A writing group for the early birds or wannabe early birds who aspire to get some writing done in the early hours before the day everything. This is not an evaluation or critique meetup (necessarily), but just a shared commitment to starting the day with coffee, camaraderie and keystrokes. May it serve as a building block for your morning writing practice no matter what kind of writing you're doing.

At this time there is one weekly meeting, Sunday morning. Saturdays and weekdays have been discussed. We're talking about an evening get together just to have a drink or meal and get to know each other with no writing. Some people are sharing their work outside of the group.

This meeting starts at 8:30 am, with half an hour to get plugged in and the chat out of our systems.  Promptly at 9:00 am we go quiet and start working. Please bring headphones or whatever you need to go deep into your writing cave and allow others to work. An hour later, you're free, little birdy. You may leave or hang out, while of course respecting the space of anyone who might still be writing.

To give credit where credit is due, this format is borrowed (with love) from Sit Down, Shut Up and Write, a long established writing group that did the work of demonstrating the wisdom of this system.  I encourage you to write with these good people during their much more reasonable evening and afternoon hours.

But if you think you have the stones to get up early, please join us.

 

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