What we're about

We’re looking for hosts to start more in-person events! Go to https://shutupwrite.com/organizers to sign up.

For online events, check out our Online Events Meetup at https://www.meetup.com/shutupandwriteonlineevents.

Shut Up & Write hosts free in-person and online writing events for writers all over the world. Our goal is to ensure that every writer, regardless of genre or skill level, has access to the community, accountability, and resources they need to be successful in their personal writing goals. Our events use our proven formula: a few minutes of introductions, an hour of focused writing, and a final check-in to share the hour's progress.

What to Expect

RSVP and please arrive 10–15 minutes early to get settled at an in-person event. Our host will lead introductions and then everyone will write for a quiet, focused period of time.

Afterward, feel free to get to know each other. Members often talk about their successes and challenges as writers. Our events are a safe space for writers to work on their craft. No one will read or critique your writing.

For more information, visit https://shutupwrite.com, or email us at questions@shutupwrite.com. To learn more about our events, check out our Getting Started Guide at https://shutupwrite.com/getting-started-guide.

Upcoming events (4+)

Shut Up & Write!® Deer Park/Arlington Heights

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Time: 2 PM PT/4 PM CT
ZOOM!

How is your writing coming along? Writer's block? Distracted? Let's discuss, share ideas and motivate each other. We have had good discussions along with 90-minute writing segments.

SCHEDULE:
4:00 - Brief introductions then writing.
5:45 - Discussion and sharing.
6:00 - Fade Out!

Happy Writing!

Shut Up & Write!® Deer Park - Mondays 12pm PT/2pm CT

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ZOOM!

How is your writing coming along? Writer's block? Distracted? Let's discuss, share ideas and motivate each other. We will write for an hour and twenty minutes and then have a half-hour discussion. Join us!

SCHEDULE: (CT)
2:00 - Brief introductions.
2:15 - Writing.
3:45 - Discussion and sharing.
4:00 - Fade Out!

Happy Writing!

Shut Up & Write!® Deer Park/Arlington Heights

Link visible for attendees

Time: 2:00 PT 4:00 CT

ZOOM!

How is your writing coming along? Writer's block? Distracted? Let's discuss, share ideas and motivate each other. We have had good discussions along with 90-minute writing segments.

SCHEDULE:
4:00 - Brief introductions then writing.
5:45 - Discussion and sharing.
6:00 - Fade Out!

Happy Writing!

Shut Up & Write!® Deer Park/Arlington Heights

Link visible for attendees

Time: 2 PM PT/4 PM CT
ZOOM!

How is your writing coming along? Writer's block? Distracted? Let's discuss, share ideas and motivate each other. We have had good discussions along with 90-minute writing segments.

SCHEDULE:
4:00 - Brief introductions then writing.
5:45 - Discussion and sharing.
6:00 - Fade Out!

Happy Writing!

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Shut Up & Write!® Deer Park/Arlington Heights

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