Minnesota Writers of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Speculative Fiction, Magical Realism, Horror -- If you're exploring the worlds beyond mainstream literature, MinnSpec welcomes you.     


Come to network, hear readings from works in progress, swap story critiques, and talk shop.  Our members range from those just starting out to established authors with multiple book contracts.


Want to know more? Check our About Page, or read one of our group's anthologies!

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Recent Meetups

  • Yesterday · 6:00 PM

    Write-Along at El Norteno

    8 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00 5.003

    What's a Write-Along? Simply put, it's a writing workshop, with a hint of parlor games, group therapy, and beer/food. The Agenda, roughly speaking, will be: - Round of... Learn more
  • 4 days ago · 12:15 AM

    Ruination: City of Dust

    2 Speculative Fiction Writers

    IT IS THE YEAR 2314. The city of Minneapolis is abandoned and covered in dust. Teams of explorers brave the harsh conditions to dig the ruins, searching for answers.... Learn more
  • 5 days ago · 12:00 PM


    7 Speculative Fiction Writers

    http://www.arcanacon.com/Arcana44.php ARCANA 44 October 17-19, 2014 Best Western Hotel, Bandana Square, St. Paul, Minn. (from I-94, north on Lexington Pkwy, west... Learn more
  • October 14 · 7:00 PM

    East St Paul (ESP) Speculative Fiction Writers Meetup

    21 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00 5.006

    For October, we will once again be doing a Flash Fiction exercise. Everyone is encouraged to write a Halloween-themed piece of less than 500 words to read aloud. We... Learn more
  • October 12 · 3:00 PM

    White Hart Meetup

    9 Speculative Fiction Writers | 4.50 4.504

    This is not a critique meetup though readings and discussion of stories is encouraged. This is a tavern get together and named in respect of Arthur C. Clarke's White... Learn more
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