Writers Chat

Note: We meet the first Saturday and second Sunday of every month. Space is limited at Panera, so please RSVP-- and update your RSVP as needed.

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Stuck, struck dumb, or blocked? Inspired, on a roll or tearin' it up?

Is your latest accomplishment writing a single page, finishing the 265th revision of your book, or just making the commitment to writing?

Whatever your state of mind, this group is for you.

Whether you are passionate about inspirational work, how-to's or memoir; excited about graphic novels, YA or sci-fi; focused like a laser on literary fiction, poetry or mysteries-- we're here to talk about what's on your minds and to celebrate your steps.

Bring no pages-- just your desire to connect with and support other writers.

PS: We may email you for suggested topics before the meeting-- or post your suggested topics on the meetup page!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Great session as usual! As promised, here's the list of websites we discussed for the agent query process...

    Writers Market
    http://www.writersmarket.com/

    Publishers Marketplace
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/

    Query Tracker
    http://querytracker.net/

    Agent Query
    http://www.agentquery.com/

    Predators and Editors
    http://pred-ed.com/

    Writer Beware
    http://www.sfwa.org/other-resources/for-authors/writer-beware/

    Noah Lukeman (download query letters)
    http://www.noahlukeman.com/

    Have a creative week and see you Sunday! -M

    2 · March 2, 2014

    • Cheryl R.

      A million thanks, Michelle!

      March 4, 2014

  • cj

    Very uplifting. Thank you!

    March 4, 2014

  • Robert M.

    Always glad to meet new writers and learn from them.

    March 2, 2014

  • Pat Q.

    Enjoyed the discussions very much, and look forward to more.

    March 2, 2014

  • Rachel

    Last time I had to bail because work popped up...and today I woke up w/a stomach virus. I hate having to miss again, but I doubt you guys would want me to share this bug w/you. I will make it to Writers Chat one day, if it's the last thing I do!

    March 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wow! We have a lot coming to today. Thats awesome guys! We'll try to work with the space at Panera the best we can. Remember to change your RSVP if you cant make it. See you all there after the Query Workshop! :)

    March 1, 2014

  • Pat Q.

    I plan to be there. Like to hear what others are doing.

    February 27, 2014

  • Martha R.

    I'll be coming to meet other writers for the first time.

    February 26, 2014

    • Cheryl R.

      I look forward to meeting you! My family name is Wrather. We go back to the Rather family at some point... apparently there was some disagreement about spelling!

      February 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey guys, I just wanted to let you know that spots are still available for this workshop on Saturday in case you were interested. I will be attending :)

    Query Letter Workshop: Get Started. Get Noticed. Get Signed (with author C.J. Redwine)

    Join us to discover what your query letter must have to attract and hold the attention of the agent and publisher, as well as what your query letter must avoid if it wants to make it past the slush pile.

    March 1,[masked]pm
    Berry Hill Community Center
    404 East Iris Dr
    Nashville, TN 37204 $15 /person

    http://www.meetup.com/childrens...­

    **Must join Kid Lit Meetup in order to register for this workshop** (you can remove yourself after the workshop)

    February 26, 2014

  • Ross W.

    If I don't find you… Please look for me! Thanks… Ross

    February 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be I'm Palm Springs for a writers' conference.

    February 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm going to the Query Letter Workshop this day in Berry Hill. Depending on when it gets out I may still make the last half of the chat.

    February 14, 2014

  • Sherry W.

    Will be going to a play out if town that day. Hate to miss!

    February 9, 2014

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