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

  • 5 days ago · 3:00 PM

    White Hart meetup

    5 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Take some time to discuss SF or anything else over a beer or lemonade at the Chatterbox.
  • May 12 · 7:00 PM

    East St Paul (ESP) Speculative Fiction Writers Meetup

    12 Speculative Fiction Writers | 3.50

    Our May Meetup will be hosted by Eli Berg-Maas. Nishi Peters will lead the topic of discussion on Archetypes.  There was a suggestion that we consider changing the... Learn more
  • May 3 · 2:00 PM

    May MSP Crit Group

    8 Speculative Fiction Writers

    Please see the discussion board for the thread pertaining to this meetup. Instructions on how to upload submissions and download the material for critique can be found... Learn more
  • May 3 · 12:00 PM

    The Critique Process

    21 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Getting feedback on your writing is a powerful tool for improving the quality of your work. At this meetup, we will discuss the following aspects of critique: • Using... Learn more
  • May 3 · 11:00 AM

    World/Future Building

    6 Speculative Fiction Writers | 4.00

    Not sure if whales can fly planes? How likely is Dublin to move to Indonesia? Get your background critiqued. 2nd Floor eating etc. area.[Details subject to change or... Learn more
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    "If you want to finish a story, finding a method for regularly getting your butt in a chair and fingers working with pen, pencil, or keyboard is very important. That is a method for writing. The motivation to write is another question...."


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