News & Notes

#8 in Development!

The submissions are in and our eighth anthology is in development.  A big thank you for all of those involved in making #8 come to life:

~ Advisory/Editorial board : Clare Winstanley, David Reichheld, Jim Bottomley and Linda Green Abraham.
~ Book Cover Artist – Arcade Pallot
~ Mighty Networks Coordinators and Moderators: Doni Eve, Clare Winstanley and Deb Clay
~ SWC membership

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Read about our members!  We’re showcasing our writers one by one. Read all about it.


We have a launched a virtual spot for members to continue to connect, learn, share, give feedback and support.  Meetings will be held via Zoom or within the forum network now at

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View our anthology collection (eight of them!) at the Gallery by Sooke Arts Council.

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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

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