Member Books

Monthly Meetings
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Saturday, Feb 12
10:00 am:
In Person & Zoom
♦ Jayne Ann Krentz:
Finding Your Voice and Core Story

Wednesday, Feb 23
6:30 pm via Zoom
♦ Lauren Wolk:
The Art and Business of Writing for Young Readers

Saturday, Mar 12
10:00 am:
In Person & Zoom
♦ Jodi Thomas:
Why Write a Series?

Wednesday, Mar 23
6:30 pm via Zoom
♦ Nancy Rubin Stuart:
Using Fiction Techniques to Shape Non-Fiction

Saturday, Apr 9
10:00 am:
In Person & Zoom
♦ Jonathan Miller:
How to Turn your Life into a Novel

Wednesday, Apr 27
6:30 pm via Zoom
♦ Ellen Meeropol:
Evil Characters We Love to Hate

Saturday, May 14
10:00 am:
In Person & Zoom
♦ Kristin Owens:
The Personal, Personal Essay

Wednesday, May 25
6:30 pm via Zoom
♦ Susan Katz:
Why Every Writer Needs an Editor

Author Interviews and Author Pages

If you’re a member of SouthWest Writers (SWW) and have a book to promote, email Kathy to schedule a website interview.

Current SWW members can have an Author Page on this site. Enter your information through the online submission form.

2022 Meetings
2nd Saturday & 4th Wednesday

~ Schedule Changed ~

In-Person Meetings

~ UNM Continuing Education ~

SWW Swag
Branded Products

~ Now Available ~

January SouthWest Sage ~ Now Online ~

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Professional Services Directory
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Go to Workshops for more information.

Social Media 101
Presented by Elizabeth Layton
Saturday: February 12
12:30 – 2:30 pm

Keeping Your Eye on the Prose (not the press)
Presented by Lauren Wolk
Saturday: March 12
12:30 – 2:30 pm

Creating Three-Dimensional Characters
Presented by Melody Groves
Saturday: April 9
12:30 – 2:30 pm

A Conversation with Poets: Poetic Collaboration
Presented by Geraldine Mills & Lisa C. Taylor
Saturday: April 23
12:00 – 2:00 pm MT, 2:00 – 4:00 pm ET, 7:00 – 9:00 pm in Ireland


Go to Classes for more information.

Crafting a Nonfiction Book Proposal
Presented by Loretta Hall
4 weeks, Saturdays: February 12 – March 5
3:00 – 5:00 pm

What classes and workshops would you like to see offered this year? Contact our Class/Workshop Coordinator at Info@SWWriters.com to let us know.

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