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Space Coast Writers’ Guild

Welcome

Welcome to the Space Coast Writers’ Guild, Inc. We are dedicated to encouraging, instructing, and developing writers of all genres. If this is your first visit, please take a moment to explore all we have to offer.

Space Coast Writers’ Guild

Meetings

 

The Guild meets on the third Saturday of each month at 1 PM at the Eau Gallie Public Library, 1521 Pineapple Ave., Melbourne, Florida 32935.

Meetings begin with a brief business segment, including announcements, welcome of new members, introduction of the board members, and treasurer’s report. A presentation of some aspect of writing, by a guest speaker, follows.

Our Next Meeting: February 19, 2022

One of the most challenging aspects of writing is the dialogue your characters engage in. You can have the most riveting plot, but if the dialogue is humdrum, your readers are going to close your book and regift it. How do you liven it up?

The answer is simple. Come to the February SCWG meeting, where Joni Fisher will hold a Dialogue Workshop. This interactive session will show us how to engage our readers with compelling back-and-forth that will keep them turning the pages to see what happens next!

As usual, we will convene at the Eau Gallie Public Library in the meeting room for this in-person presentation. Enter through the main doors and make an immediate right turn. Again, the address is 1521 Pineapple Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32935.

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Space Coast Writers’ Guild

Upcoming Events

SCWG Meeting, Eau Gallie Library

November 20, 2021

The next regularly scheduled Guild meeting is Saturday, February 19, 2022. For information on the meeting, please click the Meeting Information button below. Future events of interest include:

January 28, 2022: Call for submissions opens for SCWG Annual Short Story Contest. Cash prizes to be had!

February 19, 2022: SCWG monthly meeting. Joni Fisher presents Dialog Workshop.

March 1, 2022: SCWG Annual Short Story Contest closes at midnight tonight.

March 19, 2022: SCWG monthly meeting. Linda Zern will present The Fine Art of Writing.

April 16, 2022: SCWG monthly meeting. Binge-Write Your Novel in 5 Steps, presented by Kerry Evelyn.

May 21, 2022: SCWG monthly meeting. Open duscussion; Q&A. SCWG Annual Short Story Contest winners announced.

June 18, 2022: SCWG monthly meeting. Madame President Joanne will present TBD.

July 16, 2022: SCWG monthly meeting. Jay Heavner: Do you have “The Write/Right Stuff?”

August 20, 2022: SCWG Monthly Meeting. Joni M. Fisher, presenting.

September 17, 2022: SCWG Monthly Meeting. The Fine Art of Story Struccture, by Linda Zern.

 October 15, 2022: SCWG Monthly Meeting. SCWG’S 40th Anniversary Celebration! Woo-hoo!! Where did we come from? Where are we going?

November 19, 2022: SCWG Monthly Meeting. Cap Daniels presents, What to expect from the Publishing World and How to Position Yourself As a Novelist.

December 17, 2022: SCWG Annual Holiday Meeting.

Join the Guild

Annual dues are $40. Monthly meetings are held the 3rd Saturday of each month at 1 PM at the Eau Gallie Public Library, 1521 Pineapple Avenue.

A Word From Our President

Joanne Fisher

Welcome to the new and improved website for the Space Coast Writers’ Guild! The website we’ve had for a couple years has served us very well. But it had its limitations, and we were bumping up against those limitations. Primarily, our webmaster and Vice President Dan Fisher ran out of space to put our authors on that page. So, he has spent the past couple months working with Robin McDonald of MacRed Designs redesigning and rebuilding the website from the ground up.

Some folks say, “Well, it should only take an hour or so to build a website.” That may be true, but if this was to be done right it needed to be planned out, piece by piece, as one would plan out and design a house.

Please take your time to peruse the website. If you haven’t yet, please send your author information to Dan at the link below. He will need a good quality headshot photo (with light colored background), a listing of your latest book, or your last few books, and a short bio. It should be no more than 100 words.

Sincerely,
Joanne Fisher
President, Space Coast Writers’ Guild

 

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The Space Coast Writers’ Guild, Inc. (SCWG) is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization located in Brevard County, Florida since 1982. Annual dues are $40. Monthly meetings are held the third Saturday of each month at 1 PM at the Eau Gallie Public Library, 1521 Pineapple Avenue, in the Eau Gallie section of Melbourne, Florida
Space Coast Writers' Guild
P.O. Box 262
Melbourne, FL 32902-0262

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