News & Notes

Next SWC Meeting: Wednesday, August 20th

We will be meeting at 6:30 in the Sooke Public Library on August 20th.

On the agenda:
– how we can help each other (writer to writer)
– finding a location for longer, larger meetings
– anthology sales and development
– discussion of potential dates for feedback session meet-ups
– your writing life

Don’t forget – no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.   ~ Charles de Lint

Thanks to everyone who made the Art in the Park experience a great one! 


Our Mission

To provide support, connection, inspiration and encouragement to writers* at all levels of development in the Sooke region through membership services which include monthly meetings and community outreach in the form of student writing contests, workshops and readings.

*please note this group is for adults

Meetings & Reminders

Upcoming Events:

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SWC has a virtual spot for members to continue to connect, learn, share, give feedback and support at  An annual membership gives you access to the forum, Zoom meetings, member gatherings & workshops as well as a spot in our annual anthology.

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