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South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Workshop on Picking Masterworks
February 10 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm PST
We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. We’ve been meeting every Friday for the past two years via Slack (no video or audio. only text). We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We’re open to any writers living in the South Sound (Thurston, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pierce counties)
South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers is modeled after the North Seattle SciFi and Fantasy Writers, intensive speculative fiction workshops, and Brooklyn Speculative Fiction Writers. All writing communities with the mindset of helping writers improve as professionals through workshops, exercises, and informed critiques. These groups aim for more than simple critique exchanges like most writing groups and prepare people for careers as writers and authors. South Sound Spec Writers was designed with all of that in mind!
Ultimately the goal and aim of South Sound Spec Writers is to make writers better so that they can reach their career goals. Our setup isn’t great for hobby writers, journalers, or writers who have generally given up on publishing. We’re writers who take writing and our careers seriously while having fun learning how to make this crazy thing called writing work.
Writers who come to the group and participate are there to learn, grow, and become professionally published authors, whether full-time or part-time. This group is excellent for beginners and pros (we have both!) and all those in-between.
If you can’t make it this Friday, no worries! We meet every week on this schedule:
First Friday- Critiques
Second Friday- Workshop/tutorials
Third Friday- Critiques
Fourth Friday- Decompress and talk shop
Occasional Fifth Friday- Creative Writing Book Club