This group is for creators of Fantasy and/or SciFi; novels, poems, movies, video games, comics, and more. If you are interested in creating stories in the fantasy and scifi genres, you are welcome here!
We aren't your usual Writing group - we more of a Writers' Support Group; creating a space for writers to come together, learn something from one another, and be geeky about writer-things! Want to talk world building? How about character development? Tropes? Magical and technological systems? Self publishing? You name it, we are probably going to talk about it!
We strive to build a committed, supportive community among our members. We hope you'll try to join us for a meet at least once every two months so that we can keep the conversations going!
The start of the new year (and the new decade; welcome to the roaring 20s) is a great time for beginnings, for new things, and for fresh takes. In the spirit of all things not-yet-done-before, PaperDemon.com and The Silicon Valley Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers group are partnering up to host a Big Bang challenge!
Those of you familiar with Big Bangs are probably used to seeing them take place in the Fan Fiction realm. This time, we’re doing something a bit different, and asking our writers and artists to meet the challenge of something new and original!
Members of the PaperDemon community have mentioned how fun it would be to have a challenge where artists and writers could collaborate together. We're very excited to finally make that dream happen by pairing up PaperDemon visual artists with writers from within PaperDemon and also from The Silicon Valley Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers group.
Writers are being called on to submit five thousand (5,000) words of original work. Artists will then select (or ‘claim’) a written work, and produce a piece of art that has never been seen before.
New characters! New worlds! New art!
How do you participate?
Check out the blog post over on PaperDemon.com (https://www.paperdemon.com/news/article/5219/art-writing-challenge-2020-big-bang) which has a step-by-step explanation of the whole process!
As writers, you *MUST* act by January 24th, 2020.
Have questions? Please let me know!
Let's get together and talk about the what's coming down the pipeline for the group.
To name a few things I want to talk about:
* Name contest! - let's come up with a snappy name for our group
* Review Partners! - do you want someone to review your story? You're not alone!
* Create Your Own Adventure! - it's going to be coming back!
* And, what do you want to see in the future of this group? What are you looking for? What do you need to feel supported in your journey? What kind of support do you want to give?
See you there!