Jersey City Writers is a community of dedicated scribes who seek to develop and explore their craft by interacting with other writers. We inspire and support each other to be the best writers we can be in a fun and open social setting.
All genres are welcome. We encourage you to finish your play, your novel or your short story. Stop by and bond with other writers who understand the complicated, yet satisfying process of creating something from nothing.
If you are a local writer seeking inspiration, support and accountability…come join us!
Our philosophy is that facts can be as compelling as fiction. We are a warm, enthusiastic and supportive group, dedicated to helping each other become the best writers we can be. Two members have completed book length memoirs, getting feedback on Nonfiction Mondays, one chapter at a time. We welcome a wide range of nonfiction including essays, memoir, blog posts, articles. At each workshop, you will have the opportunity to pick a date to submit your work for review and feedback.
Salute the summer's end with the Tuesday night Jersey City Writers members!
We're meeting at the Zeppelin Hall biergarten to mix, mingle, and talk about what we're writing. Come to chat about what you're working on, and if you're not writing anything all the better! Come for inspiration!
We'll talk characters, plots, settings, descriptions, forms, and genres of both the work we write and the work that inspires us.
Jumpstart your creativity!
Tonight's workshop will use three upcoming writing contests as the focus of each prompt so writers can get a jump on getting published.
The goal of prompts is to move writers from their comfort zone and try a new genre, voice or character.
• What to bring
Notebook, laptop and pen, and your imagination!
“Years of the gods have elapsed, and in comparison...our modern world and its literature seem puny.”
-Henry David Thoreau
Proveth Thoreau wrong by sending Jersey City Writers your glorious myth-making endeavors where old gods, scary monsters, and urban legends burst forth from the page and wreak havoc upon innocent souls. We welcome your folktales, fables, and lore be they fantasy...or fact. The most excellent works shall be read for all to witness at Of Myths & Monsters on September 6th at Village West Gallery.
Ye Olde Submission Guidelines:
Original and unpublished work only
All time periods welcome
Sticketh to the genres: mythology and horror
Limit 3 submissions per writer
Email ye submissions to [masked]
Deadline: August 19, 2019 @ 11:59pm