“ Well - NO WONDER THIS LITERARY GROUP IS INFAMOUS - OOPS - I CERTAINLY MEAN FAMOUS! I just attended my first of joyful experience chez Vicki, and I found it a powerful and indeed entertaining several hours! Vicki pulls together great talents of various sorts and an ambiance reveling in transcendent energies. ”
— Carolyn V. on Jul 28, 2015.
“ I highly recommended it! Always a treat! Don't miss it! ”
— Christinna G. on Jul 28, 2015.
“ A unique experience. It's a diverse, knowledgeable group with great attitude. ”
— William B. on Jan 28, 2015.
“ Incredible and always full of surprises and mind-blowing. Beyond grateful to be a part of this special group and so grateful to Vicki Abelson for sharing this powerful gift with us. ”
— Meredith R. on Jan 27, 2015.
“ I've been the still photographer for VA's Women Who Write since winter of 2010. I get to make friends with and spend time with a group of very highly functioning women. It's life changing. Magic each month. Dorothy Parker where ever she is is jealous. ”
— Linda A. on Dec 16, 2014.
“ Vicki's critique group is a great opportunity for me to connect with other women writers. It is not the regular critique group I've ever been to. We receive great direction of what to do and how to proceed with our written piece. Some members drive an hour to be there and I see how satisfied they return home. Thanks a million. ”
— catherine Y. on Nov 18, 2014.
“ It is my monthly indulgence. I love this group, and it is always very inspiring. ”
— Michelle H. on Aug 27, 2014.
“ Cindy was hilarious as always, and Michael was fabulous and incredibly engrossing. Thanks so much, Vicki! ”
— Alexis S. on Jul 30, 2014.
“ Fabulous. ”
— Carole H. on Jun 25, 2014.
“ Very creative, positive Salon! Thank you Vicki for busting your butt to keep it going! ”
— Debra G. on Jun 24, 2014.
“ The best! It's always different and always entertaining. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll be inspired. ”
— Catherine M. on May 27, 2014.
“ This meetup is so much fun! I&#039;ll be back! Thank you, Vicki! ”
— Elle on Feb 25, 2014.
“ This is one of the BEST MeetUp groups LA has to offer. Kudos to Vicki. I can't thank her enough for her graciousness and hospitality. ”
— Tracee J on Feb 25, 2014.
“ A gem in the rough. ”
— Joan R. on Feb 11, 2014.
“ literally and literary litany of linguistically talented ladies! (say that 3 times) ”
— lori n. on Jan 15, 2014.
“ Does it get better than this? ”
— Vicki A. on Jan 14, 2014.
“ Loved it - Great group of women, great concept. Look forward to more! ”
— TAMMY on Dec 10, 2013.
“ It was my first time and won't be the last. Barbara Sklar ”
— barbara s. on Oct 29, 2013.
“ She's a hustler, a shaker,and a mover...mama likes it !! ”
— Toni P. on Aug 27, 2013.
“ One of the best events I've been to in a long time! Thank you! ”
— Denise on Jul 30, 2013.
“ I am so glad to be a part of this group, I can't wait to keep learning growing and and experiencing with them :) ”
— Brittany on Jun 25, 2013.
“ One never knows what might get said at Vicky's Women's gathering, and that's a big part of the excitement! ”
— marie-ange on Jun 18, 2013.
“ Vicki Abelson has pulled off what not many could by inviting not just authors, but celebrity authors to share their writings with us normal folk. I'm happy to have found this group and look forward to many meetups in the future! ”
— Tami R. on May 30, 2013.
“ I am blown away at the energy and talent this group has. And leading the pack is Vicki, a loveable, vivacious ball of eclectic oomph! If after attending one of her events, and after basking in and absorbing some of the groups get-up-and-go, doesn’t kick you’re a$$ into high gear to write… you must be dead! ”
— Bobby "DeForest" S. on May 1, 2013.
“ Entertaining, energizing and inspiring! ”
— Mary N. on Apr 9, 2013.
“ so delicious I can't wait for the next one. ”
— Cathy G on Mar 26, 2013.
“ vicki is a very warm host who books the most interesting group of writers...it's a nice break in the day to spend a few hours at the salon....... ”
— ABBY on Mar 26, 2013.
“ Great! Can't wait till the next one. ”
— dorothea on Jan 29, 2013.
“ Vicki, please pardon me if I misspell the Yiddish. Your salon's are like a matchmaking party for 21st century creatives. You are a yenta for women seeking to find their creative voice, their next collaborator, their next contribution to this world. What a great matchmaker you are! ”
— Kathy on Nov 28, 2012.
“ Don't miss it - the experience should be part of your monthly self-nourishment. ”
— Peggy G. on Oct 16, 2012.
“ Intimate and inspiring ”
— Marita G. on Sep 25, 2012.