Shut Up and Write! East Bay (Alameda) Marathon -- Outdoors!

  • July 2, 2013 · 10:00 AM
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Write in the great outdoors!

Julie's has an expansive urban garden in the back. It's a tranquil, writer-friendly space with plenty of power outlets and spacious tables. Unlike San Francisco, we don't do fog in Alameda, so it's generally sunny (with a nice bay breeze) at this time of year. The big table (our favorite) sits under a a gazebo screen that lets dappled light filter through but reduces screen glare on laptops. Trees and flora abound.

And the coffee? Top-notch.

There is non-metered parking less than a block on either side of Park Street, which connects to 880 (as 23rd Avenue) just a mile from Julie's.

Bring a sweater or jacket for later in the session.

10:00 a.m. - Introductions
10:10 a.m. - Shut up and Write!
12:30 p.m. -- Check in, have lunch
2:00 p.m. -- Brief check in

We're less time-structured within our six-hour window than some of the more established Shut Up & Write venues. But we're here, writing, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday. Drop in during the schedule allows ... but please change your RSVP if you change your mind.

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  • Rona F.

    sorry won't be able to make it after all. Darn! Hope to come next week. Happy writing in the sunshine!

    July 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    The stupid BART strike made it too inconvenient for me to come. Sorry! :(

    July 2, 2013

  • Rona F.

    I will be there around/ after the lunchtime check-in.

    July 2, 2013

  • Brian Patrick H.

    Dentist appt in a.m Feel free to get started without me!

    July 1, 2013

    • Pamela P.

      i can not make the gathering today after-all. so sorry! next time

      July 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I plan on coming, but late. Have to attend a meeting at 9am, so I will come immediately after.

    Laura

    July 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to my 1st marathon.

    June 29, 2013

  • L. Rebecca H.

    Perhaps I will be late.

    June 28, 2013

  • Cindy H.

    apologies - i will not be attending - i need evenings - thx

    June 27, 2013

  • Cindy H.

    do you ever have an evening event at julie's?

    June 27, 2013

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