News Update

  • The Annual Writing Contest has been cancelled for this year. Please go to the Contest Page for a note from SWW President Rob Spiegel.
  • The Bimonthly Contest will resume May 1. Watch for the rules and a list of topics and deadlines coming soon to the Bimonthly Contest page.
  • Look for our newest membership perk — Author Pages — to be in place by the end of March.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings are free. Donations accepted.

Saturday, March 7, 10:00 am – noon
Using Storytelling Techniques to Breathe Life into Your Writing
— James McGrath Morris

Tuesday, March 17, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Building a Writing Career
— Jim Tritten

Saturday, April 4, 10:00 am – noon
Why We Write: Storytellers of Hope for an Uncertain World
— Jack Woodville London

Tuesday, April 21, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Poetry as Inspiration: A Panel Discussion
— Facilitator: Joanne Bodin

Saturday, May 2, 10:00 am – noon
How to Plot Without Plotting
— Mark Stevens

Tuesday, May 19, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Landscape: How Setting Creates Identity & Story
— Irene Blea

Saturday, June 6, 10:00 am – noon
Speaker and Topic TBA

Tuesday, June 16, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
OMGWTF?! (Old Mom Geezer Writing Teen Fiction): Cultivating a Voice Other Than Your Own
— Jennifer Ruden

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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.

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Classes & Workshops

CLASS ♦ 3-day Social Media Intensive for Writers
with Barbara C. Lemaire
Saturdays beginning February 28
3 sessions, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

WORKSHOP ♦ Turning Fact into Fiction: Bending the Truth to Make it Fit
♦ with Melody Groves
Saturday, March 21, 9:00 am – noon

WORKSHOP ♦ What Has to Happen Before That Can Happen: Planning the Novel, Character vs. Plot-driving, and Bringing it into the World
♦ with Jack Woodville London
Saturday, April 4, 12:30 – 2:30 pm

WORKSHOP ♦ How to Plot: Every Good Story Needs One
♦ with Melody Groves
Saturday, April 11, 9:00 am – noon

WORKSHOP ♦ Write What You Don’t Know
♦ with Mark Stevens
Saturday, May 2, 12:30 – 2:30 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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