West Seattle Event Calendar

*NOTE: We’ve ramped the calendar back to some level of usefulness, as more events continue being planned, both online and in-person, so let us know if you have something coming up that’s open to the public!*

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/etc. to be listed here? Please send basic info to westseattleblog@gmail.com – thanks! Please include full details AS PLAIN TEXT IN YOUR E-MAIL, *not* in an attached doc/poster/flyer/etc. A web link for more info helps too. Thank you!

USING THE CALENDAR: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing./question.

Dec
8
Wed
Virtual Write with Hugo House: Seattle Writes @ Online (see listing)
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required.

To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the red date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030.

In this group, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts. The session will begin with introductions and a short warm-up, after which we’ll read two separate poems and write in response to those. At times writers will be invited to create community through sharing words or ideas with other writers in small groups. Attendees will leave the class with 2-3 new drafts of poems. Designed for all writers, this group supports poets as well those working in other genres, as the skills practiced in poetry can be thought of as “cross-training” for memoir and fiction, too.

Jeanine Walker was a 2015 Jack Straw Writer and has published poems in Cimarron Review, Narrative, Pleiades, and Web Conjunctions. She holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Houston and teaches for Writers in the Schools.

The Seattle Writes series is made possible with the generous support of The Seattle Public Library Foundation.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Dec
9
Thu
Virtual It’s About Time Writers’ Reading Series @ Online (see listing)
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Ballard Branch welcomes the 385th meeting of the It’s About Time Writers’ Reading Series, featuring author readings and open mics. Registration required.

This month’s online presentation welcomes Millicent Borges Accardi, Pamela Hobart Carter, and Eleanor DeVito Owen.

Please click here to register. Ability to use Zoom on your own computer or phone is required for this program.
NEA fellow, Millicent Borges Accardi, a Portuguese-American writer, is the author of four poetry collections, including Only More So (Salmon Poetry, Ireland) and Through a Grainy Landscape. Among her awards are fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Fulbright, CantoMundo, Creative Capacity, the California Arts Council, Foundation for Contemporary Arts (COVID grant). The Corporation of Yaddo, Fundação Luso-Americana (Portugal), and the Barbara Deming Foundation, “Money for Women.” Millicent lives in Topanga, CA. Through a Grainy Landscape has been nominated for a PEN award.

Pamela Hobart Carter is the author of Her Imaginary Museum (Kelsay Books, 2020) and Held Together with Tape and Glue (Finishing Line Press, 2021). Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Competition finalist and Pushcart Prize nominee, Carter is co-author, with Arleen Williams, of twelve short books in easy English for adults. Her plays have been read and produced in Montreal (where she grew up), Seattle (where she lives), and Fort Worth (where she has only visited). For more than three decades Carter was a teacher.

Eleanor DeVito Owen is a 2021 Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association finalist in Adult Special Topics for Hobo Soup which she’ll read from for this event. Born in 1921 she is an American journalist, playwright, university professor, costume designer, theatre actress, and mental health professional. She has received statewide and national honors and awards for her advocacy work on behalf of families and individuals with mental illness having founded the Washington Advocated for the Mentally Ill. Owen served as the president and executive director of WAMI, now known as NAMI Greater Seattle office from 1978 to 2002. She began working on her memoir at age 90.

Ability to use Zoom on your own computer or phone is required for this program.

This reading will be recorded for podcast and will also be available for future viewing on the It’s About Time Writers’ Reading Series YouTube channel.

Dec
10
Fri
Virtual Arts For 50+: Winter Landscape Poetry @ Online (see listing)
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Winter Landscape Poetry with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter SPL2020 to enter the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps.

During this workshop, we’ll explore settings that hold special meaning through reminiscence activities. We’ll share personal stories and, together, create a mural of landscape memories captured in visual images, words and phrases.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Event Information: info@silverkite.us

Dec
11
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Dec
18
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Dec
25
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Dec 25 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jan
1
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jan 1 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jan
8
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jan
15
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jan
22
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jan
29
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Feb
5
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Feb
12
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Feb
19
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Feb
26
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Mar
5
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Mar 5 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Mar
12
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Mar 12 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Mar
19
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Mar 19 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Mar
26
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Mar 26 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Apr
2
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Apr
9
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Apr
16
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Apr 16 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Apr
23
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Apr 23 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Apr
30
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Apr 30 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

May
7
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
May 7 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

May
14
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
May 14 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

May
21
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
May 21 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

May
28
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
May 28 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jun
4
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jun
11
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jun 11 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jun
18
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jun 18 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jun
25
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jul
2
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jul
9
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jul
16
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jul
23
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jul
30
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Aug
6
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Aug
13
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Aug
20
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Aug
27
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Sep
3
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Sep
10
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Sep
17
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Sep
24
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Oct
1
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Oct
8
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Oct
15
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Oct
22
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Oct
29
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Oct 29 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Nov
5
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Nov
12
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Nov
19
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Nov 19 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Nov
26
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Dec
3
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Dec
10
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Dec
17
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Dec
24
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Dec 24 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Dec
31
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Dec 31 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jan
7
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jan
14
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jan
21
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Jan
28
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Jan 28 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Feb
4
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Feb 4 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Feb
11
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Feb 11 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Feb
18
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Feb 18 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Feb
25
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Feb 25 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Mar
4
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Mar 4 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Mar
11
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Mar 11 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Mar
18
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Mar 18 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Mar
25
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Mar 25 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Apr
1
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Apr
8
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Apr 8 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Apr
15
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Apr 15 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Apr
22
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Apr 22 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing

Apr
29
Sat
Free Saturday writing group
Apr 29 @ 10:30 am

(For location – see this site.)

This will be a FREE, WEEKLY, IN-PERSON active writing group based in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. It is a safe, critique-free space.

Formal manuscript review sessions with full positive critique will be offered several times a year, based on group interest.

WRITERS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Whether you haven’t picked up a pen since high school or are a pro, you are welcome. 16 and up. For more on AWA method go to Amherstwriters.org

THE COVID RULES
: At this time. the group is limited to vaccinated participants at this time. Masks are required while inside the space.

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Go to https://www.compasswriters.com/service-page/free-saturday-morning-awa-writing-group?referral=service_list_widget

PROCESS:

10:30 Welcome and crab coffee

10:40 Prompts given (use or don’t use, up to you)

10:40 to 12:40 Writing
12:40 those who wish to experience the full AWA method are invited to read their JUST WRITTEN work aloud for encouraging response. No critiquing, no telling other writers what they “should, might, or could” do.

BRING: 
Breakfast-y snacks to share
Whatever you like to write on
Ready encouragement for other writers

LEAVE AT HOME: 
Other writing. Sharing in this group is limited to he work just written during our session. Judgement of others’ writing