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Welcome to North Gotham Writers!

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We are a local group with members who have joined independently of Meetup. There are always four to five regulars, along with folks who wander through our doors via Meetup. We are a dynamic group who encourage growth and professionalism. If this sounds like your cup of tea, we'd love to meet you.

And speaking of tea, I will have coffee, tea, and a snack. If anyone would like to contribute, please feel free to do so—a different beverage, etc. Wine is fine.

What you will need:

Because I am expecting a fairly large group, we will have to keep our readings short. I’d like to give everyone a chance to read and receive feedback from the group. If you have never been in a writer’s group before, no worries—we’ll help you learn the process.

Please bring no more than five (5) pages of writing. You will need approximately 10 copies. As we move forward, everyone will have the opportunity to read longer pieces. You may use two-sided printing, though for any other professional submission, this would not be acceptable. The professional format for your writing is as follows:

· Use 1-inch margins on all sides.

· Double spaced with no extra lines between paragraphs.

· Use a single character space only, not two between sentences.

· In MS Word under ‘Paragraphs’ set text for double spaced with 0 pt before and after. Set indentation for 0 left and right, and under ‘Special’ select ‘First Line’ for 0.05.

· Justified left, thus the right-hand lines will be uneven.

· Black Ink

· Use a serif typeface (font), 12pt. Times New Roman or Courier.

Any questions, message me!

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  • Lovegoddess Seeranie H.

    Hello everyone my name is Lovegoddess Seeranie Hunt. I just came across this page and decide to join. I like to write about - only love. Is this a place I can visit? I have a 3 Poetry book, 1 Novel, 1 inspirational book-"Secrets of Love for His & Her Needs" I just publish on

    2 days ago

    • whitsall

      Hello Lovegoddess Seeranie Hunt! We would love to meet you and share in your writing life and of course share our journeys with you.

      2 days ago

    • whitsall

      Thank you for joining North Gotham Writers. I hope you will join us for our upcoming meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, December 6th at 6:30 p.m. We would love to meet you. We are five woman and one man who write in a variety of genres: fantasy, memoir, lesbian romance, crime mystery, and literary fiction. I hope you will consider trying us on for size. If you decide to check us out, please bring seven copies of the pages you plan to read to the group. We ask that you bring no more than eight to nine double-spaced pages. We will happily listen and offer verbal and written critique. Your copies will be returned to you following your reading. We meet in my home in Bennington, Vermont, and have been doing so for the past twelve years. IIf you plan to attend, I will send directions. Again, thanks for joining. Call [masked]) or write with any questions or concerns. My best, Marie White Small, author of the novel Stony Kill

      2 days ago

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