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  • Just Write Chicago

     update [masked]) continues to be a remarkable group, there's kindness, encouragement, good suggestions/ideas exchanged--this tone set by the organizers, nick and michael. i wish we met multiple times a week and for longer! // this is a great group, varied, thoughtful, supportive. lots of talent. im looking forward to getting to know these writers, even share some of the writing. writing in presence of other writers writing. (also chocolate donuts). 

    on Feb 9, 2017.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I like that it meets in the Hyde Park Art Center because the galleries offer material to stir up our creative juices. When my writing petered out, I walked thru and viewed several exhibits and then had revived energy to continue writing. I plan on coming at least monthly. 

    on Sep 29, 2016.

  • Just Write Chicago

     This was my first time attending and I really like the concept. The coffee shop was very nice. I was sorry to leave before the discussion (I was freezing cold! Any excuse to stop, right?) but I did get some good writing in and will join again. 

    on May 15, 2016.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Lovely group of people. Great energy. 

    on Apr 5, 2016.

  • Just Write Chicago

     This is one of the best writing groups in the city. The organizers have a great schedule, lots of options for Meetups, and every session is productive and helpful because of the arrangement of the schedule. The folks are supportive and it is all very easygoing and fun to get to know different writers in the city. This is exactly the kind of group YOU (yes, you) need to get your writing done. 

    on Dec 29, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Motivating and supportive. 

    on Dec 6, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Cool to hear what others are writing about and to exchange tips 

    on Nov 14, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I like being in the presence of other talented writers. 

    on Sep 8, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I am looking forward to spending some time writing as part of a group. Rick 

    on Aug 31, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Great I really enjoyed myself. 

    on Aug 1, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I really enjoyed my first Just Write meetup. Looking forward to attending another one, soon. It was a very productive writing session for me, and I enjoyed the discussion afterward. 

    on Jul 27, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Good to see you 

    on Jul 19, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Really friendly group, super encouraging of writing and with a great sense of humor. 

    on Jul 3, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     It is interesting and inspiring. I like meeting others who have the same interest as I have, hearing about what they are working on and I get writing ideas from the meetings. 

    on May 9, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Productive & Worthwhile 

    on Apr 14, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Great meeting everyone today. Thanks for your encouragement and ideas! 

    on Apr 10, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Awesome! 

    on Apr 2, 2015.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Although I have not been in a while. The Hyde Park group at the Sip is faithfully consistent and productive. Super nice people. Location is perfect for me, especially in the winter. 

    on Nov 24, 2014.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Great group overall. The concept works! 

    on Nov 2, 2014.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Really like the people in the group. The location is convenient and comfortable, too. 

    on Oct 6, 2014.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Awesome 

    on Oct 3, 2014.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Fun and welcoming! 

    on Jul 18, 2014.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Happy I discovered Just Write Chicago! 

    on Jun 13, 2014.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Awesome group. Just what the doctor ordered! 

    on Mar 7, 2014.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I loved this first meeting that I attended. I will definitely be back. 

    on Oct 17, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Wish I can attend more often..miss Joy's group in Logan Square, as well as the Dollop sessions and would like to make it to the others. 

    on Oct 15, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Liked it a lot. I plan to attend the next event on my next free day. 

    on Oct 13, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I'm excited about meeting up with "Just Write" and maybe I can enhance my writing skills as well. :) 

    on Sep 19, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I learn so much each time! 

    on Aug 26, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Joy, I thank you for your choice of place, time and just getting this writer's meet up started. I found the group a great creative and resourceful brew ,like a fine cup of coffee ( and by the way the New Wave coffee shop does make great java!!!) See you at the next meeting. 

    on Jul 15, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     It's great the way it was organized and everyone had something to share. I was completely satisfied with the format and direction of the meet and the place was great. I totally enjoyed the time of silence just to write with no interference. 

    on Jul 2, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     excellent 

    on Jun 5, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Great group of people, will attend again. 

    on May 23, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     A fantastic group of writers and I look forward to staying connected to this community! 

    on May 12, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Very Fun. Interesting People. Received Very Helpful Tips. 

    on Feb 21, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I think this is a wonderful group. I enjoyed the fact that everyone is helping each other with writing issues. I also enjoyed discussing the writing process in general. 

    on Jan 18, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I will defintely attend again. 

    on Jan 12, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Awesome, I will be back!!! 

    on Jan 8, 2013.

  • Just Write Chicago

     A valued resource for writers. 

    on Nov 4, 2012.

  • Just Write Chicago

     !!!! 

    on Nov 1, 2012.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Excellent group; enjoyed the conversation, fun and I learned a lot from listening to others talk about their writing projects. Look forward to the next meeting. 

    on Sep 11, 2012.

  • Just Write Chicago

     It was fun, I had a good time. 

    on Jun 21, 2012.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I can't wait to go next Thursday. It's already on my calendar. 

    on Mar 2, 2012.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Love It! 

    on Mar 1, 2012.

  • Just Write Chicago

     It's just lovely. 

    on Feb 10, 2012.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Whatever your genre, style, technique, or subject, any project can benefit from our patented peer pressure process in which you are spurred on to write because everyone else is doing it! If you want less critiquing and more writing, this is the group for you! 

    on Feb 10, 2012.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Excellent group for writers who just need a regular writing date. 

    on Jan 27, 2012.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I love the group. It's great for writers of any level. If you're just thinking of a book, genre doesn't matter and everyone who attends is very serious/passionate about his or her projects. It's a great way to get some great feed back, find some solutions to story challenges just by putting the problem on the table and the group is full of cool people. 

    on Dec 16, 2011.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Glad I finally attended a meeting and I'll definitely be back. 

    on Nov 23, 2011.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Fun group. Really enjoyed it. 

    on Oct 20, 2011.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Great group of talented writers and I'm looking forward to next week! 

    on Oct 14, 2011.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Great! I just hope we can meet more than once a month. 

    on Sep 15, 2011.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Nice-nice. I will be faithfully attending while I have Thursday eves free. Can't wait to get outta classes. The people are super nice and attentive, I loved the diversity. The leadership is even and friendly, very smart, well run group with interesting things to say. 

    on Apr 1, 2011.

  • Just Write Chicago

     If you want to write and can't find the time or the discipline, this is the group for you. 

    on Feb 18, 2011.

  • Just Write Chicago

     It's cool. I like the different perspectives of people, and hearing what fellow writers are writing. 

    on Feb 18, 2011.

  • Just Write Chicago

     I like the group. 

    on Oct 22, 2010.

  • Just Write Chicago

     A very casual group without any critiquing. Its main purpose is to encourage and cross-motivate each other to keep writing. I wasn't certain about it at first--I generally write alone and don't talk about what I write until it's finished. But, the environment of other writers and talking about blocks and other obstacles that get in the way of writing really outweighs it. I'd invite anyone who is writing anything from poetry to technical manuals to drop in on this group. 

    on Jun 17, 2010.

  • Just Write Chicago

     This is a great group for anyone who is like me, who needs a bit of help with disciplining themselves to sit down and write. 

    on May 14, 2010.

  • Just Write Chicago

     Others should join to meet and relay their own writing experiences. 

    on Feb 19, 2010.

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