“ If I'm a member, it has to be great. Seriously, members are very helpful and supportive ”
— on Apr 13, 2016.
“ I am so thrilled to find this group and honored to be welcomed (at least so far). The respect and encouragement given at meetings is so helpful. I am now glued to my computer writing, writing...writing. Thank you all. ”
— on Feb 25, 2016.
“ Insightful and thought provoking critique. Enjoyable time spent discussing our shared passion. ”
— on Nov 10, 2015.
“ wonderful ”
— on Jul 15, 2015.
“ I was very nervous when I submitted my first work to be critiqued, and even more when it came time to hear what people had to say about it. This group made that so easy for me! You all had so much to say, and all of it encouraging. I learned a lot and am excited as I apply that feedback. Thank you!! Can't wait for the next meeting. :) ”
— on Sep 18, 2014.
“ I always learn something to apply to my own writing, even when my piece is not being critiqued. A very friendly and open group. ”
— on Sep 4, 2014.
“ Good. A diverse group with some very knowledgeable people. It's a pleasure to associate with them. As I become more comfortable with the process I believe I can be a better contribution. It's important to get others' perspective on my writing. (This review was written years ago... I think it is still appropriate. ”
— on Sep 3, 2014.
“ Great people, great critiques, all in a friendly, open-minded environment. ”
— on Apr 8, 2014.
“ as a novice to writing I was a bit anxious how I would be received but it has been a very energizing, constructive experience. I have found the members to be generous and with good humor. Thanks Kitsap Writers Group ”
— on Nov 2, 2013.
“ Great, as always. ”
— on Aug 14, 2013.
“ Speaking as a newbie, I found it supportive, fun, casual and informative. This feels like fertile ground for the encouragement of good work. ”
— on Jul 10, 2013.
“ Awesome group of writer's at every point of the writing process and they all have great info and insight into the process for each other. ”
— on Jun 26, 2013.
“ A thriving group, people seem pleasant, knowledgeable and helpful. I will definitely continue. ”
— on Apr 9, 2013.
“ Great! ”
— on Nov 13, 2012.
“ great! ”
— on Oct 9, 2012.
“ The quality and variety of critique given was excellent. Others' comments made me aware of things I had missed in my reading of the same work. Still, a few people seem to dominate the proceedings, making little apparent attempt to limit themselves to critique or refrain from repeating each other's points, and indulging in lengthy personal anecdotes ”
— on Apr 20, 2012.
“ A diverse group, including beginners and ranging to several published authors. Fun and friendly. Lots of support and helpful information. Grade A. ”
— on Apr 18, 2012.
“ I liked it very much because of all the information that I am getting just by listening to everyone. I hope to get to meet everyone eventually. ”
— on Feb 23, 2012.
“ Nice mix of people. I'll be back... ”
— on Feb 22, 2012.
“ Knowledgeable, friendly, helpful people. ”
— on Oct 11, 2011.
“ Excellent source for feedback. A variety of interesting discussions and a very welcoming atmosphere. ”
— on Sep 12, 2011.
“ Great! ”
— on Jul 21, 2011.
“ It was my first meeting. So far so good. ”
— on Jul 20, 2011.
“ You will become a better writer if you join. It's a safe haven for aspiring writers like myself. I am learning so much from the more accomplished folks. Everyone is open to encouragement, support, and advice. ”
— on May 25, 2011.
“ I am so glad I joined this group. I've learned so much in the few meetings I've attended. The people are knowledgeable, kind, and helpful. I look forward to the monthly meetings and the insight and suggestions I receive about my writing. Kudos to such a well-run group. I'm staying! ”
— on May 24, 2011.
“ I found the group interesting, supportive and informative. I will certainly attend again. ”
— on Apr 21, 2011.
“ From what I can see, its supportive; interested in giving good, valuable insight; and, has a wide breadth of knowledge of the writing experience. More importantly, they all seem to share the same issues and offer great advice as how to tackle the problem. ”
— on Aug 25, 2010.
“ Pleasant and supportive. ”
— on Jul 21, 2010.
“ Excellent group of people interested in improving writing and writers ”
— on Jun 27, 2010.
“ Spending time with folks who "get it" about being a writer. ”
— on May 20, 2010.
“ This was also my first meeting. It was everything (and more) than I had hoped. I felt inspired when I left, ready to jump into my project and get something together for the next critique. Isn't it fun when you get a group of people together (all from different backgrounds and experiences), put them into a room and then talk about their common passion. Great synergy. Randy, you did a fantastic job keeping the group together. I know how hard that can be. If there are any other meetings and/or classes happening before our next scheduled meeting, please let me know. So much to learn and experience, waiting until the end of May seems too long :) ”
— on Apr 21, 2010.
“ No matter what your writing level or experience, there is someone here that can help you. ”
— on Apr 21, 2010.
“ The group is very supportive of each other. Very enouraging. ”
— on Mar 25, 2010.
“ There is much to be gained from differing perspectives, experiences and knowledge on writing ”
— on Feb 17, 2010.
“ Support,Feedback and like mind missions ”
— on Oct 13, 2009.
“ This is a safe and encouraging environment. ”
— on Feb 25, 2009.
“ There is an atmosphere of seriousness towards each others writings while discussions are open and opinionated. Some who were disappointed with college level creative writing classes find our venue to be more educational and constructive than some classroom environments. You are not graded but your writing submissions can be voluntarily critiqued and you can have the chance to critique others work. We interface with each other and the group is currently small enough to ensure that one can participate at any level they desire. ”
— on Oct 29, 2008.