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Shut Up & Write!™ San Fernando Valley
Welcome to the San Fernando Valley area branch of Shut Up & Write! LA. We will do quick introductions at 10:00 am, and then 'shut up and write' for one hour minimum. If you arrive late, please take a seat quietly and just start writing, so as not to disturb the writers already in progress. The idea is to focus, uninterrupted, on writing, for a minimum of one hour. Following our writing time, please network and/or share ideas and resources. This is our time to increase our writing productivity. Finish that novel, journal, article, screenplay, or blog you've been working on! Come join us at Panera Bread in Woodland Hills-- the food is good and the writing is better! https://youtu.be/8TzRDMcZysc

Panera Bread

6344 Topanga Canyon Blvd Westfield Village · Woodland Hills, CA

What we're about

Shut Up & Write!™ is more than a movement, more than a good idea. We’re a method of writing that delivers. As an international organization, we are thousands of writers in a worldwide community, but most importantly, we are writers who write together in a local cafe. Join us.

We have events every week, all over. Sometimes we talk after. Whatever you’re writing, whatever form it takes, wherever you are in your process, you won’t be the only one.

And if you need help with your writing, we offer that too.
Want to know more? Check us out: www.shutupwrite.com. Or get in touch: questions@shutupwrite.com.

Meetup Event Format
It is an empowering and rewarding experience to write an hour each week, at the same time and place. It serves as powerful support for building your daily writing discipline.

RSVP and please arrive 10–15 minutes early to get settled. At the Meetup our Organizer will lead introductions and then everyone will sit down and write.

Afterwards, feel free to get to know each other. Members often talk about their successes and challenges as writers. The Shut Up & Write!™ format brings a social facet to a normally isolated craft.

Our Meetups are a safe space for writers to work on their craft. No one will read or critique your writing.

“Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else.“ - Gloria Steinem

This is your time to write.

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