Bimonthly Writing Contest

News Update

  • Starting in May, Rogue Writers — a new SWW branch — will meet monthly on the second Tuesday 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.
  • The Bimonthly Contest has resumed. Go to the Bimonthly Contest page for rules, topics, and deadlines.
  • Author Pages are here! If you’re a current SWW member, enter your information through the online submission form.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings are free. Donations accepted.

Saturday, June 6, 10:00 am – noon
Storytelling: It’s Harder Than You Think
— Kirk Ellis

Tuesday, June 9, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
A Rogue Writers Meeting
at Aux Dog Theatre
How to Screw Up Your Writing Career
— Steve Brewer

Tuesday, June 16, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Landscape: How Setting Creates Identity & Story
— Irene Blea

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
— Elise Mchugh

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.

  • June 6: Tackling the Elusive Art of Poetry
    with Joanne Bodin
  • July 4: Networking Isn’t a Four-Letter Word
    with Joycelyn Campbell
  • August 1: Improve Your Language Tools
    with Grace LaBatt

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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