What we're about

We gather to share writing, offer peer feedback, and discuss the thrills and challenges of writing. Meetings include workshops, write-in meetings, community events, and happy hours. We hold meetings several times per month in Salem and Beverly. Writers in all genres are welcome.

Curious what we've been up to? We've been profiled in North Shore magazine and in the Peabody Essex Museum blog (http://connected.pem.org/lunarinspiration/), which published our pieces on PEM's Lunar Attraction exhibit. We also hosted a three-part series of events at the House of Seven Gables, including a very popular "Hawthorne 101 and Photo Hunt" event.

Before attending your first workshop, please read our Workshop Guidelines (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nLinuo2s2xQAkTyoQ7ljJNnOj2Jo3Yp5mlBpLnkFEfM/edit) and Attendance and No-Show Policy (https://docs.google.com/document/d/145ycU_hZHiThCAGNSOPT_1lYTYBdDJpRgOj8jbDZK-4/edit?usp=sharing).

You can also find us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/witchcitywriters/).

In the meantime, happy writing!

Jess Haberman

Witch City Writers Group Organizer

Fast-Track Workshop Group Organizer

Upcoming events (1)

Writing Workshop: 1-2 Page Troubleshooting Session

Beverly Library

$2.00

Submission drop-off folder (https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B3MMPHC9sfp0U0Nkc2RFX1hOUTg?usp=sharing) Join our workshop! Please review submissions before you attend and be ready to offer feedback (written feedback is always welcome). Please also review the workshop guidelines in the drop-off folder. Location: Beverly Library Please bring a $2 cash contribution to workshop meetings to participate. If you prefer, you can bring $30 cash for a full year of no-fee workshops. Everyone should bring their own copies, but it is helpful if those sharing can bring extra copies. Submissions due: Friday, Aug 23 Length: No longer than 2 double-spaced pages We'll be reading submissions from: Anyone who is interested! You're invited to submit a page or 2 of a "troublesome" section of your writing. Include a note at the top to tell us what kind of feedback you're looking for.

Past events (127)

Enduring Hawthorne Scavenger Hunt

The House of Seven Gables

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