2014 Contest Winners Announced

This year’s annual contest resulted in significant achievements: literary agents requested contact information for four of our contestants.

Contest winners hail from Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, Washington state, and the United Kingdom.

See the Annual Writing Contest page for the list of winners.

Other News

♦ 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.

  • October 4: Magazine Writing
  • November 1: NaNoWriMo
  • January 3: Point of View

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Upcoming Meetings

Members free, guests $10, students $5

Tuesday, September 16, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
New Life for an Old Book:
The Reissue of Dissonance

— Lisa Lenard-Cook

Saturday, October 4, 10:00 am – noon
How to Write Short Stories
(Not that I know the secret)

— David Edgerley Gates

Tuesday, October 21, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Inspiration: Finding Your Muse/Mojo/Motivation for Nonfiction
— Johnny Boggs

Saturday, November 1, 10:00 am – noon
Topic & Speaker to Be Announced

Tuesday, November 18, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
“Are We There Yet?”
— Sarah H. Baker

Saturday, December 6, 10:00 am – noon
Independent Publishing 101:
What You Need to Know to Be Successful at Publishing Your
Own Work

— Robin Cutler

Tuesday, December 16, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
No Meeting Due to the Holidays
Join us in 2015 for another great writing year!

Classes & Workshops

WORKSHOP ♦ An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation for Writers
with Debra Falcon
Saturday, October 11, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

CLASS ♦ Strangeness: Writing Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Worlds on the Bias
with Betsy James
Wednesdays beginning October 1
6 sessions, 5:45 – 7:45 pm

CLASS ♦ How to Write for Magazines:
Or How to Bag Your First Magazine Assignment

with Melody Groves
Mondays beginning November 3
4 sessions, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

CLASS ♦ Three-Day Social Media Intensive for Writers
with Barbara Lemaire
Saturdays beginning October 8
3 sessions, Noon to 4 pm

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