NIGHT SESSIONS: a virtual writing cafe

Night Sessions: A Virtual Writing Cafe.   What:  A pandemic-born, Zoom-y, three-hour chunk of quiet nighttime writing alongside your fellow authors. Sunday through Thursday nights.   Why: You like the nightlife, baby. We know. But it’s the pandemic. And you’re a parent. So get cranking on your novel/essay/memoir or whatever writing you want to get […]

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The Meaning of Fellowship

Please enjoy this beautiful open letter from 2019-2020’s Fellow Anjali Vaidya, to 2021’s Fellowship winners. (We awarded two Juror’s Prizes because it was extraordinary to us that any writer was able to create anything new in March-April of this year of pandemic parenting and political and racial turmoil) October 22, 2020San Diego, CA Dear Dawn, […]

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Don’t miss our last three Literary Salons!

The 2019-2020 season ends with three HUGE and amazing salons: MARCH 10 – THE BODY Three authors talk about all things body-related and how their writing relates to this fascinating topic – David Ebenbach, Kathy Curto, and Caroline Hagood are all multi-talented writers of various genres and all will be present and reading from new […]

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New from our Partners

2020 is the decade of the writing parent! We are thrilled to announce two new accountability meetups that will begin in 2020 to help writers raising kids stay on creative track! As always, all genres and types of writing projects are welcome, so whether you’re working on a screenplay or a memoir based on your […]

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Announcing the winner of an AWP registration!

We are delighted to announce the winner of our drawing for an AWP20 registration – remember that all Title Members of any level were entered to win (one chance for a Laundry Marker level membership all the way up to four chances for a Fountain Pen Level) — and this year we have a great […]
Jen Hinst-White and Sarah Lybrand - two Matriartists.

Jen Hinst-White and Sarah Lybrand – two Matriartists.

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We are changing the world

Just this week, the Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Michael Chabon wrote an article for GQ called “Are Kids the Enemy of Writing?” – it is a longread. The title is tongue in cheek. It begins with an anecdote where a colleague tells him under no circumstances should he have a child if he wants a […]

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