems Around Town’ Art Initiative

Write by the Rails Announces ‘Poems Around Town’ Art Initiative

| August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

The arts initiative is meant to encourage residents and visitors to “stop and read a piece of literary art” created by community members.

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R.P. Barr Will Represent Prince William in State Writing Competition

R.P. Barr Will Represent Prince William in State Writing Competition

Manassas writer R.P. Barr’s short story “Dinner Dishes” and poem “Seasons” won first place in the fiction and poetry categories of the first tier (local chapter) competition of the Virginia Writers Club’s annual Golden Nib Contest.

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Selection Panel Names Two Prince William Poets Laureate

Selection Panel Names Two Prince William Poets Laureate

Robert Scott of Haymarket, a novelist, and Alexandra “Zan” Hailey of Manassas, student at VCU, will share the position of Prince William Poet Laureate.

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Hylton Center’s Arts Alive Draws Arts Community Together

Hylton Center’s Arts Alive Draws Arts Community Together

Seventh grade Sarah Heresniak didn’t think her Saturday would be much fun. What she discovered was a world of art, including the kinds of literary activities she enjoys.

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WBTR, Art Council Presents Poet Laureate Selection Panel

WBTR, Art Council Presents Poet Laureate Selection Panel

Write By the Rails members in cooperation with the Prince William Arts Council selected a diverse group of residents to serve on the selection panel for Prince William County’s first poet laureate.

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PWC Arts Council, Hylton Center Present Arts Alive Festival

PWC Arts Council, Hylton Center Present Arts Alive Festival

Prince William County Arts Council and the Hylton Performing Arts Center are hosting their fourth annual Arts Alive Festival, a free, family-fun event

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Rising Writers of All Ages Gather to Share Knowledge, Experience

Rising Writers of All Ages Gather to Share Knowledge, Experience

Writers of all ages from around Prince William came together to share their knowledge of writing and publishing at the Write By the Rails (WBTR) first Rising Writer Workshop.

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