What we're about

If you are a writer/author who values giving and receiving constructive criticism this is for you! All genres welcome!

Our goal is encouraging and motivating other writers by providing constructive feedback to help writers tune their skills, improve their writing, and be part of a rewarding community!

We also host writing workshops and special writing events to invoke your muse and inspire!

Upcoming events (5)

Character Panel

Online event

This is a panel devoted to character development. If you would like some ideas to help flesh out a character, make the role more prominent, help tying in backstory, or just looking for feedback on a character, this is the panel for you!
At least 3 days ahead of the meeting, if you will provide a little bit of information that you currently have on your character to the panel to include if possible:

The setting (fantasy, contemporary, historical etc),
Major function of character to story
Specific questions/details you're looking to flesh out
Anything else of import regarding the character you would like to share

Please upload the info here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Z_8JXMYERmSGLnGu-bc7RfqsP1A-B2yn?usp=sharing

The Zoom link will be posted in the comments 5 minutes before meeting start.

Happy Writing!
~MJ

Writing Prompt Wednesdays

Online event

Writing Prompt Wednesdays is about getting your creative juices flowing. Every First Wednesday, a new Writing Prompt will be sent out via meetup!

When you have accomplished the writing prompt, feel free to upload it to the google drive below for critique / comments.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/16I0_OPU-DlUlpyfIpd8dYGVPpMle7PIw?usp=sharing

We will not be meeting live for this one, it is strictly a document share at this point in time, but that may change in the future.

Happy Writing!

~MJ
mjpankey.com

Via Zoom-AWCG Critique meet!

Online event

This is a virtual/skype critique meetup for writers!

Submission guidelines:

2000 words (approximate)
Doublespaced word doc
Deadline: Tuesday 5pm EST
Email to: [masked]

***Meetup etiquette:
-Keep critique brief (no more than 5 mins)
-choose one main talking point during the meeting
-If someone else has already touched on that point, please discuss a different point.

-Adhering to these rules will ensure that everything that needs to be addressed about the submission can be, and that everyone has a chance to speak and add something meaningful to the discussion.

We are accessing the critiques via google drive now. The link will be sent out Wednesday night from meetup.

If you have not received an email by Thursday, please check your spam folder.

Looking forward to seeing you there and getting a good discussion and feedback going! ~MJ Pankey

Via Zoom-AWCG Critique meet!

Online event

This is a virtual/skype critique meetup for writers!

Submission guidelines:

2000 words (approximate)
Doublespaced word doc
Deadline: Tuesday 5pm EST
Email to: [masked]

***Meetup etiquette:
-Keep critique brief (no more than 5 mins)
-choose one main talking point during the meeting
-If someone else has already touched on that point, please discuss a different point.

-Adhering to these rules will ensure that everything that needs to be addressed about the submission can be, and that everyone has a chance to speak and add something meaningful to the discussion.

We are accessing the critiques via google drive now. The link will be sent out Wednesday night from meetup.

If you have not received an email by Thursday, please check your spam folder.

Looking forward to seeing you there and getting a good discussion and feedback going! ~MJ Pankey

Past events (122)

Plot Panel

Online event

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