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Not all creative people are looking for criticism. Some just want inspiration, friends, and the chance to be creative with others who just get it. While originally a writers' group, this group is going to tour great coffee houses, where members will have the opportunity to do art or writing alongside each other. We'll be each others' cheerleaders on our journey, whether that be writing your memoir, standing in front of a microphone reading a poem or singing out loud, or just having friends to call when writers' block, or getting rejection from a gallery, a publisher or producer makes you feel like screaming.

Some planned events may include artists and writers' hikes, travel or retreats. We might have a dinner at a restaurant just to talk shop and exchange stories.

Or we might meet at a coffee house or the beach to just make our art, write, edit or anything that makes you feel inspired or creative in a supportive, friendly and fun atmosphere.

Ever geek out at a Sci-Fi conference with a masquerade ball? Or get inspired by hearing Stan Lee or Stephen King speak live and sign your book? Hear about all the best events and become part of the who-you-know crowd here. And great free or cheap writers' and artists' conferences pop up all over the place, and it's better to have other creative friends there for support and networking. Collaborations welcome!

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Tuesday, August 1, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    5 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    3 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, August 29, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017 7:00 PM

    Shut-Up & Write! (or illustrate)

    1 creative friends attending
 
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