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Memoir Conference

Saturday, September 12
Learn how to bring your memories to life. Check out the Conference page.
Registration opens July 1.

Bimonthly Contest

For rules, topics, and deadlines, go to the Contest page. See a list of the 2015 Bimonthly Winners here.

Author Pages

Author Pages are here!
If you’re a current SWW member, enter your information through the online submission form.


Other News

Rogue Writers — a new SWW branch — meets on the second Tuesday of every month at Aux Dog Theatre near UNM, 3011 Monte Vista Blvd NE. See the meeting details below, highlighted in blue, and on our Meetings page. Click here for directions.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings are free. Donations accepted.


Saturday, July 4, 10:00 am – noon
Online Writing Opportunities –
An Expanding Universe

— Rob Spiegel


Tuesday, July 14, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
A Rogue Writers Meeting
at Aux Dog Theatre
How to Choose a Topic for Your Magazine Article
— Melody Groves


Tuesday, July 21, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Making it Real
— Jane Lindskold


Saturday, August 1, 10:00 am – noon
How to Turn Your Life into a (Successful) Book…And Not Get Sued
— Jonathan Miller


Tuesday, August 11, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
A Rogue Writers Meeting
at Aux Dog Theatre
Topic To Be Announced
— Genevieve Mueller


Tuesday, August 18, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
A LERA Co-Meeting
Defying Gravity – Writing Cross-Genre and Succeeding Anyway
— Jeffe Kennedy


Keep Updated

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Brown Bag Sessions

Join us after our Saturday morning meetings for 30+ minute discussions of interest to writers. Bring a lunch – sessions start about 12:30 pm.

  • July 4: Networking Isn’t a Four-Letter Word
    with Joycelyn Campbell
  • August 1: Improve Your Language Tools
    with Grace LaBatt
  • September 5: Developing a Strong Online Presence
    with Zack Wheeler

Classes & Workshops


CLASS ♦ Getting at It: Inviting the Good Stuff
♦ with Betsy James
Wednesdays, 5:45 – 7:45 pm
6 weeks, beginning June 17

CLASS ♦ Crafting a Nonfiction Book Proposal
♦ with Loretta Hall
Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
4 weeks, beginning August 8

CLASS ♦ Weirdness: Writing the Shadow Season
♦ with Betsy James
Thursdays, 5:45 – 7:45 pm
6 weeks, beginning October 15

WORKSHOP ♦ Websites for Writers
♦ with Loretta Hall
Saturday, October 17, 1:00 – 5:00 pm


What classes and workshops would you like to see offered this year? Contact our Class/Workshop Coordinator at SWWriters@juno.com to let us know.

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