Shut Up & Write! East Bay Marathon

Join fellow writers for a marathon session of focused writing.  With this location we ALWAYS advise prompt arrival if you need electrical outlet access.  And please check our new lunch procedure with Mo'Joe.

Hosted by Arthur.

10:00am - Check-in, Introductions, PLACE LUNCH ORDER AND PAY FOR IT AND TELL MO'JOE WHAT TIME YOU'D LIKE IT READY.  They have been very accommodating.

10:15am - Write for one-and-a-half hours

11:45am - Lunch break, check-in, and socializing

12:30pm - Write for one-and-a-half hours

02:00pm - Check-in, beverage/snack, chat

02:30pm - Write for one-and-a-half hours

04:00pm - Last check-in.  Keep writing or start talking.

If you're spending too much time THINKING about writing, come and join us for some marathon sessions, 4.5 hour or more of focused writing!

1) Please try to arrive a bit early to get a seat with the group.

2) Order something from Mo's - we want to keep them happy and keep coming back!  And be sure to have lunch here as well, then they'll really like us.

3) If you arrive late try not to disrupt the writing flow.  Find a seat somewhere, start writing, and we'll check in with you at the next break.

4) During breaks, make sure to purchase something from the cafe
if you can. That will cause them to want us to come back again
and again.

5) If you can't make it, please un-RSVP at least a few days in
advance if at all possible. Late RSVP changers have prevented
eager writers from attending past overly subscribed Marathons!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Not the friendliest group of people but it’s a place to sit and write, I guess.

    August 9

    • Arley

      Sadness! I think we didn't know you were there... Hopefully you'll try again. Make sure you say "hi" to the moderator when you arrive so they get you for check-ins. = ) Sorry about that!

      August 10

  • Lisa C.

    Was there late. But always great to see familiar faces and get work done.

    August 9

  • Arley

    Productive session. Was great hanging out and getting words down. Thanks all!

    August 9

  • Dana D.

    Argh! I can't make it. Sudden family conflict.

    August 9

  • Lisa C.

    I'll be there around noon.

    August 9

  • Heather

    I'll be looking at an apartment in the morning but intend to come afterwards. See you tomorrow!

    August 8

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hmm, looks good. I’ll have to check Friday and see if I can go.

    August 5

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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