South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. 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 meet every Friday online through Slack (no …

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A Gathering of Poets

We gather monthly at different Tacoma Public Library branches (this month at Moore, 215 S 56th St, Tacoma, WA 98408). Voices of Tacoma: A Gathering of Poets is partly funded by the Tacoma Artists Initiative Program and, in addition to the monthly Gatherings, hosts workshops and events to support the literary arts community in the …

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Taking the Mystery Out of Writing a Mystery

Join mystery writers Maria Barrs (ML Barrs), Roxanne Dunne, and Jeffrey Briggs for a panel discussion covering all aspects of writing mystery fiction.  There will also be a drawing for free copies.  Topics include: Types of mystery stories (i.e., cozy, suspense, thriller, amateur sleuth, etc) Developing characters and plots Outlining vs “pantsing” Editing and being …

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South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. 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 meet every Friday online through Slack …

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South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

We’re the <a href=”https://www.reddit.com/r/Oly_Spec_Fic_Writers/” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group</a>. 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 meet every Friday …

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South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. 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 meet every Friday online through Slack …

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Teen Writing & Art Contest: Lacey Loves to Read 2024

Teens in grades 6-12 who live in the North Thurston Public Schools service area are invited to enter the 2024 Lacey Loves to Read Teen Writing & Art Contest! This contest is sponsored by Lacey Loves to Read member organizations Timberland Regional Library, North Thurston Public Schools, City of Lacey, and many community partners. The …

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Write in the Harbor

Register by Sept. 13 to get the early bird rate for Write in the Harbor, the regional writers’ conference held each November at Tacoma Community College’s Gig Harbor campus. This year’s conference will be held Nov. 3 – 4. The conference begins Friday night with an address by Keynote Speaker Putsata Reang, an author and …

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South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

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 …

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