Colchester - East Hants Public Library


Word Nerds Teen Writing Group @ the Truro Branch

Are you a teen who loves to write? Join other word nerds at our supportive writers group in the Truro Branch (754 Prince Street, Truro, NS.). Meetings take place on the first Thursday of the month from 6:00-7:30 pm

We share what we’re working on, help each other reach our writing goals, and write together in one glorious word nerd herd.


A Typical In Person Meeting:

  • The Word Nerds – 2 minute introduction by each member about what is new in our writing lives including their goals, difficultiess, and successes
  • Word Preferred  -- Lovely Word of the Month
  • Word Turd – Detestable Word of the Month
  • Word Bird – Writing Book, Tip  and/or Tech Tool of the Month and other business, like who is sourcing next month’s content
  • Word Stirred – writing prompt or exercise
  • Word Heard /Herd – Two people will read a piece or a special speaker will present (Heard) or everyone will write together on their separate projects (Herd)
  • Word Confirmed – Debrief, next meeting date given, confirm responsibilities and next months’ writing goals


Word Nerds ONLINE Feedback Group

Are you a teen who loves to write but can’t make it into the Truro Branch for our Word Nerd meetings? Or a teen who wants constructive feedback on your writing? Join Word Nerds ONLINE.  

It’s an encouraging, online writing group where you can give and receive feedback on your writing. This secure group is moderated by Laura Aliese Miedema, local writer & staff member.


Word Nerds ONLINE Feedback Group Registration Form


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