Write Club Bangalore, at the time of this writing, has survived (some would say thrived) for seventy-seven weeks. When it was first conceived, the founders wanted it to be a place where people came to write. Over the months we've tried to remain true to that philosophy, and we believe that you learn to write only by writing, and that some writing, regardless of its quality, is better than no writing.

Our meetups are structured around this premise. All our hosts strive to keep talking time to a minimum. They introduce a topic, give examples on how the topic is best written about, and then they give out exercises for the group to work on. Exercises typically take 40 minutes of writing time, and after that we have a session of reading where each member reads out his work.

We meet in the offices of Salmon Leap Associates which is located on the second floor of Sana Plaza, on 21/14A MG Road. Vijay, the man who runs the place, is one of our oldest members, and he graciously allows us to use his conference room week in, week out, free of cost.

We've recently begun archiving all our Write Club material. If you'd like to see what we're all about, please download some of the material from our previous session at the below link. It may help you make up your mind.

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  • 6 days ago · 2:00 PM

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    Hi guys! Last Saturday was good fun. I especially enjoyed the second exercise, where we had to write our 'final pieces'. It was interesting to see the combination of... Learn more
  • February 21 · 2:00 PM

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    Hi guys! Hope you had a good time at Nitish's session. Since it was Valentine's Day, I don't think we had our usual attendance levels, but that's all right. It must have... Learn more
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    Meetup 170

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    Hey guys! Last Saturday we had a session on fantasy, science fiction and magic realism hosted by Aseem. In many ways the structure of his session took us back to the... Learn more
  • February 7 · 2:00 PM

    Meetup 169

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    Hey guys! Hope you're all doing well. Last weekend Karthik took his first session at Write Club on viewpoint, and though I couldn't stay for the whole thing, whatever... Learn more
  • January 31 · 2:00 PM

    Meetup 168

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    Hi guys! Last weekend I thought we had an excellent session with Divesh, who did a great job as host on the first time of asking. I especially loved the first exercise,... Learn more
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