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News Update

  • Starting in May, Rogue Writers — a new SWW branch — will meet monthly on the second Tuesday at Aux Dog Theatre near UNM. See their meeting details below, highlighted in blue, and on our Meetings page. Click here for directions.
  • Author Pages are here! If you’re a current SWW member, enter your information through the online submission form. Go to the Author Pages tab in the menu bar above to see examples submitted by the board of directors.
  • 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. Go to the Bimonthly Contest page for rules, topics, and deadlines.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings are free. Donations accepted.


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 12, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
A Rogue Writers Meeting
Getting Into a Monthly Magazine
— Teresa Ewers


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


Saturday, June 6, 10:00 am – noon
Topic To Be Announced
— Kirk Ellis


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


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


Saturday, July 4, 10:00 am – noon
Topic To Be Announced
— Rob Spiegel


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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.

  • April 4: No BBS — click here for information about Jack London’s workshop.
  • May 2: No BBS — click here for information about Mark Stevens’ workshop.
  • July 4: Networking Isn’t a Four-Letter Word
    with Joycelyn Campbell

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Classes & Workshops


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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