Bimonthly Writing Contest

Memoir Conference

Saturday, September 12.
Tell your story as only you can, and bring your memories to life. Check out the Conference page.

Bimonthly Contest

The next contest begins September 1. Go to the Contest page for details. 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, September 5, 10:00 am – noon
That’s A Great Idea…So What’s the Story?
— Robert E. Vardeman

Tuesday, September 8, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
A Rogue Writers Meeting
at Aux Dog Theatre
What an Editor Looks for in a Manuscript
— Elise McHugh

Tuesday, September 15, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Learn to Write to Your Strengths
— Kate Braverman

Saturday, October 3, 10:00 am – noon
I Stayed Up Until Four AM: Creating and Maintaining Suspense
— Robin Perini

Tuesday, October 13, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
A Rogue Writers Meeting
at Aux Dog Theatre
Technical Can Be Creative
— Juan Aranda

Tuesday, October 20, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Myth in Writing
— Shari Tarbet

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.

  • September 5: Developing a Strong Online Presence
    with Zack Wheeler
  • October 3: No BBS—click here for information about Sarah Bakers’ workshop.

Classes & Workshops

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

WORKSHOP ♦ Giving Voice to the People in Your Head
♦ with Sarah H. Baker
Saturday, October 3, 12:30 – 2:30 pm

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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