What we're about

We are currently meeting monthly with over 60 people in attendance and growing. We have a facebook group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1063082980415775/

Vision: Kingdom Writers Association is to be a resource center for Christian writers of all levels to empower, encourage, and unlock scribes into their calling and to publish award-winning material within all genres with the purpose of reaching more people for Christ.

San Diego is to be the birthplace of Christian books, screenplays, short stories, songs, poems, and more that will rival the legends of old such as JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis. San Diego will be the "New Inklings" being intentional to pull on heaven and write on earth stories that are waiting to be released from the vaults of heaven.

We will formulate groups throughout San Diego that are genre-focused where writers can collaborate, discuss, and encourage one another's works in the ultimate goal of becoming a published and successful author.

Monthly "Writers Gatherings" will continue to build momentum and challenge all in attendance to go after what they have been called to do...write. Workshops that are very specific for How To's will be planned throughout the year. Yearly conference with keynote speakers will be planned and organized in San Diego.

Director of KWA: Brae Wyckoff (CEO of www.braewyckoff.com, LR Publishing, KWA Publishing, The Greater News, award-winning author, Amazon bestseller)
Assistant Director: Jill Wyckoff (CEO of Liber8 Arts, www.Jillwyckoff.com, author and encounter artist) Creative Contributor: Michelle Barsana (songwriter, author, music/worship trainer)

Monthly "Writers Gatherings" happen on the 2nd Saturday of each month. (Time and dates can be changed so double check). Make sure to join our facebook group page called San Diego Kingdom Writers Association Group. We have constant interaction in this group where you can learn from one another and get important updates on future events.

If writing is your calling and destiny then it is time to surround yourself with those who believe in you and want you to succeed. Become a member and be part of the scribe community on a deeper level. KWA members benefits include:
* Monthly Gatherings (information & support meetings)* Small group critique gatherings* Discounts to conferences and workshops* First access to "advances" (formerly known as retreats)* And more!

The yearly cost to join KWA will be $60 per year.

*If you are not a member then it will be $10 for each monthly meeting you attend and you will not receive benefits or discounts for conferences and workshops and more. Monthly Gatherings are free for 1st-time visitors and KWA members.

http://www.KingdomWritersAssociation.com

KWA Junior is for ages 8 to 15. We meet from 10:30 to 11:30 at the same location of our regular KWA Gathering. It is free for the youth. Parents are welcome to sit in as we explore creative writing with the Holy Spirit.

Upcoming events (3)

KWA Online Gathering June 13th, 2020 "Ninja Writers"

Online event

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1063082980415775/ Join us live on Facebook on our San Diego Kingdom Writers Association group page on June 13th, 2020, at 9am. We will have several of our KWA Leadership team online to talk about the writing processes and challenges. We call this "Fly on the wall" episode where you get to watch and glean from other's input as they traverse their calling as a writer. Our gatherings whether physical or virtual are always filled with the Holy Spirit and pointing our creative gifts back to the Creator. Each month is always unique and special. Join us live on Facebook, interact on the chat with us, and give room for God to speak to each one of you. It is time! God is gathering His scribal army. He is calling you out. This is your time. This is your life. Do not delay and get in the game now with us. www.KingdomWritersAssociation.com Free live-stream Membership is $60 per year which gets you 50% discount to our physical gatherings, online resources, 50% discount to workshops, private Facebook group, discount to Idyllwild Writers Advance in November, add your book to our website, and more.

KWA OXFORD, UK Writer's Advance

Oxford

Oxford 2020 Writers Advance with Brae and Jill Wyckoff August 1st-8th (Saturday to Saturday), 2020 “The City of Dreaming Spires” Tentative Itinerary: August 1st- Arrive in London, get transportation to hotel in Oxford (bus or uber) August 2nd- Breakfast together, go into town together, free time August 3rd- Session 1 (morning meetings), Eagle & Child Pub- Inklings August 4th- Session 2 (morning meetings), CS Lewis home tour, gravesite (Holy Trinity Church) August 5th- Session 3 (morning meetings), Oxford guided walking tour with special emphasis on Addison’s Walk August 6th- JRR Tolkien gravesite, Oxford Inklings tour with Brae August 7th- Free Day to explore August 8th- Pack up, check out of hotel, and head home *Because Oxford is 8 hours ahead of San Diego you will need to arrange flight to arrive accordingly (leave Friday to arrive Saturday). Cost per person: $[masked] (Based on double occupancy. If you are traveling alone we will match team members together as is possible) Non-refundable down payment: $250 (remaining balance due by June 1st, 2020) Payment Plan: You may choose any payment plan that works for you, however, full payment must be received by June 1st. Please note that credit card and Paypal payments must add an additional 3%, thus an additional amount of $88.50, to cover fees. Payment Info: Please make checks out to Awakening International Mail checks to: PO Box 1391, Vista CA 92085. For credit card/Paypal payments: go to www.AwakeningInternational.church and go to GIVE tab (Note: if you make any payments online please indicate OXFORD and email [masked] to advise of your payment so we can record appropriately) REGISTER: Email [masked] to get an application and to secure your spot. LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE. This trip is open to anyone regardless of their affiliation with KWA, however, KWA members will be given first notice and therefore the first opportunity. Don't delay. Lock in your spot today and come out to Oxford with us on this life-changing trip. And remember, this is a writer’s ADVANCE, not a writer's retreat. Kingdom Writers don’t retreat from anything. Let's do this! Please Note: Price includes hotel, breakfast, tours, and training sessions. Price does not include Airfare, transportation to hotel and airport, lunch, dinner, and bus pass during the week from the hotel into Oxford proper (anticipate $1500 extra approx). *Some people are staying longer or taking an extended vacation to such places as Scotland or Italy. Great opportunity while you are out there to explore more of Europe on your own. ***We will be monitoring flight information for this trip and let you know what we find. Please be researching flights for yourself as well. It takes longer to get to London so we will need to book flights for 7/31 departure in order to arrive on 8/1 in London. That means we would be leaving Friday and arriving Saturday. We will then take the bus or Uber in groups to the hotel in Oxford an hour away from the airport. ***We took this trip in 2017 and it changed everyone's life who went. This will be an incredible journey and adventure. We can't wait to go to Oxford with you. ***Please note that some people have booked additional time after the 8th to stay in Europe as an extended vacation. You are in charge of how you want to plan this trip before or after the 1st through the 8th. We check out of the hotel on the 8th and most will fly home that day. Others have gone on to Scotland or London or Italy to have an extended vacation. Plan accordingly and have fun.

KWA Idyllwild Writers Retreat (Advance) - Nov 5th-7th, 2020

Idyllwild-Pine Cove

Breathe in the fresh mountain air, awaken your senses, and ignite your imagination in the idyllic mountain town of Idyllwild. IDYLLWILD KINGDOM WRITERS ASSOCIATION ADVANCE IDYLLWILD, CA — NOVEMBER 5-7, 2020 Treat your body, mind, soul & spirit to this all-inclusive weekend: *Specialized training *One-on-one time with leaders *Fellowship with a small community of Kingdom writers *Fun creative exercises to stir your imagination *Night of Spirit-led worship *Plenty of God time; walk, write, imagine, dream, talk with your Master Creator *Fresh mountain air to clear your head and a cozy fire to warm your bones *All food and beverages included *And more wonderful surprises! Location: Emerson Lodge at Idyllwild Pines Camp, 26375 CA-243, Idyllwild, CA 92549 Cost per person: KWA Members $299/Non-Members $349 includes accommodations, all meals, and training ​Become a member today to save on this Advance and all other events & workshops! www.KingdomWritersAssociation.com Payments: $100 non-refundable down payment to lock in your spot / balance due October 1st Checks payable to Kingdom Creativity International, mail to P.O. Box 2292 Vista CA 92085 Credit card payments accepted via PayPal (with additional 3% service fee) Limited to: 20 people (past 2 years have sold out so register as soon as possible) ​Tentative schedule: Thursday, November 5th: 2 to 3:00 pm Arrival 5:30 pm Dinner 7 pm Evening Session Friday, November 6th: 7:00- 8:00am Private coaching sessions with Brae Wyckoff (Registrants will receive this option and instructions for scheduling in their confirmation email.) 8:00 am Breakfast 9:00-10:00 Private coaching sessions with Brae Wyckoff 10:15-noon -Creative expression optional time with Jill 12:00 pm Lunch 1:00 pm Free Time (Explore Idyllwild, write, hike, scheduled 1-1 time w/trainers) 5:30 pm Dinner 7 pm Evening Session - Worship and training with special guest, Michelle Barsana Saturday November 7th: 8:00 am Breakfast 9:00-10:00 am Writers Commissioning - Brae Wyckoff 11:00 am Clean up cabin/Check out/Head home Lead Trainers: Brae and Jill Wyckoff Special guest: Regional Worship Leader, Author, Singer/Songwriter, Michelle Barsana What you need to know: Emerson Lodge is a 3 level log cabin with built-in beds, full kitchen, living room, fireplace, 2 bathrooms (men and women) on the lower level that has 2 showers, 2 toilet stalls, and 2 sinks in each one. This is a co-ed dorm-like cabin. 1st Floor Bedroom #1 (4 beds) Bedroom #2 (4 beds) Bedroom #3 (4 beds) 2nd Floor Bedroom #4 (6 beds) Bedroom #5 (6 beds) Bedroom #6 (2 beds) Bathrooms and showers are on lower level below the 1st floor accessible by stairs (only). You will need to bring your own bedding, toiletries, and any “special” food requirements (there is a full kitchen in the lodge for storing and preparing). The lodge staff cannot accommodate all dietary restricted, however, they can provide gluten-free meals at no additional cost with advance notice. Please let us know if you would like us to arrange for gluten-free meals. register at: www.KingdomWritersAssociation.com

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KWA Virtual Gathering- May 9th, 2020- Collaboration

Online event

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